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Imaginarium confuses with all-star cast, "trippy" plot

The film did not leave me thinking about any deep spiritual truths, and to be honest, it seemed almost interminable. Well-written dialogue backed by superb performances by lead cast members kept me in my seat, and I was glad to be able to see Ledger’s final act (which undoubtedly was/is the movie’s biggest draw).

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I never saved anyone

Sometimes when we talk about our faith and about the way we are trying to reach people who aren’t Christians, we aren’t talking about things in a very adequate way.

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Concert benefits quadriplegic who plans to scale Machu Pichu

Friday, Apr. 16 students and alumni bands: Great Seal, The Ron Kent Band, Steven Eric Berkenkemper, and Shaw’s Landing performed for fellow student and quadriplegic Brian Ziegler; who plans to climb Machu Picchu in South America in order to raise money and awareness for a children sponsorship program, Compassion International.

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Survivor: Malone brings reality TV to campus

It had been 18 hours in the cold, wet, windy weather as everyone sat in the warmth of Heritage lounge to hear host David Garwood say these words: “and the winner of Survivor Malone and the $100.00 prize is…Roger Berning!” Starting at 6:00 Saturday morning, 10 contestants; Darrick Willis, Roger Berning, Michael Garwood, Chrissy Wilthew, […]

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Homosexuality and Christianity: The battle rages on

When Chris Marchant was about 16, he realized that it wasn’t going away. Marchant thought that a homosexual orientation was something God would heal him from.  He thought he could pray about it and maybe eventually, it would go away. But as an openly gay man in his mid twenties today, Marchant said that it […]

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Joe Peters: More than a student

Senior communications major Joseph Peters is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, a rapper, , the founder of Black Men United and the leader in yards per carry in the history of Malone football. At the age of five, Joe was already taking lessons in Tae Kwon Do and by the age of twelve […]

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Harlem stays happy-go-lucky

Hippies is the latest from Austin, Texas trio Harlem. Their Matador Records debut is full of catchy garage rock that draws on decades of tradition. Matador has been a purveyor of quality independent music for upwards of 20 years now with only the occasional misstep. Harlem brings recollections of veteran label-mates like Pavement and newer […]

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Wok and Roll: AVI hosts a five week cooking course

“If the pan isn’t talking to you, turn up the heat! The vegetables should be constantly talking,” said AVI chef Stephan Baity, as he skillfully flipped a collection of vegetables in a steaming fry pan. His eighteen watchful apprentice chefs laughed, as he continued to demonstrate what it takes to blend Asian flavored sauces, your […]

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The Christian: Broken or Merely Under Construction?

Recently I’ve spent a lot of time feeling like something was wrong with me—fundamentally wrong. I felt like I was broken, or like I was a square peg in a world of round holes. Or perhaps I felt like I was never going to get it, or that I was missing something that everyone else […]

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Pioneers split two one-run games with conference foe Mount Vernon Nazarene

The pop of a mitt could be heard as a whizzing fastball was painted over the black on the outside corner. “Strike three, you’re out!” said the screaming home plate umpire. Innings zoomed by as hitters continued to flail at off speed pitches followed by heaters in the high eighties. When strong contact was made, […]

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