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Democricide

Brian SearsStaff Writer

September 5, 2012

George Carlin once said the only real choice in America is between paper and plastic. I may be paraphrasing a bit but I don’t think George would mind all that much. I could tell you what would did mind and if he were still around he’d be much more vocal about it than I have managed to be. ...

The land of the free, the home of the brave

Ryan KarpusiewiczFeatures Editor

May 3, 2011

For my final column of my college career of writing for the Ionian, I thought about writing what everyone might expect; I thought about writing the mushy, sentimental senior column, filled with the senior sadness and angst that accompanies those who graduate when they finally realize that they have...

The cloudy future of Egyptian relations

The cloudy future of Egyptian relations

Ryan KarpusiewiczFeatures Editor

February 8, 2011

The world is burning…or at least Egypt is. Unless you've been living under a rock over the past couple of weeks, you would have realized by now that there is something rotten in the region of the Middle East. Throughout the streets of Egyptian cities, most notably in the capital city of Cairo, ...

Losing the spirit of sport

Losing the spirit of sport

Ryan KarpusiewiczFeatures Editor

January 25, 2011

We live for sports. There is a certain thrill associated with them that brings us to them like a magnet. No matter what sport it is, we find ourselves glued to the television or Internet for the latest news, scores and highlights. For those who find themselves caught up in this obsession, it is kn...

The politics of our nation’s politics

Ryan KarpusiewiczFeatures Editor

November 16, 2010

Please, allow me to make a disclaimer: this column is political. Or, rather, let me recant the last statement and revise it: this column is politically charged. Because, you see, it is not so much political as much as it is politically fueled, or, more specifically, charged by my frustration wit...

It’s a great day to be a Gael

Ryan Karpusiewicz Features Editor

October 26, 2010

Unless you were living under a rock here on campus, you will have realized that this past weekend was Iona's Homecoming. The weekend, in which family and friends are invited to celebrate Iona's rich heritage, is an ordeal with a number of scheduled events. For myself, at least, it always feels ...

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