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Why I take risks to serve my country

Why I take risks to serve my country

By Gregory J. Haven, Collegiate correspondent. When I was 10 years old, my grandfather was a combat medic during the Korean War and saved lives, from bullet wounds all the way to burn victims. From that day on, I always wanted to make a change in this world to affect other people’s lives. My grandfather taught me to never give […]

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‘Honky Tonk Time Machine’ becomes another Strait classic

‘Honky Tonk Time Machine’ becomes another Strait classic

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. George Strait is the undisputed “king of country,” having delivered consistent and transformative albums for the better part of the last forty years. In that time, he has delivered classic country hits such as: “Run,” “Living for the Night,” “Check Yes or No,” “I Can Still Make Cheyenne” and “Amarillo By Morning.” Now […]

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Our View: Being unable to feel safe in your living room

Our View: Being unable to feel safe in your living room

Botham Jean, a 26-year-old, African-American man, was shot and killed by Amber Guyger, an off-duty police officer, in the living room of his own apartment. Guyger claims this was on accident, as she thought it was her apartment and that Jean was a burglar. Let me rephrase. Another black man’s life was ended by the barrel of a “trained” police […]

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Country isn’t a genre, just one song that sucks

Country isn’t a genre, just one song that sucks

By Kelly Winters, staff videographer We get it. Your dog died, your girlfriend cheated and now all you have is your beer and your truck. Tragic. But does this unfortunate chain of events really need to be expressed through an entire musical genre? Country music is by far the worst musical genre for much more than the fact that it […]

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