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Who’s New in Doctor Who

Sidney Sallengs, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2013

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Many Doctor Who followers are still in an uproar after the announcement that actor Peter Capaldi will be taking the place of current Doctor Matt Smith on the popular BBC show later this year. For those who don’t know, Doctor Who is about a time-traveling alien who voyages space in his blue police box called the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space) saving planets from aliens. The Doctor is often accompanied by humans typically from London, England, who are called “companions.” Fans, also called “Whovians,” are known for being opinionated and supporting their favorite Doctors and companions. The show...

Conscious Consumerism

Julie Graf, Staff Reporter

May 29, 2013

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What special cause will you have in mind as you shop today? Will it be donating glasses to those who cannot afford treatment for vision problems? Helping those recovering from a natural disaster? Giving shoes to the shoe-less? Supporting victims of abuse and neglect? There are many good causes out there to support, and therefore, many organizations sell products to help. Conscious consumerism is the practice of buying products from companies committed to promoting a good cause. Today, it is easier than ever to join this movement by buying products in the stores and online. Shoes, chocolate, cell-phone chargers, coffee...

Lexington Tattoo Project

Adam Falluji, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2013

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Lexington, Kentucky, is a proud place to call home, and its citizens are always looking for new ways to express their love for their city. Transylvania University’s Professor of Art, Kurt Gohde, and the Associate Professor of English, Kremena Todorova, asked local Affrilachia poetess Bianca Spriggs to write a poem about Lexington. Frequently collaborating on large artistic projects, they divided the poem into 250 phrases after it was completed. Then, they came up with a design for each phrase, and called out to the Lexington community on Facebook, asking for volunteers to have one of the designs tattooed on their...