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The real horror in ‘Birdbox’

Netflix screen

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Columnist I have nothing against Netflix. The convenience of services like the streaming giant are the main reason I no longer have cable TV, and I almost always have Netflix on somewhere in my home.  I say this because I want it to be known that I have no grudge against Netflix

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Salisbury’s Take: And now, the end is near.

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist I don’t know about you, but I’m tired. With only about two and a half weeks left of classes this semester, I can certainly see the light at the end of the tunnel. The problem is the light feels like it’s coming from a runaway freight train. With the latest

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Salisbury’s Take: Listen up men, this one’s for you!

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist  Let me start this column by stating unequivocally that I believe Christine Blasey Ford. Many of you reading this might be saying, “What in the world are you talking about?” So, for those of you who might have been living under a rock for the past several weeks, let me

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Salisbury’s Take: Asking the question, “What does true patriotism look like?”

By STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist     Our country lost a great American hero in the past couple of weeks. Senator John McCain (R) of Arizona died four days short of his 82 birthday on August 25. He was the victim of an aggressive brain tumor known as a glioblastoma, the same type of cancer

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The uniquely futuristic cautionary tale of Dave Eggers

By: DYLAN LEMERT Columnist Dave Eggers’ newest novel is a work of nightmarish proportions. It’s a look at one possible version of a specifically-westernized apocalypse, an overblown tale of what happens when power is first given an inch, but takes a mile. “The Circle,” both the title of the novel and the name of the

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Mr. Smith had a hard time in Washington (so let’s see about how he does in South Bend)

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Columnist South Bend has had a few ups and down in the roller coaster of governmental representation over the past year. There have been people to be absolutely proud of and others that remind us that what we do online really translates to our real lives. Regardless of situation, both the good

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