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Despite Its Faults, UI’s Still Got It

There’s something about Homecoming week celebrations that make me get a little sappy with Vandal pride. So we’re not always good at football, a financial crisis is always perched over campus like a predatory bird and there are always people who don’t agree with each other beating each other up rhetorically — so what? Sometimes celebration trumps the downsides of things, and we need to enjoy the great things we have.

For the Tara Roberts’ full column, click here.

Also: The Idaho Statesman pokes fun at the UI Vandal football team ranking in new poll here and so does Bud Withers/Seattle Times here.


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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