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Drew Garrison

February 26, 2007

It took me 5 years, but I am finally drawing near to the end of my college experience. I thought I would never see this day. The odds were against me due to the fact that my parents never went to college. My dad went straight in...

Hustle and “No”

Dawan Morgan

February 19, 2007

Last night I watched Terence Howard's first starring role in Hustle and Flow. I'm very impressed and very disappointed at the same time. I'm impressed in Terence Howards performance in this film. He plays a character so well that you...

What is and what should never be

Mitchell Allgood

February 19, 2007

I want to clear the air about my feelings concerning the Clean Air Act, banning smoking from all indoor establishments whose clientele is not 21-and-over. Fine, I bear no grudge with this, as surprising as that may seem. I unde...

The European 2

Ross Ellis

February 12, 2007

Bob was still enslaved by the work that his father had so generously lured him into when he was younger, but now he could actually think for himself. He wanted new things, a better place where he felt like he was accomplishing...

Plumber’s Butt University

Dawan Morgan

February 12, 2007

Over the course of the two decades of my life, I've seen many different fashion statements. Fashion is something that changes almost every second. Sagging pants, ripped pants, baggy pants and even camouflage pants were fashionab...

The European

Ross Ellis

February 12, 2007

As Rob became more involved in the pub and night life he continued to pursue the life of a footballer -- like all men strive to become. Working for the factory and visiting the pub every day while fitting football practice became a hard task for Bob. It took a toll on his body and it began to get monotonous wearing down on him like a dusty wind on a rock in the desert. He started to spend more of his time thinking of his future and where he felt that he needed to be. He thought to himself that it wasn't enough working a dead end job in a factory doing that awful job for the rest of his life. Bob began to think of ways he could earn money without doing much work for it. His uncle, a very smart but also very deceitful, would give Bob thoughts of how to pull off schemes that would make money fast and easy. These things consisted of going to England, dressing up in several layers of clothes to add weight to their appearance, color their skin black to conceal their true skin color, then robbing a booky and taking all the money that had been bet earlier that day. Another scheme was to set up a phone line much like a 1-800 number with a made-up name and information. When you call these numbers you have to pay for the phone call. After that was set up they would dress like mail carriers and go to different business buildings acting as if they were delivering a package. When they would get to the office of the business they would ask the secretary if there was a package that was supposed to be sent to this address for another address. When the secretary would say no the impersonator of the mail carrier would ask to use the phone and call this set up number. When they would use the businesses phone to call the fake phone line it would rack up a big phone bill and pay the phony phone line and the cons would drop the phone line and move on to the next area. Bob realized how much work that would take and thought to himself that it wasn't worth it. He began to think of more practical things he could do with his life. A very far off idea popped into his head: America.

Achilles’s Last Stand

Mitchell Allgood

February 12, 2007

How many times has this happened to you: You are minding your own business, driving your 18-wheeler, going on three months now of a crank induced stupor with no sleep, and it hits you -- you never really cared for Albuquerque, ...

No Quarter

Mitchell Allgood

February 5, 2007

There are few things in life that are as frequently overlooked as driving. I know the resources are available, and between driver's education and the information booklets, you would think at least half of the population could drive...

Caddo Eat World

Dawan K. Morgan

February 5, 2007

"I would like my plate of Death cooked well done. Oh, and don't forget to sprinkle shit crumbs on top after you're finished." If you haven't guessed already, I'm not satisfied with the dining facility at Henderson. In the Caddo, Jes...

Disfunction Junction

Marie Martin

February 5, 2007

Tonight, Dorothy Sheedy died. Dorothy was an evangelical Christian who had the bumper sticker, "I brake for the rapture," on her car. Unfortunately, this was her undoing. She saw blow-up dolls floating into the sky and immediately screech...

Snow

Morris Hardiman

February 5, 2007

It's nice to finally have some snow. Maybe I won't have to go to classes tomorrow. I was a little late for work today. I'm at work now, just sitting here. Nobody is here. It's just me and the snow. I'm not a big snow guy, thou...

Dissenter’s Corner

Josh James

February 5, 2007

Unsatisfied with my initial blog submission, I reflected upon it over a cold beer and the television. I was unsatisfied; A) because I limited myself to one subject, and B) because I made some claims without giving support. Just...