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In Focus: What would you do on a lazy weekend?

By Perspective Staff | April 17, 2013

Most of my weekends are fairly “lazy;” however, my Fridays almost always consist of cleaning my apartment since I let it go to hell all week. Now that finals are coming up I won’t be watching any TV, but I recently finished watching the entire series...

Guest Column: Don’t drive during Homecoming weekend

By Elliot Echols | October 12, 2011

"Welcome to Fort Knox." Beginning today, our campus and the surrounding community of DeKalb will be welcomed with the strong arm of the law.If this is your first college homecoming, let me first to say I am sorry for what you are about to encounter. Sadly,...

Come for the schooling, stay for the entertainment

By Chris Krapek | October 7, 2010

Hey you! Don't go home today; there's too much to do in DeKalb. Seriously, if your suitcase is already packed and you've never spent a weekend cruising through the Barb City, you don't know what you're missing out on. If you do decide to eliminate that...

Stepping Out: Should I stay or should I go?

By Logan Short | August 25, 2010

Alright DeKalb, let me first state that I love you before you think you're not appreciated. When it comes to the weekends, though, I think we could use some space from time to time. The reason being: insanity. Albert Einstein was once quoted as saying...