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The MCOM Reporter – Spring 2010

University of Denver students reporting on DU — and the world!

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Celiac Disease: A lifetime experiencekaitlynforester

Fri, 28 May 2010 16:52:32 +0000

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000202 EndHTML:0000012286 StartFragment:0000002595 EndFragment:0000012250 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/kaitlynforester/Desktop/In%20Depth%20Issue%20story%20FINAL.doc The diagnosis of Celiac disease has been on the rise for many years and will continue to be in the future. Already there are millions of Americans that suffer from the disease every day. Due to the devastating effects of celiac disease those that suffer have very special nutritious […]

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Caffeine’s hold on DU studentsamelliaquapp

Fri, 28 May 2010 08:43:30 +0000

Finding the energy to get out of the bed in the morning is difficult for millions of Americans nationwide. For college student in particular, who are at bay to demanding schedules filled with relentless hours of studying, extra energy is exceedingly difficult to come by. According to the National Coffee Association of the USA, a […]

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Inequalities between sports organizations cause stir on campuscdelahorne

Fri, 28 May 2010 05:04:48 +0000

If you’re from the Denver area, you probably know that the University of Denver hockey team is tied (with North Dakota) for the second best NCAA Division I team in the nation. You probably don’t know, however, that the University of Denver club men’s hockey team is also second in the nation, or that the […]

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A Tale of Two Dormsmariellemohsjmac400halls

Fri, 28 May 2010 04:20:32 +0000

Since the University of Denver was founded in 1864, a group of bright-eyed and eager students gathered from all over the world in search of an education, a memorable experience, and friendships, at the beginning of each year. This group is always nervous and reluctant at first, but over time has found comfort and a […]

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Word Finally Comes Out: Dolphins are being killed, and have been for yearsalidonnermeyer

Fri, 28 May 2010 03:28:20 +0000

Have you ever gone swimming with dolphins? Have you ever seen an aquatic dolphin show? If so, you have, unknowingly and indirectly, been part of a funding process that supports an annual mass killing of dolphins in Taiji, Japan. Six months out of every year, thousands of dolphins are rounded up and herded into a […]

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Sizing up the dingalexpayne440527102035-000527102036-00

Fri, 28 May 2010 02:04:31 +0000

Nate Robinson, of the Boston Celtics, jumps up and blocks the shot attempt of Dwight Howard, of the Orlando Magic, in game five of the Eastern Conference Finals. While Howard was going for the rebound his elbow came crashing down into the unsuspected head of Glen “Big Baby” Davis of the Celtics. The ball headed […]

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Moms Light The Fire On Marijuana Debatekelseyoutman

Thu, 27 May 2010 23:45:47 +0000

The gloves are off and moms across America are firmly entrenched and “highly” embattled in a passionate debate over the legalization of marijuana. Over the past few years legalizing marijuana in the United States has been a controversial topic, to say the very least. An estimated 50 million Americans smoke marijuana, and at least half […]

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Is Journalism Still a Major Worth Obtaining?brookewa

Thu, 27 May 2010 22:45:27 +0000

The future of Journalism By Brooke Way MCOM Staff Reporter Deciding what to major in while taking courses in college is tough enough, yet some students thinking about majoring in journalism are left wondering if it is still a relevant degree in today’s economic landscape. Recent newspaper closures such as Colorado’s Rocky Mountain News, Seattle’s […]

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A Spill of Disastermaryclairebuchta

Thu, 27 May 2010 20:58:17 +0000

Imagine if a pipe in your home burst into flames releasing 80,000 gallons of water. Sounds awful right? Well, that  is what has happened to the marine animals in the Gulf of Mexico; except instead of gallons it was barrels and instead of water was toxic petroleum oil and flood has yet to cease. In […]

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The “Freshman 15”: Myth or Reality?krice212

Thu, 27 May 2010 19:21:55 +0000

The “freshman 15”: Myth or Reality? The last thing any High School graduate wants to hear is, “watch out for the freshman 15!” The freshman fifteen phenomenon, which is commonly used within the United States and Canada, has become the coined term for describing the weight gain (and sometimes, although rarely, the loss) of first […]

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