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The Darkside of the Most Reliable Source

Ever hear the saying you must take the good in with the bad? For most of us, the world wide web is used on a daily basis. From ordering movie tickets to watching a quick Youtube on how to do Beyonce’s “Single Ladies” dance, it’s safe to say you can…

Self-Promote on Twitter

Many of us assume Twitter to be just another social networking system like Facebook and Myspace. It started as a fun way to post pictures and update one’s status with activities of their daily life, however it grew into something much more than that.  Today, students across college campuses are…

Campus Dining Compared

Food is an essential part of every student’s college experience. While food service may not make or break college life, it definitely affects it. At C.W. Post, ease compels most residential students to eat most their meals in the Winnick Student Center. Sentiments about the food range from good to…

We Can’t Ignore it Anymore

As of recently, the bullying epidemic has been taken into serious account by universities all over the country.  High-level forms of violence such as assault and murder are frequently receiving great amounts of media attention Bullying consists of three types of abuse – emotional, verbal and physical and is characterized…

Halloween Costumes, Not What Grandma Would Wear

We have all heard that line from Mean Girls: “Halloween is the one night a year when girls can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it.” While the first part might be true the second most likely is not. If a girl does…

Surviving Freshman Year

Well freshmen, throughout the last week or so many of you have probably been smacked in the face with the reality that midterms are here; which means your first semester as a freshman is almost over. Pat yourselves on the back– you’ve made it. Experience is the greatest teacher, or…

How involved are you?

By Andrea Deignan The new common hour has now begun to settle in. Since students have a real opportunity to get involved on campus, a new issue has arisen: Do students have the right to complain if they make no effort to get involved? Several different factors determine the individual…

Stop Hate, Not Immigration

By Matt Baltrusitis Universities across the nation participated in a National Ethnic Studies Week in response to recent Arizona and Texas legislation, changing K-12 curriculum to exclude ethnic studies. C.W. Post took part by holding a three-hour event on October 7th in the Hillwood Lecture Hall.  The event included educators…

Seeing Through the Fog of C.W. Post’s Alcohol Policy

By: Dan Degerman Opinions Editor According to the Chicago Tribune, a family of a deceased college student filed a lawsuit against Wabash College in Indiana last week. The young student was found dead after a fraternity party in 2008. His family holds the college partially responsible, arguing that the institution’s…

Your Personal Time Management Guide to College Survival

By: Andrea Deignan Staff Writer As college students we do not have it as easy as many people believe, sure we haven’t entered the work force full time yet, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t working. School itself is more like a full time job and it can take its’…