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Reality show educates the producers and entertains audiences.  by Liz Getman ’09

Dave Newberg ’09 doesn’t normally like to get his hands dirty. But last March he spent a Saturday afternoon digging through trash at a junkyard in Binghamton, New York, searching for a car tire, hubcap, and interior roof...

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New student group discusses hot issues of the day.  by Greg Ryan ’08

“I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!” anchorman Howard Beale shouted on live television in the 1976 film Network. More than 30 years later, Beale’s tirade against the vapidity of most news media...

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Class chooses athlete-turned-judge and humanitarian.

The class of 2008 chose Alan Page, Minnesota’s first African American Supreme Court Justice, as its Commencement speaker. A former member of the 1970s Minnesota Vikings team, Page was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame and was the first defensive player in NFL history to...

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Celebrating 15 years of education, research, outreach, and innovation

The Gerontology Institute marked its 15th anniversary in November with a celebration of the institute’s achievements, including the addition of a major and minor in aging studies; participation in the Gerontology Infusion in the Public Schools Project; founding...

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Physics professor discusses the search for life on other planets.  by Karin Fleming ’09

In 1974 scientists beamed their first message into space to communicate our presence to other civilizations in our galaxy. By now, the coded message, named after Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory, from which it was sent, has...

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