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Freedom Isn’t Free


So what happened?

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This Shit is Just Really Sad


I hope you enjoy this walk down memory lane with us. I know it’s bittersweet, but really, so were we.

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A Special Message From the Synthesis:


It’s with a somewhat heavy heart (on account of the gold, most likely) that we make the following announcement

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Outrage Culture


Outrage culture is the snowballing of defensive impulses, a kind of mob mentality, where they grow into a destructive force.

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The Ticking Clock


We’re financially stable, emotionally stable, love kids. It’s the perfect time for babies. But, there’s a catch: it might be too late.

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Is that fear really so different from homophobia itself? The idea being that if gayness is allowed to get too close—portrayed on television, for example—if you were to be exposed to it without a violent defense, it might turn you…

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The Pageant Part II: The Son Also Rises


The Pageant has now been handed over to Roger’s son, Miles Montalbano. So, who is this guy, and what will it mean?

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Grossword Answer Key – 3/2/15

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Get your disgusting answers here

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How You Say… Wait, What?


It’s hard to pinpoint the single weirdest person I’ve ever met, but in the running is this girl named Zoey.

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The Art of Matt Loomis

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There’s something about his art that I find deeply appealing; there’s a sort of heaviness to it, a strange harmony between beautiful and menacing

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New Wave Prom 2015


As many of you already know, New Wave Prom was fantastic this year.

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Focus on the Future


…for some reason I’ve committed myself to driving this sour tin can into the ground. It’s like a challenge, I want to beat the car. I want to drive it until it crumbles like the Garthim when Jen plunged the shard into the Dark Crystal

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Crossword Answer Key – 2/16/15

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Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called the answers to this week’s crossword.

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What I love is love. I love trust and tenderness and the little things that make a life together so beautiful. And I love real romance—something that can only be born of impulse

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Do You Have a Cat? You should get a cat.


I try a lot of different methods to get my stress level under control: exercise, yoga, eating lots of nachos, more coffee…

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