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Commentary: Haiti still needs attention

Commentary: Haiti still needs attention

After attending the screening of “Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy,” I was writing my article to report on the event and I found myself wanting to put my own opinions into the article, which is not allowed.

Gossip consumption leaves real news in the dark

Gossip consumption leaves real news in the dark

The Web site minonline.com, a marketing publication that rates successes and failures throughout the media, released their results on which magazine covers were the best and worst sellers in 2009. A year that saw continuing economic disaster, the ongoing battle of fighting two wars and relentless debate on trying to reform a major sector of our social lives, health care, magazines that were actually bought by the most people had very little to do with these issues.

Commentary: Getting around with Google

Commentary: Getting around with Google

Google Maps is a great help to anyone needing directions walking, driving, using public transits, and now, bicycling. My experience has always been an easy and efficient one, until I started playing around with the Web site.

Vacation Down Under

Vacation Down Under

This spring break led me on my most memorable trip yet, to the land down under, Australia.

Wanted: One good candidate

Wanted: One good candidate

California must be in really bad shape. Every day I read something that highlights that point, but the Golden State’s deep problems might be indicative of the group of politicians running for governor this year.

A whale of a problem

A whale of a problem

It was terribly sad to hear the news about Dawn Brancheau, the SeaWorld whale trainer who was drowned by one of the show’s orcas last week. It’s hard to imagine what her family is going through at this moment.

Commentary: Scientology survivors retell stories of hell

Commentary: Scientology survivors retell stories of hell

At a news conference, six ex-Scientologists told their horrifying stories full of claims that the Church of Scientology physically and mentally abused them when they worked for the church.

CPAC auditions as a comedy show

CPAC auditions as a comedy show

C-SPAN isn’t usually synonymous with laugh out loud comedy, despite what Jon Stewart is able to do with it, but the annual Conservative Political Action Conference might have made a run at next year’s Emmy for Best Old Comedy.

Let 'em filibuster

Let 'em filibuster

In President Obama’s first State of the Union address he resembled the candidate who was swept into office last November.

Media still imposes double standard

Media still imposes double standard

If you watched the American Music Awards about three weeks ago, you may have seen Adam Lambert’s racy and provocative performance.

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