5 Things to Know Before Joining a Quidditch Team

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Schyler Cunningham is a graduating senior at Loyola University Chicago and when she realized that graduating meant no more playing Quidditch for LUC she decided to take matters into her own hands. Schyler is starting the first ever Chicago City Quidditch team! However, there are some things you should know about Quidditch before joining.

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The Vampire Diaries: TV Show Review

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Few creatures of the night have captured our imagination like vampires. What explains our enduring fascination with Vampires? What is it about the vampire myth that explains our interest? Is it a fascination with the immortality of the undead? The mystery of the undead will continue to fascinate the living.

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Here or far, wherever it is it’s still a challenge

President Obama visits Iraq, addresses service members and government employees

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The biggest challenge facing the president today is national security both a far and here in America. Think about it.

In the past year, there have been more stories on gun violence in America than in 2011. The shooting at the midnight screening of “Batman” was a particularly gruesome one.

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Blasting the beats in public more harmful to yourself than it is annoying to others

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Headphones and iPods are everywhere on college campuses, but many students may be unaware of the threat of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), the damage to a person’s hearing from repeated exposure to loud sounds over time.

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