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re: Sanders is impressive - ortiz1193
He spent the first ten minutes pandering super hard to the African-American vote. He said his favorite Supreme Court Justice was Thurgood Marshall with absolutely no justification. His passion is really exciting, and I could almost consider voting for him if it wasn't for the free college plan. ...
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re: What Universities Should the State of La Close? - ortiz1193
Merge LSUS-Tech-ULM, and put some of the saved funding into BPCC. That's the best solution for the Shreveport area imo....
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re: If the Republicans nominate Kasich, they win. Here's why. - ortiz1193
Kasich is a lock to win the general versus Hillary or Bernie. Everything the OP said is 100% true. It's depressing that the Trumpkins hold on to the delusional hopes that Trump will win the presidency. [quote]He is the leader America needs but sadly not one they'll get because the country has go...
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re: What schools in LA have the best fan support? - ortiz1193
West Monroe and Byrd at the top for sure. ...
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re: LA Tech defeats THE Ohio State University 82-74 - ortiz1193
Not only was Memphis bringing the pain at the beginning, they were getting extremely lucky with shots bouncing their way, and a ton of foul calls (not necessarily bad ones). When Tech adjusted and Memphis's momentum slowed, Tech didn't seem that much worse and cut the lead from 25 to 17, which could...
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re: What is your favorite painting? - ortiz1193
Someone already posted View of Toledo, so I'll go with Mantegna's Parnassus, the much less famous, yet much cooler counterpart to the scenes painted by Raphael and Mengs. [img]http://mini-site.louvre.fr/mantegna/images/section8/zoom/08_03.jpg[/img]...
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re: This guy on Jeopardy could pull a Ken Jennings - ortiz1193
I kind of know this guy. Like someone said earlier, he's been one of the top 2 or 3 Quiz Bowl players in the world for the last few years. He led Yale to a national championship a few years ago. If you're interested in reading more about his Quiz Bowl accomplishments: [link=(http://www.qbwik...
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re: What is Southern University? - ortiz1193
Just to be clear, UGA can name their score against this team. I watched the Louisiana Tech vs. Southern game a few weeks ago, and Southern looked like a high school team. It was the worst game I've ever seen. Jeff Driskel left the game leading the country in passer efficiency. He only played the fir...
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re: LHSAA week 3... Landry-Walker/St. Aug tonight - ortiz1193
Byrd taking it to Calvary on Fox Sports Southwest going into the 4th. 14-14 at half (thanks to a kick return from Calvary's LSU commit). In the 3rd, Byrd just ran it for 200 yards and Calvary gained negative yards. Edit: 35-14 Byrd...
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re: All UVA fraternities suspended until next semester - ortiz1193
It is beyond clear most of the people in this thread never read http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/a-rape-on-campus-20141119 (the original article). This isn't another story about a random drunk girl who regrets having sex - there is a clear problem and it's pretty disgusting. ...
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re: Rand Paul Speaks to National Urban League - ortiz1193
I just did a basic google search. The articles say not many people showed up - the auditorium was half-full. They blamed it on the fact that the speech was at 8 am. The responses were also kind of mixed. See here: http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/25/urban-league-gives-paul-po...
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re: How good of a workout is yoga? Specifically for the core? - ortiz1193
It depends on the style. Like someone else said, I generally do yoga for stretching. I'd bet that most of the time, you'll get a better core workout from any workout video or class that is focused on abs specifically....
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Louisiana Tech students on 'What Would You Do?' (gay tolerance) - ortiz1193
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/02/gay-kiss-what-would-you-do-_n_5432599.html In MIssissippi. These are two completely normal guys, not the same type of people who protest about graduation or anything like that. La Tech part starts at about 4:20...
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re: So my daughter has received interest from an Ivy League school - ortiz1193
PSAT scores should have been out for a few months now. They release the qualifying score for each state next September. If anyone is telling you that scores aren't out, someone isn't doing their job. They released them to high schools in like December. Mississippi had a cutoff of 207 last year. ...
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re: So my daughter has received interest from an Ivy League school - ortiz1193
As someone who's actually got experience with the selective college environment, I always try to post in these threads. I'll go ahead and blow some minds here: http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/princeton-university/1631203-princeton-2018-rd-results-discussion-and-review.html That's a board ...
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re: Gary Parrish: Tennessee closing in on Louisiana Tech coach Mike White - ortiz1193
I go to Tech. I (and the entire fan base) will be crying ourselves to sleep if he leaves, which should tell you all you need to about how good of a coach he is. Our attendance has gone up, we've gotten drastically better every year, etc blah blah. I'm hoping this is all smoke. I think he's an Ole Mi...
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re: 2 youth sports at the same time? - ortiz1193
I'm actually pretty surprised that so many people actually think 2 sports is even worth worrying. I guess my thought is skewed because my best friend in elementary school did karate, tennis, golf, football, baseball, swimming, basketball, regularly. As he got older he began having to choose which on...
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re: Better engineering school: LSU or LA Tech? - ortiz1193
Does everyone in this thread realize that college applications to good schools end at like January 1st? If he's only applied to Tech, LSU, and MIT (he won't hear back from MIT until March), then I don't see the point of everyone telling him to go to Georgia Tech, etc , which would have been good adv...
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re: Better engineering school: LSU or LA Tech? - ortiz1193
Yeah, this site will definitely be biased. Here's a bunch of anecdotal evidence from my life: I go to Tech now. I have a 35 ACT, national merit, etc, and I can say with full confidence that Tech's engineering program is pretty strong, and it's pretty funny to see people posting lol at having it ...
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