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Holiday Cheer?

Shopping. Spending. Bingeing. Cattle rustling. And that 24-hour, nonstop Christmas music. Oy! Need a break from the norm? These are a few of my favorite things: 10 short, randomly assembled ditties, purposely left untitled. 96 more words


William & Mary in Blackface.

Daniel Mollenkamp
Opinions Staff

The smashing of James Blair’s miniature not too long ago left this school’s founding racist without a nose.  Although he is often touted out as a man of grace and otherworldly dignity, he was a bigot. 718 more words

The Last Word

The Last Word…

in the Old Testament of the Bible it’s the word “CURSE”

in the New Testament of the Bible it’s “AMEN”

in Webster’s dictionary it’s “ZULU” 139 more words

By Tony Garcia

November 30, 1886- Buffalo and Watergate

Today in Heritage History, November 30, 1886, George Westinghouse opens the very first successful U.S. Alternating Current (AC) power plant in Buffalo, New York. It was also the… 80 more words


November 27, 1927- The Trump Tower for Muggers

Today in Heritage History, November 27, 1927, Penn Station opens in New York City. Tomorrow in Heritage History, November 28, 1927, New York City Mayor James “Jimmy” Walker receives over 10,000 thank you notes from thugs, scammers, and muggers thanking him for the new, warm, perfectly crowded, and posh accommodations.


Novmber 26, 1842- The Famous Father Yerkinoff

Today in Heritage History, November 26, 1842, the University of Notre Dame is founded by Sister Mildred Quasimodo and Father Ivan Yerkinoff. They also went on to become founding members of the St. 7 more words