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YouTube Bans Terror Training Videos

November 1, 2008

Image via CrunchBase By Nick DeMarco Staff Writer In an article posted by the Associated Press, it was reported that YouTube, a popular video sharing site, has moved to purge terrorist training films and other videos that extremi...

The College Student's Guide to Surviving an Election

November 1, 2008

Image by tastybit via Flickr By Robert Suski Staff Writer It has once again returned, a time where neighbor is against neighbor, friend against friend, brother against brother. No the South has not tried to secede from the U...

Palin as Progress for Women's Movement

November 1, 2008

By Kevin Zwick Outlook Editor When Sarah Palin was chosen by Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain to be his Vice-Presidential running mate, it definitely caused a stir in the political world. Senator Hillary Clinton has just run an epic campaign aga...

Parking Pass Prices Increased for Marywood Students

October 1, 2008

By Joseph May Staff Writer Driving has become a little more expensive for Marywood students. The price of parking passes has doubled from $50 to $100 over the summer. Along with that hike have come a number of changes on campus....

An Outrageous Statement

October 1, 2008

By Kevin Zwick Staff Writer “A small–town mayor is like a community organizer, but with actual responsibilities.” –Gov. Sarah Palin, Republican Vice Presidential Candidate These are some of the most ridiculous words eve...

Adderall Abuse on the Rise

October 1, 2008

Image via Wikipedia By Katie O'Neil Staff Writer Did you ever feel too tired or unfocused to study? Did you wish that you could find some way to study better? Some students think that they have found a solution by taking an Attention Def...

It's Easy Being Green

October 1, 2008

Image via Wikipedia By Amanda Toth Assistant Editor-in-Chief Regardless of what Kermit the Frog says, it's pretty easy being green. I should clarify. It's pretty easy living green; I'm not too sure about literally being gr...

Ted Kennedy: Out of Tragedy, Triumph

October 1, 2008

By Amanda Toth Assistant Editor-in-Chief On the night of August 25, I watched the most inspirational speech I have ever seen. On the first night of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Caroline Kennedy, the daugh...

McCain Campaigns in Scranton

October 1, 2008

Photos by Amanda Lass Staff Writer Republican Presidential candidate Senator John McCain addressed a full audience at the Scranton Cultural Center on September 22. ...

Obama and McCain Battle for MU's Vote: Five Students Cast Their Ballot Early

October 1, 2008

Photos and Story by Kim Del Valle Staff Writer Although the election is a few weeks away, The Wood Word was able to find a few students who are ready to cast their ballots. Here, five students tell whom he or she will vote for...

Election 2008: Welcome to the Main Event

April 1, 2008

By Kevin Zwick Staff Writer With the Democratic race is so close, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are receiving most of the media attention, but believe it or not, that is not the best thing. While the two Democrats are beating each other senseless w...

Controversial Campaign Questions

April 1, 2008

Image by Getty Images via Daylife By Kevin Zwick Staff Writer There are certain things that you don’t say to a group of people if you want keep the peace. For instance, you don’t want to start a conversation with hardcore Red Sox fans by saying good things about the Yankees. Just like ...