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NCAA Pushes $2K Increase for Athletes: Fair or Not Fair?

December 14, 2011

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In an article on ESPN.com, Mark Emmert, the NCAA president, has backed a proposal that allows conferences to increase grants to the student athletes by $2,000. This increase in grants would allow the student athletes to pay for additional costs that aren’t included in the athletic scholarships given for tuition, fees, room, board and books. […]

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Banning Tanning: Should the Government be Able to Intervene?

December 4, 2011

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Who doesn’t love to have a perfectly bronze tan? I know at least me and the 30 million other people who indoor tan every year do. According to the Skin Care Foundation, out of those 30 million indoor tanners 2.3 million of them are teenagers. That number could potentially be higher, however there is a […]

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Of Course Lindsay Lohan Isn’t Going To Jail!

November 2, 2011

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Today I came across an article about how on Wednesday Lindsay Lohan was ordered to return to Jail for 30 days for violating probation, and after getting out of jail she will have a five-month strict calendar of community service and psychological counseling. Surely this news cannot be surprising to anyone, seeing as Lindsay is […]

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