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Tennesseans warned state may become more like Capitol Hill

It’s not easy to define excessive partisan rhetoric in a democracy with a two-party system. But, like pornography, you know it when you hear it. Opponents are vilified. Arguments are dumbed down. There’s a notable lack of perspective. Demagoguery is doubled. Gov. Bill Haslam took note of it recently at ...

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Pro-lifer weighs in on abortion

Kristin Kittell | Assistant Perspectives Editor With legislations consistently in the works, the abortion civil war rages on. Shots are regularly fired as half the nation fights publicly funded abortions and pro-life politicians become famous for their proposal to re-title rape victims “accusers.” With reports such as these circulating at ...

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Do you think social networks improve the way we communicate?

Yes, because people tend to check these social sites more than e-mail and this improves speed of communication.” Megan Witty, freshman radiology technology major To some extent, yes, but I also feel like these sites inhibit our communication with others. Instant messages are very different in comparison to real conversations ...

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Sustainable campus fee committee sees new proposals

Gregory Jones | Staff Writer The Sustainable Campus Fee Committee held its first meeting of 2011 on Friday, March 4. At this meeting, members discussed recent and new proposals for allocation of the Sustainable Campus Fee. Proposals, as usual, came from students, faculty and staff. At this time and until ...

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