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NTDaily Edboard: Nods and Shakes

Nod: Veggie hate gets crunched Personally, we think Taco Bell gets a bad rap. It may not really be Mexican food, but you can’t hate a fast food chain that

Culliver cornered by controversial comment

Chris Culliver, a cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers, got a little too open about his personal feelings during a radio interview on Tuesday. Culliver told radio host Artie Lange

Texas has issues: Your state’s week in review

•  According to recent polls, 49 percent of Texans support an assault weapons ban. We don’t know how this could possibly happen, since our state’s voters also responded that they

Scouting’s legacy comes with scars

On Monday, an organization spokesperson announced that the Boy Scouts of America is “actively considering” a change to their long-standing prohibition of homosexual Scouts and Scout leaders within their ranks.

Singer’s tantrums need a long timeout

In the aftermath of a brawl between  singers Frank Ocean and Chris Brown’s  respective posses at a Los Angeles recording studio last Sunday, one thing is for certain: It’s about

Kicking our planet’s energy addiction

Raskolnikov, the main character in Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel “Crime and Punishment,” at one point blurts: “Man can get used to anything, the beast!” He hits upon a paradox: adaptation is both

“Campus carry” isn’t far off, if Texas lawmakers get their way

Staying on top of your busy college schedule often feels like a battle. Unfortunately, for some that battle is all too real. Less than 30 days into this new year,

Stop gun hysteria

A lot of people have said a lot of things about assault rifles in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre. All of them are wrong: “Assault rifles are designed

Freedom of speech still has your back

Once upon a time, a trial was held that changed the face of news in America. Its landmark verdict is the foundation of free speech as we understand it in

Sports junkies need a new white knight

Does anyone remember when fans could support an athlete without fear of their idols later facing scandal or criminal arrest? Because I can’t. Growing up, I idolized Mark McGwire, Barry