Tag Archives: student riots

Confession Bear weighs in the Rose Bowl

[At the Quack Media holiday party last night, I became convinced, after a long conversation with Ben from Damn Arbor, that my posts, on average, are too damn long. This is my first attempt to right the ship. I hope it meets with your approval… Also, I don’t really want to see East Lansing burn. […]

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Old man with bad back requests help rioting: Ann Arbor

At some point in 1991, I had the occasion to witness a basketball-related riot in Ann Arbor, as I stood wedged between an open 450-degree pizza oven and a large plate glass window facing the intersection of Church and State. I can’t recall, but I don’t think my friend Roger and I, who were busy […]

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Conspiracy theories take root around the Penn State pedophilia case

As it’s been a while since we’ve had a good conspiracy theory thread here on the site, and as I haven’t yet opined on the whole Penn State pedophilia scandal, I thought that I’d move the following clip up to the front page. It comes from the website of the New England Sports Network, and […]

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Riots at UCLA over 32% tuition hikes

The regents of UCLA today voted to raise tuition by 32%, and the students – at least 500 of them – responded with extreme displeasure.

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