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Kanye West

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How dare you, Kanye — interrupting Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards! Frankly, this story is upsetting enough that it definitely warranted front-page placement on

President Obama

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In response to Kanye West’s drunken outburst at Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards, President Obama called West a “jackass.” We can hear West now: “Barack Obama doesn’t care about black people.”

UNC Snuggles

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If you thought it couldn’t get better than solid-color Snuggies, you’re dead wrong. For less than $20, get a UNC-themed Snuggie. Stay warm and look like a complete moron, all in Tar Heel blue.

TOMS shoes

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TOMS shoes donates a pair of shoes to someone around the world for every clothing item it sells. Good to hear that people around the world can be as hipster as many UNC students.

Drinking age

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Foreign students studying abroad at UNC are in for culture shock when they realize the drinking age is 21 here. Greatest country on earth, right? Let’s have a beer to celebrate. Oh wait …


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So the chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, said the recession is officially over. Until we start hearing about $50 million bonuses again, we’ll remain skeptical that the good times are back.


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