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Thursday, May 23, 2024

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The end is (maybe) near - are you ready?

Recently, I was sprawled out on my couch, flipping channels and minding my own business, when I came across a program on The History Channel that freaked me out of my sloth-like daze. The television program I am referring to was, of course, about the apocalypse.


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Celeb news no substitute for real stuff

Shame on the news industry. You've been very naughty, and I'm sending you to your room without any new celebrity drunken-driving stories, outrageously priced politician haircut stories or developments on the latest celebrity divorces.


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Texting ban wouldn't be enough

Two Florida lawmakers want to pass a don't-text-and-drive law for minors. I can hardly blame them. After all, who hasn't been scared of the guy with one hand on the wheel and the other on a phone? However, I am not so convinced the bill is a good thing for drivers in the Sunshine State.


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'Ethnic' food in America is anything but

The end of the semester is always the saddest time of year. It's hard to impress a date when your checking account is drier than Barbara Walters' skin. Nowadays, we also have to be multicultural to maintain a relationship.


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Things to be thankful for at UF this holiday

Ah, Thanksgiving. I'm thankful for the holiday you can't screw up. There's no need to fret about finding the perfect gift for your mom or someone hot to kiss at midnight. It's socially acceptable to eat so much pie that you can't get up from the table. Here's what I'm thankful this year:


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Proposed stadium a waste of state funds

The other day, Gov. Charlie Crist rubbed his magic funding bottle and a little legislative genie popped out and granted him one wish. Unfortunately, Charlie exchanged his other two wishes for visits to a tanning salon.



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