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Column: 'Rudolph' is perfect carol for modern holiday season

For the past two millennia, Jesus Christ of Nazareth has been hailed as the true hero of Christmas — since, well, it is a holiday based on his biblical birth. But after 2,014 years, Christmas might need some updating. It’s time for a new hero, ...

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Column: Hands up, don't pass on justice

“Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech ... and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” Unfortunately, those in the St. Louis Police Department are either unable to read properly or have decided that the ...

Column: Rioting for justice not same as revelry

Apparently, as evidenced by common responses seen on social media and news outlets, there is a difference between rioting as a result of intoxication and protesting for social justice. This difference does not favor those fighting for equal rights.

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Column: Service academies' honor dimmed by systematic hush

If, like me, you enjoy fostering environments that are intolerant of sexual assault while also culturing climates that do not critically examine the behavior that enables these assaults — and getting free T-shirts — you’ve probably noticed the ...

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Police Beat: December 4

Two students were cited and released for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on Nov. 22.

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Column: More gay singing cowboys please

Celebrities coming out can feel so passé, especially in the entertainment industry. Sports figures such as Michael Sam or Jason Collins shock our sensibilities and judgments about what the gay community looks like, but no stink is made when stars ...

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