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The first couple of minutes on “Myth Takes,” the newest full-length from New York dance-punk ensemble !!! (pronounced chk chk chk), might trick an old fan into thinking the band has lost its edge: The …

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Another Shins album? My, how time flies. This week sees the release of “Wincing the Night Away,” The Shins’ third full-length. And yet it seems like only yesterday that the once-unknown Albuquerque-by-way-of-Portland band was earning …

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On Friday, Sept. 22, applications became available for a new program that will begin next fall. After three years in the works, the Ricci Scholars Program is finally taking shape. Unlike the other study abroad …

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The women lost a pair of hard-fought games last week, as they fell into some old habits and problems. On Feb. 18, the Ramblers lost to host Cleveland State, 71-62. The Ramblers cut a 16-point …

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Josh Smith’s analysis in “Supreme Court nominee to reunite America,” in the Nov. 2 edition of the Phoenix could not be further from the truth. The prediction that Samuel Alito’s confirmation by the Senate this …

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I have followed the ongoing saga surrounding poet Amiri Baraka and his off-again, on-again scheduled appearance at Loyola with interest. I knew of the many controversies surrounding his anti-Semitic and racist views, which he purports …

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Last week I introduced this column with this central question: “What is our government for?” It’s the divisive issue of American politics, with some 8212; such as the Tea Party candidates who swept into office …

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A ray of hope for the leukemia awareness cause shined through welcoming windows of Kaffecino Coffee Shop Thursday in the heart of Loyola’s Lake Shore campus in the form of a special fundraiser held as …