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Halloween: A treat for the economy

December 12, 2012

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By HEATHER HEGEMAN Opinions editor Halloween, like our country, is deeply rooted in religion and like many aspects of American culture; it is also a western European import. Halloween is a composite of holidays from different...

What are your plans for Halloween night?

December 12, 2012

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  Yuejiao Li BUSINESS I’ll stay home and wait for “trick-or-treaters.” I want to be a wizard. Norihiro Yokoyama ENGINEERING I’ll be with my friends I haven’t decided what I’ll be. Chelsy Baculi ...

Obama speaks softly and carries a big stick

December 10, 2012

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By HEATHER HEGEMAN Opinions editor President Barak Obama is a eloquent speaker, which conservative political blogs call “the silver-tongued serpent.” Even members of the GOP agree, Obama is superb behind the podium. So...

Hybrid classes work around your schedule

December 10, 2012

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By AMY HYEIN PARK Staff writer Ohlone College has various hybrid classes as well as face- to-face classes. Students who have a face- to-face class need only go to a classroom to learn. However, students who have a...

Syria’s political turmoil leads to global unrest

December 10, 2012

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By HEATHER HEGEMAN Opinions editor “I may not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” American Revolutionary Patrick Henry used this famous quote from French philosopher...

Social media saves isolated tsunami victims

December 10, 2012

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By NORIHIRO SASAKI Staff writer On March 11, 2011, an unprecedented disaster attacked Japan. The Tohoku earthquake, which was a magnitude 9.0 and the biggest earthquake in Japan, destroyed Tohoku district. More than...

Get charged by Monster-sized energy

December 10, 2012

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By HEATHER HEGEMAN Opinions editor Which beverage is more effective: energy drinks or coffee? Energy drinks are more practical, convenient and effective. Sitting down to a cup of coffee is a practice heavily set in...

A cup of Joe is best

December 10, 2012

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By JOE NICHOLS News editor Which beverage is more effective: energy drinks or coffee? Coffee is better than energy drinks because energy drinks do not have half the health benefits of coffee. In 2005, Dr. Frank Hu o...

Mitt Romney’s terrible table manners

December 10, 2012

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By HEATHER HEGEMAN Opinions editor Mitt Romney does not want to be your president. At a recent fundraiser, he made it clear that his concern for Americans ends above the poverty line. Instead of embracing the entire...

Ohlone smokers in peril

December 10, 2012

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By JOE  NICHOLS News editor The outright smoking ban being considered by the College Council at its Sept. 10 meeting should be voted down. If the ban is passes, it could take the right of choice away from a small percentage...

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