Aditya Sarvesh

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Knowing when to throw in the towel

Little do you know that college changes a person, and once you step out of that minor league-high school gymnasium clutching a framed piece of paper and walk under the giant arches in St. Louis, you officially enter the realm of life.

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Terror of torture

President Obama has made some bold moves surrounding United States’ anti-torture policies, but it seems as though his decision to appeal to everyone has weakened his position considerably these past few days.

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Peace upon the earth

I vaguely remember the early ’90s, when there was moderate excitement about ceasefires and peace in the Middle East with the signing of the Oslo Accords. The Clinton administration seemed to be concerned about keeping the peace between Israelis and Palestinians. With the recent war in Israel, however, it appears as though many Americans do […]

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year

I turn on the TV, and the usual, nonsensical advertisements seem to take over every channel. There’s something that annoys me during the start of the holiday season—advertising agencies flood the airwaves with repetitive, mindless, flashy commercials that brainwash people into unquestionably buying unnecessary products. That was a mouthful, but it needed to be said.

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Violence is addictive

With the upcoming release of well-established games like “Fallout 3,” “Gears of War 2” and other “violent” videogame series, I started to notice that there were more studies coming out regarding children and violent videogames. It bothers me every time I hear that violent video games are bad for children. To begin with, the problem […]

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VP debate must probe candidates deeper

It is officially debate season. While debate fever may be running high, the usual partisan behavior is not as visible.

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Public transportation: An inquiry into getting around at WU

Now that I live in Shepley, my hypothesis—that Shepley is the farthest from everything and anything—has been proven correct. Due to this distance problem, I have been forced to reconsider many different methods of transportation.

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Mortal Kombat?

Ever since Senator Obama declared Joseph Biden as his Vice Presidential candidate, I started hearing the “Mortal Kombat!!” music playing in my head. Senator McCain has not yet announced his sidekick just yet, but the time for the debates is getting nearer, and McCain must pick someone to rival Joe Biden.

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