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Manny Ramirez not a mistake for Cubs

By Sean Neumann

May 26, 2014

The Chicago Cubs hired former MLB superstar Manny Ramirez to be a player-coach for the Triple A Iowa Cubs this past weekend and despite the gut reaction, it wasn’t a mistake. It was a shocking move for the Cubs to risk distraction for performance, but the latter doesn’t lie. He was at times contr...

Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

By Brittney Nadler

May 6, 2014

Her name was Eleni, and she was just a toddler when she and her siblings fled Turkey barefoot with everything they could carry during the forced migration of the early 1920s. With her brother at her side, disguised as a girl so the Turks wouldn’t take him, they set off toward boats that were sent to...