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Let me lobby for my hobby: Running

Let me lobby for my hobby: Running

Kristin Kennedy, Social Media Coordinator

November 2, 2015

My heart is pounding, sweat is dripping down my face and my legs ache. I push through the pain as I stride down a hill with my pulled-back hair flying behind me. I have been a runner for almost 10 years. Well, technically longer, because of gym class in elementary and intermediate schools. Growing...

Let me lobby for my hobby: Baking

Let me lobby for my hobby: Baking

Kaetln Harrison, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2015

Baking has always come naturally to me. I think it was a result of all those years I spent sitting on an old bar stool peaking over my grandma’s shoulder as she cooked anything from green beans to pineapple upside down cake. Her specialty however, was pie. My grandparents’ house constantly...

Let me lobby for my hobby: Board games

Let me lobby for my hobby: Board games

Joseph Kauffman, Features Editor

September 21, 2015

I hate the term board games. First off, it too easily lends itself to the joke "bored games." It’s a joke made worse by its apt description of far too many of the family games that dominate most people’s perceptions of the genre. I’m looking at you, "Monopoly." It may have been funny when...