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Review – Bossypants: “SNL” star shares her story

Review – Bossypants: “SNL” star shares her story

By Abigail Beckman, Staff Reporter. Tina Fey makes it hard not to love her in her book, “Bossypants.” Her memoir was published in 2011, and it didn’t disappoint. She begins by wondering why anyone would ever want to buy her book. She was always a little insecure for silly reasons, like how she was an unplanned child, and has a […]

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Everest survivor details his journey home in “After the Wind”

Everest survivor details his journey home in “After the Wind”

By Lindsey Schibelhut, Staff Reporter. On May 10, 1996, one of the worst tragedies would befall eight climbers seeking to summit on the top of Mount Everest. “After the Wind” by Lou Kasischke, gives readers an autobiographical account of what led up to the tragedy, which details what kept his spirits going and led him on his journey back home. […]

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Webb spins his story in “Dark Alliance”

By LINDSEY SCHIBELHUT, Staff Reporter. Where did the cocaine epidemic of the 1980’s come from? The 1998 book “Dark Alliance” is based on the series of articles journalist Gary Webb wrote while at the San Jose Mercury News in California, about the CIA/Contra cocaine smuggling scandal under the Reagan Administration. The series would be the first of its kind to […]

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Boom to bust: “Detroit” sends a warning

By RYAN SCHOOF, Guest Columnist. If you were to ask someone about Detroit, what would they say? Automobiles, the assembly line, and blue-collar workers. Personally, I have known Detroit as the city of prosperity, hard work and a pleasant place to live. But after reading “Detroit: An American Autopsy” by journalist Charlie LeDuff, I now understand how Detroit made a […]

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Take another look at the Federal Reserve with ‘The Creature from Jekyll Island’

By Lindsey Schibelhut, Staff Reporter. Have you ever wondered who is behind the creation of our money? “The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve-5th Edition” by G. Edward Griffin gives readers a whole new look into the world of the Federal Reserve. While most Americans associate the Federal Reserve as being “federal” or a part […]

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