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LETTER FROM

THE PRESIDENT

From the Desk of the President. I have always wanted to write that. Thanks’ Woodrow for another dream come true.

Inside this issue: Suicide Can Be One Cause Of Bullying Bullying

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The Consumer Push For 16 The Camera Phone You too can start your own record label

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How to deal with rumors 18 Bullying

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10 Easy Ways To Meet People in College

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The Road Not Taken

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To Do List

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June Graduation

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June Graduation Prom

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The Many Faces of Deuce

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Dedicated staff and fellow students. As President of Student Government Association, it is my great pleasure to welcome you to our community. I would also like to thank all of you who have given me this opportunity. I would also like to extend my congratulations to the students who graduated this past Friday, and to all of our new students. Woodrow Wilson is a fine institution, and you should be very proud to be able to say that you are a part of it. I want you to think about your education up to this very moment, from finger painting and handwriting, to calculus and physics. Woodrow Wilson is about to bring you to an entirely new level of learning. What you learned in high school was good for high school, but this is college, and you have a lot of learning to do. Over the course of the next weeks, months, or year you will learn what you need to in order to be a leader in our complicated world. College is an amazing experience because you and you alone, decide what you get out of it. President John F. Kennedy once said, "And so my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." Woodrow Wilson is going to do many things for all of you. But, how do you make the most of what Woodrow Wilson is offering you? The

way to do this is to GET INVOLVED! Join one -two- three or more of the committees that Woodrow Wilson has to offer. Committees that do everything from helping clean up campus to plan dances for the students. When I first came here I was a bit shy which many of you may be when you first come to a new place that you are unfamiliar with. I eventually opened up and I wasn't afraid anymore to talk to people and get involved. I joined Peer Mediation Counseling, Activities Committee, Dorm Committee, and I got involved in being an ambassador. And I'm just like anybody else, so if I can do it, you can definitely do it. And so my fellow students ask not what Woodrow Wilson can do for you, ask what you can do for Woodrow Wilson! That is how you will get the most out of your time at Woodrow Wilson. Never forget that you are not alone here, not by a long shot. The faculty, staff, and student leaders of this campus are always available to help you. You hopefully got to experience this on Monday when one of the ambassadors helped you move in. If you need help, don't be afraid to ask. Look around over the next few days, there will be students with red name tags that say WWRC Ambassador. If you need help with anything, ask one of us. It is my promise to you that we are here (continued on page 2)


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to help you. Hopefully we'll help you with whatever you need, and you might want to come back and help others yourself. I know from experience what you are thinking right now... how long is this email going to be and how much longer am I going to go on? I know you have a lot of stuff to do. You just got to college and you have the rest of your life ahead of you, new friendships to form, relationships to cherish, and a campus to explore. But before I end this email, let me give you some advice, some advice that I could have used when I first came to Woodrow Wilson. Don't be afraid to be yourself, try to be open-minded, be aware, be active, be studious, have a great time and most importantly, don't forget to call your parents and loved ones often, and only occasionally asking for money. Thank you and welcome to Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center!

(SGA President)


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Bullying can lead to suicide. Below you will see the way some victims of bullying felt. However this doesn’t mean commit suicide. There are other ways to deal with bullying. Go to a counselor, tell a parent, tell a close friend. Every life is too valuable to end.


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The Consumer Push for the Camera Phone By: Colin P

