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Optimize: week of Dec. 3

Optimize: week of Dec. 3

December 10, 2018

Welcome to Optimize, a weekly update to keep you informed on what has happened during the week. Here are five national/international...

You’re making my heart beat: a recent revision of AED history at South

You’re making my heart beat: a recent revision of AED history at South

December 7, 2018

Those who have previously completed Health at South may remember the most crucial step of CPR: asking an onlooker to call...

Barnes and Noble to close in 2019

Barnes and Noble to close in 2019

December 6, 2018

Barnes and Noble opened in Bloomington in 1995. It will close in February of 2019. The bookstore on 3rd Street is a casualty...

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“Venom” review
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Optimist’s 2018 gift-giving guide

Optimist’s 2018 gift-giving guide

December 4, 2018

Keep climbing with future flight attendant Larissa Callahan

Keep climbing with future flight attendant Larissa Callahan

November 29, 2018

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Barnes and Noble to close in 2019
You can get a scholarship for gaming?

You can get a scholarship for gaming?

December 5, 2018

If you are worried about your child playing hours of video games and you are expecting they won’t go anywhere with it, now may be their chance...

New entertainment poses problems for movie industry

New entertainment poses problems for movie industry

December 4, 2018

In 2017, American movie theater attendance hit a 25-year low. Although theatres were able to increase the prices of their tickets, the overall...

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