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December 17, 2012

December 21, 2012: Doomsday or New Beginning?

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We are in the countdown moments. In just days the world will end with earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, and asteroids colliding with the earth. The ancient Mayans foretold of the end-of-the-world through their calendar which ends abruptly on December 21, 2012. At least that is what a lot of people believe. But what do the Mayans […]

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December 12, 2012

Popular 2012 Apocalypse Theories

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As most people have heard, the end of the world is upon us, mere days away at this point. According to several popular lines of thought, only the “doomsday preppers” and those invited to ride it out in the secret government bunkers are going to survive the coming apocalypse. Other ends of the world failed […]

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October 31, 2012

Democracy Works Best When We Participate

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The first time I voted, I was excited to get into that booth! I had ready my picks for President and Congress, but as I read down the ballot, I realized that I wasn’t as prepared as I could have been. Who were all these people running for state and county offices? What did I […]

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October 29, 2012

Demons, Vampires, and Halloween: A Humorous History of Horror

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Americans believe that when the world ends on Dec. 21 (as the Mayans have claimed), the most likely candidate for the apocalypse is a zombie infestation. Zombies, however, and the winter solstice are the least of our worries. On Oct. 31, evil spirits across the globe will be released onto the streets of Colorado and […]

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