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KELLY: ‘South Park’ fights for creative liberties

Jack Kelly

April 27, 2010

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Like most college students, my worldview is shaped by the holy trinity of Comedy Central: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and “South Park.” So these past two weeks, I’ve paid close attention to the censorship battle brewing among ... Read more »

KELLY: 100 rounds of Chatroulette

Jack Kelly

April 20, 2010

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I was completely thrown off by Chatroulette. A friend recently sent me a video of Ben Folds using the social Web cam site at a concert. He set a laptop on his piano and improv-serenaded whoever popped up on the scre... Read more »

KELLY: Wrong colors at Miller Park

Jack Kelly

April 13, 2010

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On Friday night, I donned my St. Louis cap and red Cardinals jersey, and took my seat in the hostile territory that is the Miller Park upper deck to watch my birds battle the Brewers. I’d been to Miller Park before, but this... Read more »

KELLY: The Internet winning a Nobel Peace Prize?

Jack Kelly

April 6, 2010

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The network of networks that brought you timeless timewasters like Perez Hilton, Texts From Last Night and YouTube may soon be in the same company as Desmond Tutu, Mother Teresa and Martin Luther King Jr. Yes, there’s a ... Read more »

KELLY: Deep talk brings happiness

Jack Kelly

March 30, 2010

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How often do you get roped into chatting about something inane like homework or the weather? How many times a day do you find yourself shooting the bull about absolutely nothing? This isn’t “Seinfeld.” In real life, ... Read more »

KELLY: My spring break report card

Jack Kelly

March 23, 2010

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Like many of you, today is my second day back to reality after a week spent in fantasyland. I was lucky enough to spend the week with some friends and classmates in Panama City, Fla., soaking up the sun (or in my case, fry... Read more »

KELLY: Haiti leaves Chile in the cold

Jack Kelly

March 9, 2010

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Planet earth has been rocking lately, and not in a good way. In a year that’s barely two months old, Haiti and Chile have been hit hard by devastating earthquakes. Hundreds of thousands are dead and millions more have bec... Read more »

KELLY: Inspired by Forty under 40

Jack Kelly

March 2, 2010

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The Milwaukee Business Journal recently unveiled its annual Forty under 40 list, recognizing influential young leaders in Milwaukee. Fifteen percent of the list are tied to Marquette. First of all, that’s outstanding. H... Read more »

KELLY: Behave yourself on Facebook

Jack Kelly

February 23, 2010

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A University of Florida student is suing her high school to have a suspension expunged from her record. Katherine Evans, a sophomore, was suspended her senior year of high school for creating a Facebook page criticizing a tea... Read more »

KELLY: Mayer bullied about n-word

Jack Kelly

February 16, 2010

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John Mayer caused a stir last week by mentioning both the n-word and a slur referring to gay people in a candid interview with Playboy magazine. In the extensive interview — ranging from explicit descriptions of his ... Read more »

KELLY: Valentine’s Day for singles

Jack Kelly

February 9, 2010

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Valentine’s Day is less than a week away. Some anticipate the day with bated breath and giddiness. Others greet the “holiday” with loathing and loneliness. The couples out there, I’m sure, already have their pla... Read more »

KELLY: Amp up your Super Bowl

Jack Kelly

February 2, 2010

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How much did this Sunday suck? It was the first week since September when there wasn’t a meaningful football game being played. Well, real football. The Pro Bowl doesn’t count. If I wanted to watch crappy football masque... Read more »

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