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Not-so-promising upcoming music documentaries

By MANDI STEFFEY Columnist It appears as though two new documentaries will be popping up in theatres and on TV this spring. Two of the biggest names in the music industry today, Snoop Dogg (or Lion, whatever) and Ke$ha, are coming out with documentaries this March and April. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Snoop Dogg’s

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Can we please shut up about Manti Te’o?

By MANDI STEFFEY Columnist I’m not afraid to admit it: I don’t care about Notre Dame. I didn’t grow up in the South Bend area, so maybe I just don’t “get it,” but I was tired of this whole Manti Te’o being “catfished” scandal almost immediately after it started. It made for some exciting news

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GMO up for questioning

By CHRISTINA CLARK Columnist Mark Lynas was a forerunner in the fight against genetically modified organisms (GMO), believing that food produced from the practices were not safe. On Jan. 20, 2013, he appeared on the National Public Radio show “All Things Considered” to discuss his positions. “When I started off as an anti-GMO activist, it

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