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J&H icon tired of broke pattern

“It’s still ‘broke Tuesday,’ ya’ll,” the greeter said as he swiped the students’ cards in Johnson & Hardwick cafeteria. “Put your hand in the air if you broke. Remember, Diamond Dollars don’t count. They don’t

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Roomie relations: perfect strangers

Move-in time is 1 p.m. It’s the first day of college. You’re worried about everything: whether you brought the right fridge, the right kind of shower shoes and enough winter clothes. You’re already planning your

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‘Pride of the Cherry and White’

At the first football game of the season, 30,368 fans heard the beat of the Owls. They heard combined arrangements of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments worthy of crowd participation. The members of the Diamond

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Student directs Modest Mouse video

Joe Stakun is in demand. The 21-year-old film student’s resume includes interning for Ridley Scott, interviewing BMX superstar Mat Hoffman and working as a production assistant for Maroon 5. Now he can add directing a

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Maintaining the title of most diverse

This campus thrives on diversity. It’s what attracts students from upwards of 25 nations and every region of the U.S. It’s what captured the title of the nation’s most diverse college campus in the 2008

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Faces behind the fliers

Scattered across tabletops in the Student Center and tossed along Liacouras Walk like confetti, nothing ushers in a new school year better than glossy party fliers. They promise the first 50 ladies free admission, reduced

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Students bid riddance to summer jobs

When school lets out for the summer, hearts are set on hitting the pool, hanging at the shore, road-tripping, eating ice cream and of course, working. For students, working during the sunny months can be

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Swimmers plunge fears in deep end

With the pool’s high dive lurking ominously overhead, Louis Schoener’s Swimming: Timid Non-Swimmer class was just working on the basics in preparation for the class’s first venture into the pool’s deep end. “Today, no matter