Issue 730

11th August, 2011 - 24th August, 2011

The college I attended had an arcane practice in which all freshmen were required to take an RTOC course.  It was an odd requirement for an engineering school, historically born from a loophole that allowed the private school to get a little bit of Federal funding.

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Cascading Episodes of Punked Up Instability & The Psychology of Suck

Editor’s Note:  Headlining the two-day Crispy Music Festival on August 19-20th will be The Meatmen, appearing on August 19th in the parking lot and inside at White’s Bar. Spearheaded by Chris Palmer, the two-day festival will also feature headliner’s Tension Head, fresh from their appearance at this year’s Mayhem Festival at DTE, filling in for The Meat Puppets, who had to cancel their appearance (see accompanying letter at this end of this feature).

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A Daughter's Remembrance

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.

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A Solid Cartoon is Worth 1000 Words

It was with the shock of sadness & regret that I learned all too early of the untimely passing of David Krease on July 1st of this year at 62 years of age, leaving his wife Diane, family members, and all who remember Dave’s affable good-nature and sharp sense of satirical wit much emptier with his passing.

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Cleanup crews in Saginaw this year expect to perform more than 7,000 cutting jobs on abandoned vacant lots and unmowed yards that surround rundown houses, officials say.     That number will mark a major increase from the 2,100 tasks that were carried out as recently as four years ago.

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Concerts in Review: SRC Looking Back in the Rear-View Mirror Letting Go of the Past An aged man is but a paltry thing, A tattered coat upon a stick, unless Soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing For every tatter in its mortal dress -    W.

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Nicola James "Jim" Capaldi (2 August 1944 – 28 January 2005) was a rock drummer, songwriter and founding member of Traffic, along with Steve Winwood, Chris Wood and Dave Mason.

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