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Rhodes: Love despite divorce

Rhodes: Love despite divorce

Samantha Rhodes, Managing Editor
April 1, 2015
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How I learned to empathize with my parents

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Cartoon: Umm?

Samantha Heinze, Editorial Cartoonist
April 1, 2015
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Rinckey: Sisters by chance, friends by choice

Rinckey: Sisters by chance, friends by choice

Morgan Rinckey, Opinion Editor
April 1, 2015
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When I was a kid, my best friends were my sisters — but I wasn’t my sisters’ best friend. They bonded for two years before I was born, quickly becoming the best of friends and purposely not giving me an invitation to the club. But it wasn’t for lack of trying. I tried every trick in the...

Saba: Miles apart but never at heart

Saba: Miles apart but never at heart

Alexandria Saba, Community Editor
April 1, 2015
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We hugged one last time and when I got in the car, he shut my door for me. As I buckled myself in for the long drive home, I watched as the boy I spent so many days and nights with walked away from me and into the door of his new home. This was one of the hardest moments of my life to just sit back...

Rhodes: Tips for handling divorce

Rhodes: Tips for handling divorce

Samantha Rhodes, Managing Editor
April 1, 2015
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Divorce is a complicated word that comes with a heavy load of baggage and oftentimes mixed feelings. Trust me — I know from personal experience how emotional of a roller coaster it can be dealing with both your own feelings and those of your parents. For some, it’s a relief to hear that your...

His life, her story, one love: Four students talk about their sexual identity and how it has shaped their lives

Colleen Anderson, Co-News Editor
April 1, 2015
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From picking out a nickname to deciding the right time to say “I love you,” every relationship has its own unique set of circumstances and difficulties that must be overcome. However, having a different sexuality or gender identity can sometimes complicate those challenges in ways you might not consider. To...

Infidelity: how and why we cheat on love

Ashley Diel, Staff Reporter
April 1, 2015
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It started as a normal Tuesday morning for Stacy Clever. Before getting out of bed, she took a few moments to appreciate the slowly-rising sun in the autumn sky. After eating her typical breakfast of fruit and a bagel with orange juice, she got ready for morning classes. Her fiancé, tall and muscular...

Eggert: It’s OK to be single

Eggert: It’s OK to be single

Amanda Eggert, Former Editor-in-Chief
April 1, 2015
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I remember feeling embarrassed and rejected. Flashback to Valentine’s Day 10 years ago — I had just given a valentine to a boy I liked from my sixth-grade class. I was shy and giddy with excitement. I could feel my heart beating in my throat as I watched him open it. He glanced at it and then...

Jarrett: Relationships are worth it

Jarrett: Relationships are worth it

Dustin Jarrett, IC Columnist
April 1, 2015
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She has green eyes, gentle lips, silky black hair and the ability to speak to me without saying a word — no wonder I’m head over heels for such a woman. Love is a miraculous thing. My world spins and then falls into place at the very thought of the person I love. This person, my girlfriend...

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