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Yearly Archives: 2012

At Least We Don’t Live in France

At Least We Don’t Live in France

Last week, France fined Google because its Google Maps service is free. The plaintiff, Bottin Cartographes, claimed that Google’s free service undercut the market and allowed the search engine giant to… Read more »

Santorum Sweeps Colorado, Missouri, Minnesota

Santorum Sweeps Colorado, Missouri, Minnesota

Candidate Santorum celebrating his three-state sweep. Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, in a big night, swept Colorado, Missouri, and Minnesota. Missouri was a “beauty contest” with no delegates at stake,… Read more »

Happy Birthday Charles Dickens

Happy Birthday Charles Dickens

Today marks the 200th birthday of English literary giant, Charles Dickens. The iconic writer was famous for chronicling injustices of Victorian society in classics like “A Tale of Two Cities”… Read more »

Internship Experience

Internship Experience

The true confessions of a White House intern. Mimi Alford, a White House intern during the Kennedy administration, will release her memoirs on Wednesday. From the sound of it, Alford’s… Read more »

EKT Damaged in Fire Saturday Night

EKT Damaged in Fire Saturday Night

Webster Avenue was abuzz this past Saturday night, though perhaps not for the expected reasons. While some of the row’s action was due to the expected revelers entering various fraternities,… Read more »

Claudius in Chief

Claudius in Chief

The patron saint of progressivism? For ’tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petard, an’t shall go hard But I will delve one yard below their… Read more »

That Whole Job Thing

That Whole Job Thing

The unemployment rate has fallen to 8.3%, the second straight decline taking us to the lowest jobless rate since February 2009.  The gain of 243,000 jobs was better than economists… Read more »

Susan G. Komen Defunds Planned Parenthood

Susan G. Komen Defunds Planned Parenthood

A unlikely Republican ally? Founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure Nancy Brinker announced that SGK will no longer fund groups that are under local, state, and federal investigation…. Read more »

An Even More Inconvenient Truth

An Even More Inconvenient Truth

“Global Warming is incontrovertible.” The American Physical Society (APS) describes the scientific issue as “incontrovertible” much to the dismay of many of its members. Last September, Ivar Giaever, a Nobel… Read more »

Hockey Dominates

Hockey Dominates

Photo Credit: Dartmouthsports   Vs. Brown:  Indian hockey continued its fine form on Friday night as the offense clicked on all cylinders and led the Indians to a 6-2 home… Read more »