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“Buying a car should be simple and fun. For a lot of people, it is the second biggest investment next to a house, and there is no reason why it should be full of stress,” said Juan Jose Galvez, a senior entrepreneurship and economics double major of the philosophy behind Nabthat, a startup c…

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Something happened that this nation has not seen for 18 years at the start of this month: The U.S. federal government shut down. The last time this occurred was 1995, when the shutdown lasted 21 days due to “an inability to compromise on several issues, namely Medicare,” as stated in the Oct…

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Midterms are either present or right around the corner for LMU students, and the hope is that those hours spent at the library will pay off with an A. However, the amount of students receiving As is a cause for concern in the community of higher education, including LMU. 

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad allegedly allowed government forces to unleash a chemical weapons attack on civilians opposed to the Assad regime over the last two weeks. As a result, world leaders have been trying to decide what to do, and if they should get involved. In the United States,…

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With just over a week until finals are over and lions can return to their dens, busy schedules and daunting workloads are creating stress for students, resulting in Student Psychological Services (SPS) being “busier than we have been,” according to Jeffrey Schnell, psychologist for SPS.

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This year’s annual “Stress in America” survey by Harris Interactive for the American Psychological Association suggests that levels of stress in America have declined since last year, but remain higher than people believe can be managed healthily, especially among 18 to 33 year olds.

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[UPDATED: In today's print edition, a photo of President Barack Obama ran uncredited on the front page. The photo was meant to be credited to the Associated Press.]

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When Alex Abbasi left for Israel in May, he expected to be profiled and questioned by border patrol due to his Arabic name. What the senior theology major did not anticipate was being denied entry to the country.

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“How much did you drink last night?” A recent study conducted by LMU professors shows students struggle with answering this question.

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This past Monday, Facebook bought Instagram, a popular photo sharing application, for $1 billion in cash and stock. (See Managing Editor Michael Goldsholl’s “The least earth-shattering $1 billion ever spent,”  Page 12). Presumably to swipe the young and upcoming talent while they can, Facebo…

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March came in like a lamb and went out like a lion; that is, a very warm lion. According to a recent Associated Press (AP) article titled “It’s already been a very record-breaking hot year,” the first three and a half months of 2012 have given the United States a warm awakening. Across the n…

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“Culture says you’re a nobody, but if you want to be all that you can, [you should] go fight and kill for the empire. We live in a culture of violence, but life is a journey of making peace with ourselves and every human we meet,” said Fr. John Dear, S.J., a non-violent activist, as he opene…

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Over 100,000 American high school and college students travel to Mexico for spring break each year, according to a Feb. 26, 2009 article on MSNBC.com. LMU students are no exception, and with the University’s close proximity to Mexico and focus on social justice, there are even University-spo…

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