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A Blurred Future

Patching the problem does not always fix the problem. Over four years of trial and error, James Trucksess is still on his path to recovery. Finding out at the age of four that he had astigmatism, and eye condition in which … Continue reading

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Climate Change and the Future of Food

Elizabeth Kolbert puzzled the crowd when she asked them five simple words, do you like to eat? Expressing in her speech Thursday night at McCrary theater, that eating may become a privilege and not a priority. Kolbert, a writer for … Continue reading

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Multimedia Madness

Major media sites are continuously increasing their use of multimedia. Photos, audio, videos and graphics are being incorporated into almost all news articles today online. Multimedia enhances the readers involvement in the story, giving the extra detail to pull the … Continue reading

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Is It All Worth It?

Nina Boston, a sophomore from Westminster, Md, questions if Elon University’s construction is all actually worth it. It was not the loud banging or the shaking rooms that put Boston over the edge but the financial issues of the future. … Continue reading

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Charlie Sheenanigans

In an article in the Huffington Post, the writer uses eye catching  to pull the reader in. Playing off the tabloids, the article brings more attention to the media mess of Charlie Sheen.  The article grabs the eye by the … Continue reading

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Approaches from Speeches

On Wednesday, Jan 13, President Obama and Sarah Palin gave two headed-butting speeches about the political landscape of America. The article reveals the opposing thoughts about the two extremely different political parties. The article written by Michael Shear, for the … Continue reading

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Interesting Leads

Lead: Men who abuse women physically and emotionally may also sabotage their partners’ birth control, pressuring them to become pregnant against their will, new reports suggest. I chose this lead because of how it sparks so many questions right as … Continue reading

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