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May 16, 2008 Robert Rauschenberg, American Artist

Robert Rauschenberg, American Artist

Clark Anderson

One of the most well known American Abstract Expressionist and Pop artist, Robert Rauschenberg died on Monday at his home on Captiva Island in Florida at the age of 82. He will be best remembered for his love of the ordinary materials which make up our lives in the 20th and 21st centuries once saying, "you begin with the possibilities of the material." Rauschenberg first gained recognition with his famous "Combines" during the 1950s in which he explored using these found ordinary materials in conjunction with a form of loose expressionist painting, changing the context and meaning of his findings.

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Those Left Behind

Those Left Behind

Colleen Rowley

The hard truth about this election is that when November comes, race will play an role whether we like it or not.

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Coffin, Meet Nail.

Coffin, Meet Nail.

Josh Aldridge

A letter to be auctioned this month spells out Einstein's thoughts regarding religion in unequivocal terms.

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You Have No Right To Be Here!

You Have No Right To Be Here!

Ethan Cooper

This act of intolerance and ignorance against Sherman was not only a vicious attack on atheism, but all non-Christians.

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Mia Moore

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Jennifer Bryant

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