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Exploring the popularity of High School Musical, Hannah Montana It isn’t really clear why Billy Ray Cyrus’ daughter wearing a blonde wig and singing pop songs is a hit with teens, but the fact some of her songs have hit No. 1 shows the popularity…

Son of a Bush

Oliver Stone’s “W.” a winner Like George W. Bush? You may be disappointed in “W.” Hate him? Ditto. If extensive hype hasn’t given it away yet, Oliver Stone’s latest presidential film (following “JFK” and “Nixon”) isn’t giving in to any side of a pro/anti-Bush debate.…

McMahon proves unbreakable on “Glass”

Andrew McMahon knows how to see light in the dark. The frontman and creative force of Jack’s Mannequin said he wasn’t going to make the group’s second disc about his recent battle with leukemia. Rather, “The Glass Passenger” is almost frighteningly optimistic. “Glass” is an…

Kanye will determine the direction of the music (and the marketing)

A month ago, producer turned rapper turned household name pop-sensation Kanye West did a really stupid thing.  On Sept. 16 Kanye released “Love Lockdown,” the first single for his next album, “808s and Heartbreak.” It was up on Kanye’s blog for two days, but quickly…

Gossip not covered under First Amendment

Imagine you’re surfing the Internet, and you find your name on a Web site. It’s not a good Web site, but a site that allows people to gossip freely, and your name is found under the topic “Biggest B——.” How would that make you feel?…

Avoid JuicyCampus, express opinions in more productive ways

A very basic principle among scientists is the “Butterfly Effect.”  The theory of this effect is that the graceful flutter of a butterfly’s wings affects the cyclical events of the earth, all around the world. The Web site JuicyCampus.com would be a perfect example of…

Chivalry is as good as dead

I’ve learned to face the facts – we live in a male-dominated society. However, women have been making their mark in the history books. Our nation’s next vice president could possibly be a female. On a more local note, Bradley’s founder, president and student body…

U.S. can’t ignore genocide

After the atrocities of the Holocaust, the world made a promise. Never again was our simple declaration. Never again would we turn a blind eye to the injustice and devastation of genocide and inhumanity. More than 60 years later, we have done just that. Repeatedly…

Forget cars – all you need is a bus

I am one of Bradley’s many car-less wonders. That’s right, my ID doesn’t open the parking deck gates and an extra set of keys doesn’t adorn my Bradley-approved lanyard. Like many others on campus, my only personal mode of transportation has been relegated to walking.…

Homecoming sees first home win for Braves

With 1,359 fans packed into Shea Stadium to cheer on their team during Saturday’s Homecoming Game, the soccer team was able to match the passion of the fans and pick up its first home win. “It’s a big deal,” said sophomore Paul Tracy, who scored…

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