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Northern Star

‘Buckwild’ show halts production amid scandals

By Kevin Bartelt | April 3, 2013

Students’ new favorite reality show, “Buckwild,” has had to halt production for the second season after one of its stars was found dead on Monday. Shain Gandee, 21, died of carbon monoxide poisoning with his uncle and another man. Officials reported...

Just be yourself, not a catfish

By Kimberly Randall | February 13, 2013

“She’s a catfish.” “You’ve been catfished.” You may be asking yourself the question: What is a catfish? Well, catfish is a nickname given to people who create fake profiles on social networks like Facebook and Twitter, pretending to be someone...

Palin is the bane of my existence; she must be stopped

By Taurean Small | November 29, 2010

If you asked me what's the most irritating name I have ever heard, without hesitation I would shout the name Sarah Palin. I must admit, however, her personality is enticing, but where is her substance? Her philosophy on life seems to be based on a children's...