January 2010

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What makes you sweat?

There is something so cathartic about sweating. Whether in a steam room, a sauna or working out, sweating is literally one of the healthiest things…


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Danger zone

Mark McGwire is returning to baseball, but he isn’t doing it quietly. The 46-year old former slugger released a statement this month in which he…



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Still swing dancing on campus

Swing dancing began with the Charleston in the 1920s in Afro-American communities. It was a venue to free your mind from the troubles of the…


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Bison briefs

Track and field The Bison track and field team parted ways this past weekend as some athletes traveled to Minneapolis to compete in the Jack…



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Undermining the real lessons

Right now, most U of M students aren’t too concerned with exams. Having just returned from winter break, for most of us the next major…


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The planet is the source of all prosperity

Spencer Fernando’s recent article, “A Conservative’s View on Climate Change” (Jan. 13, 2010) requires a serious response from a green perspective. First, it must be…


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The movies aint making what they used to

Watching box office records being broken these days is like watching the Olympics, if performance-enhancing drugs were permitted. With year after year of record breakers,…