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COMMON NONSENSE: Instead of this … go for that

By nature, Valentine’s Day is characterized by fat, winged babies sporting projectile weapons and the most anatomical misrepresentation of a heart someone could conceive. And on top of that, it’s celebrating a martyr’s execution.


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COMMON NONSENSE: Things to ditch for 2014

While you’re still accidentally writing the date as 2013, the new year is here whether you like it or not. Please leave all of the tasteless hashtags, selfies and discrimination at the door. Here’s some 2013 cliches and faux pas we are hoping to leave behind for good.


Television helicopters circle around the area as police secure the Student Recreation and Wellness Center after a report of an armed assailant in the building. DN PHOTO COREY OHLENKAMP
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Miles away

The text message alert popped up on Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler’s phone. He read the words “alleged gunman,” and began to worry, as several students, professors and parents did Friday evening when they became aware that there might danger. “Of course, I’m always concerned,” Tyler said.


Police secure the Student Recreation and Wellness Center after a report of an armed assailant in the building. DN PHOTO COREY OHLENKAMP
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Behind the tape

Sitting underneath his desk in the darkness, Dan Tracy listened to every noise outside of his office in the Health and Physical Activity Building. “Every step or shuffle of feet, it could be a guy out there with a gun,” he said. His worry began at about 4:30 p.m.


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Jim Gaffigan ticket giveaway comes to a close

For fans of comedian Jim Gaffigan, John R. Emens Auditorium hosted a scavenger hunt this week where people had a chance to win a pair of free tickets every day. Today was the last day of the hunt and the winning voucher was found at Shafer Tower.

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