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Knight Errant

Government regulated sugerplum dreams

April 21, 2008

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Free candy you say? Why yes, I believe I will indulge if you don’t mind, just a few tasty morsels. Wait. How did I just get free candy? Perhaps the man had recently robbed a candy store and was trying to get rid of the...

The road to manhood starts with “The Ledge”

April 18, 2008

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As a kid of seven or eight nothing represented proving yourself as a man in the neighborhood more than jumping off of “the ledge.” “The ledge” was not a symbol for a greater cause or even a ledge itself; “the ledge”...

Praise be to Krishna spring break is over!

April 17, 2008

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This spring break I was jetting off to sunny Mexico for a week of relaxation on my first real spring break. I had gone on other spring break vacations before, but those were only to visit my grandparents in their retirement communities...

Delve into the world of fasciculation

April 16, 2008

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For the past few days my left arm, particularly the medial head of my triceps brachii, has annoyed me; it won’t stop twitching. At first the twitch was kind of fun, a silly distraction to alleviate the boredom of class. ...

Shopping for Prom at Doomingdale’s

April 11, 2008

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It happens to upper class high school girls at least once each spring, and for some, it can be a day more dreaded than finals day. Prom dress shopping day is, for those of us who weren’t blessed with model-like builds, possibly...

The lame loss of my luscious locks

April 8, 2008

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I tried shaking my five inches of luscious locks out of my face, only to realize that they wouldn’t move, in fact, the hair wasn’t even there. At first, I panicked, but quickly remembered that last night the annual event...

Extreme peril at the Xcel

April 1, 2008

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The events described in the following article are entirely factual. Only the names of the parties involved have been changed (poorly) to protect those involved from feeling like complete idiots. It was just before three o’clock,...

Ah, my traumatic childhood

Elin Lantz

March 31, 2008

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According to my sister, a UFO dropped me on my parents’ doorstep when I was an infant. She poked me with a stick while questioning me about what it was like to be part of the alien species. Sadly, this was by no means the only...

Meet the Von Lantzes

Meet the Von Lantzes

March 16, 2008

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