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HOFBERG: Trader Joe’s

Confession: I am a full-blown shopaholic. There’s nothing I love more than spending my financial aid […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion

GIESLEMANN: China’s national pastime

Waking up without the sound of my alarm jostling me from sleep is a wonderful feeling. […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion

RUTH: You’re not my type

Whenever I type, Cambria is my font of choice. It’s not the sturdy appearance of the […]

by · April 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion

MAHDI: Every vote counts?

In the Central African Republic, the site of a former village can sometimes be determined by […]

by · April 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion

SIBER: Gone, baby, gone

LEGEND HAS IT that an ancient figure — one signifying patience and time-defying skill — inlays […]

HSU: The secret of loving vinyl: Accept your status as a pretentious nerd

The only reason there are people that don’t get vinyl is that the people who do […]

KESSELLY: Hip-Hop lyricism: Freedom of speech v. inflammatory speech

The last year was a phenomenal year to be a hip-hop or R&B fan. Kendrick Lamar […]

RYAN: Is this church or Congress?

My occasionally Protestant mother sent her unreligious daughter (me) to Catholic school because it worked best […]

by · April 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion

HOFBERG: Paleo

You may not believe me if you saw me today, but in my younger years I […]

by · April 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion

MAHDI: The stories of others

When I was young, I had a strong obsession with ancient Egypt. I loved the stories […]

by · March 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion