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Two friends and I wait for the subway in Tokyo. Japan was the first international port of my Semester at Sea voyage. (Photo courtesy of Samantha Ratty)

Semester abroad teaches lifelong lessons

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 23:32

Director Baihly Warfield discusses the takeaways from her Semester at Sea voyage.

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A click away: experience with echolocation

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 21:02

Columnist Nick Cocchiarella recalls his recent experience with echolocation, a way for him to make sense of his surroundings using sound. 

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The NFL season: we want football, not filler

Saturday, April 19, 2014 14:40

Opinions Editor Alex Goering says the attempt to elongate the NFL to a year-long ordeal is a cheap alternative to actual football.

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“No makeup selfies” do little for cancer awareness

Sunday, April 13, 2014 23:26

After a trend of posting selfies to support breast cancer swept social media sites, columnist Anne Gaslin questioned the real motive behind the movement.

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Re-framing the debate on government-mandated Plan B funding

Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:21

Designer Elliot Polsky says no matter if artificial birth control is moral or right, the federal government should not require employers to pay for it.

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Why brackets ruin sports

Thursday, April 3, 2014 1:15

Sports editor Jacob Sevening says the best part of sports are the underdog stories, but brackets take the fun out of upset games.

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Battling the spring slump

Sunday, March 30, 2014 23:07

As warmer weather slowly makes its way back into the forecast, Columnist Anne Gaslin says fighting spring fever becomes harder than ever.

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Kids’ tech obsession: balancing learn and play

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:44

Columnist Anne Gaslin says the youth of our generation faces a burden in dealing with all facets of a technology-obsessed culture.

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Broken senior: impaired and struggling at St. Thomas

Thursday, March 20, 2014 0:52

Opinions editor Alex Goering broke his ankle and calls his recovery "one of the most disappointing and self-reflective times" of his college career. 

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The gluten-free confessions of a pizzaholic

Sunday, March 16, 2014 23:06

Columnist Anne Gaslin was skeptical of the popular Gluten-free diet, until she tried it herself.

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Dealing with roommate problems

Thursday, March 13, 2014 22:09

Columnist Anne Gaslin found that almost everyone faces the same roommate issues, but dealing with them is just a part of college.

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Discrimination is anti-American

Sunday, March 9, 2014 23:40

In light of recent laws proposed in Arizona, opinions editor Alex Goering says discrimination is still destructive.

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Senior Joe McCullough holds a Venezuelan flag with the spanish words, "Human Dignity" on it. St. Thomas students are trying to follow the rising tensions in Venezuela to the best of their abilities, despite a lull in media coverage. (Photo courtesy of Joe McCullough)

International conflict: demand the information you deserve

Saturday, March 8, 2014 18:00

East-West tensions are approaching Cold War levels, but there is another conflict that deserves our attention: the destabilization of Venezuela.

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Commuting shouldn’t come with a social cost

Thursday, March 6, 2014 22:55

Although they don't live on campus, columnist Nick Cocchiarella thinks commuter students should be given more oppritunities to participate.

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Trading technology for the world

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 23:42

Columnist Baihly Warfield was never without her phone, but when she left for Semester at Sea, she discovered a more meaningful kind of connection.

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