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Late-night comedians fail to deliver on humor

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By Brandon Sapienza Since 2015, the once unique and fun landscape of late-night comedy has become nothing short of another medium for leftist celebrities to express their political views. Out of the many late-night talk shows, two hosts come to mind, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel. The comedians, who I once found amusing and relatable,…

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I will not stop writing

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By Brandon Sapienza, Staff Writer It has come to my attention that for the past week since I published an article relating to the partying that takes place on this campus, I have been a target for many people who disagree with me. I would like to address that I write in the opinions section.…

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Books make a difference

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By Luke Nolan, Staff Writer Students across the country simply do not read anymore. This issue is greater than the perceived issue of free speech – greater than that of political correctness. Reading for pleasure or reading outside of what is required is a concept that many simply balk at, either out of laziness or…

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Derek Jeter is overrated

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By Andrew Hayne, Staff Writer This week, former New York Yankee Derek Jeter is back in baseball headlines, this time as the owner of the Miami Marlins, looking to trade away Marlins’ star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton in an effort to rebuild the franchise and increase revenue. Jeter is a solidified first-ballot Hall of Fame member…

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Partying isn’t the problem

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By Donovan Moffre, Contributing Writer This week, a group of my friends discussed various problems we had with last week’s op-ed “Stop partying, start studying.” We do not endorse underage drinking at all, but in the article, author Brandon Sapienza made some bold claims that we felt were not valid. My first friend, who wishes…

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Increasing women’s media representation

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This week, more than a thousand women in advertising met in New York City for the sixth annual 3% Conference. Perhaps a meeting of illustrious women seems innocuous enough — many professions have specific conferences for feminine empowerment. The 3% Movement (and the conference it spearheads) refers to a startling statistic: a 2008 study by…

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Bonnies are better than this

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By the President’s Standing Committee on Equity and Inclusion In 1992, St. Bonaventure University stopped officially using the Brown Indian as a mascot and the associated Native headdress as a logo. However, the headdress has never gone away. It feels like the further distance we’ve gotten from our break with this symbol, the more current…

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New York state of mind

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By Brandon Sapienza Like many who watched or read the news, I was devastated by the attack that took place in New York City. For me, however, there was an added layer of sadness. Being a native of Brooklyn, I am very well aware of the anguish people felt following the attacks on Sept. 11,…

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Friends should disagree

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By Luke Nolan Like countless others, I often find myself arguing with other people. This is nothing new. It is as old as humanity itself. Disagreement sparks debate which, if done honestly, can bring out the truth. However, it is documented quite frequently that our society has, regrettably, come to a point in which disagreeing…

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