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ISSUE 120 VOL 7 PUBLISHED 11/10/2006


Northfield: A community with a creative flourish

If you're a fan of the arts, Northfield is a great town. It’s a strong artistic community backed by local businesses and individuals.

The Pipettes bring back doo-wop

Doo-Wop isn't a hard thing to do, but it is hard to do well. Balancing simple novelty and actual creativity and innovation is where the difficulty lies.

Meditation Center invites all

Tibetan prayer flags hang above a small, cross-legged Buddha statue in the Northfield Buddhist Meditation Center. Two incense sticks smolder on the shrine while a pair of cast-iron radiators hum in the corner.

Sex on the Hill: Sexy politics

It's election week and right now I'm thinking about sex. More specifically, sex and politics. No, I'm not gonna ramble about Ted Haggard, Monica Lewinsky or Mark Foley. I also plan to avoid deconstructing the possibility of sex appeal in the helmet hair of Michele Bachmann or Hillary Clinton.

Sixth 'Spyro' video game falls flat

I remember when I first played "Spyro the Dragon" back in 1998 on my Playstation. It was solidly the best game ever. I had finally found a game that appealed to my need for clever banter as well as likeable characters.

Mess Poll
How do you feel about the recent news of a tuition increase?
This is news to me.
I am a senior. Thank god.
I'd feel better about it if a more adequate explanation was provided.
It's routine and expected. What gives?
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