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One of the most innovative and widely sought after pieces of technology to reach the market in recent years has been the camera phone. In point of fact, the demand for a camera phone on the part of the typical consumer around the world is so intense that there oftentimes are situations when there is a backlog on orders for one camera phone model or another. Naturally, when the camera phone first hit the market not that long ago, it was a pricy item. But, as with so many technological advances, in short time the basic camera phone became affordable for most people. Indeed, as more and more people sought to trade in an older cellular or mobile phone, it was the camera phone that they sought as a replacement. Of course, in addition to the basic camera phone becoming more affordable and more widely used, there were many new developments in the world of the camera phone. In little time, there were so many variations on the theme of the basic camera phone, that in many ways it is more than safe to say that when it comes to the camera phone, there truly is a camera phone to fit the needs and desires of any consumer the world over. If you are interested in owning a camera phone, you should spend some time determining how you will use your camera phone. For example, if you largely will use your phone to take pictures of family and friends and the like, you really will not need that complicated of a camera phone. On the other hand, in this day and age, many people are using their camera phone products for professional or work related purposes. As such, these people tend to desire a more sophisticated version of the camera phone. Once you identify the primary use that your camera phone will be put to now and into the future, you can then be able to single out some different camera phone models that will best fit your needs and desires. By making a preliminary list of what exact camera phone models will suit your needs, you can then begin efficiently shopping around for the specific camera phone that will most appropriately fulfill your objectives in owning and using such a product. In the 21st century, you have the ability to shop for a camera phone both in the brick and mortar world and on the Internet and World Wide Web. By making certain that you do shop around both in the real world and in cyberspace, you will have the best chance of finding the most ideal camera phone and a price that best fits within your budget. And, by shopping around online, you will be able to save time in your search for a camera phone. In the end, by taking the time to find the perfect camera phone for your needs, you will end up with a camera phone that will be well used and well liked by you today and on into the future.

Movie Rentals Today - Online Renting, Downloads, and More

By: John Hinkle

Many people all over the world prefer to view movies at home than in the cinemas. This leads to a increase in sales for movie rentals and DVD sales alike. Movie downloads are also becoming popular due to a demand in watching any flick you might want to view at any time that is convenient for you. DVD movies are still king though, with all the craze these days, they will continue to be one of the leading entertainment media markets in the world for years to come. Movie rentals are a very convenient variant for home movie watching. The trend these days for movie buffs seems to be online movie rentals. Of course there are still lots of offline rental stores out there but their amount is decreasing year by year which only proves the growing popularity of their online competitors. Companies like Netflix, Blockbuster, or Intelliflix are gaining steam each an every year due to this widespread popularity. So why do more people give preference to ordering movies online? Well, it's all very simple in theory. You choose which titles you want to rent within the selection present, and within a few days, they are sent out to your doorstep. It's a very easy and painless process. The problem is that you have to wait a few days and don't have the choice to watch a movie instantly. This seems to be the true value of common movie rentals. Now there even seems to be a resolution to this problem as well with movie downloads. You can easily download a movie to your local computer and view it on your monitor, but if your like me, I prefer a wide screen TV and surround sound stereo to a small computer screen anyday. One great advantage to online movie rentals, is the diversity and the number of titles (thousands). Have you ever seen such a movie store? I didn't think so, and even if we let you pretend in theory that this exists, imagine how long the search would be. The online computerized system located online makes this process easy and affordable. Of course, small movie rental stores, where you can drop in on your way home, still hasn't lost all their charm. Online rentals offer various payment plans. You can pay for a single movie but more often you pay a fixed sum per month and can watch as many movies as you want. Some payment plans give you an opportunity to rent movies only pertaining to certain categories or genres. The amount of movies you can order at once is either limited usually by three or four. All online rental venues offer a "keep the movie as long as you want" period, with no late fees or due dates.


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You Too Can Start an Independent Record Label

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It's no big secret, the trick of how to start a record label definitely involves some cash and most definitely involves some talent. If you want to know the secret to how to start and run your own label then here it is, talent. You have to have something to sell your business pitch with. It doesn't matter what your particular genre is, you need to get out there and discover your first million. Yep, I am talking about dollars. If you are just sitting around trying to figure out how to start you own independent record label then you are wasting your time. Get out there and try to find "the" band or "the" person that is worthy of a record deal. Go to clubs, rummage through MySpace, hang out at bars with live music, there is talent all around you so find it. Do you have friends or a band already in mind? If you do then you are one step ahead of the "how to start a record label" game. Two or three bands would really be optimal when beginning your own record label. For those of you who don't have someone in mind, then you have some work to do. A good way to search for talent is to have an idea of what you are looking for. If you are going to learn how to start and run your own record label then you must be able to find the gap. There is a gap somewhere and you need to find it. Keep in mind, you are searching for someone who is marketable, a true money maker. If you can't quite pinpoint a gap, then identify a target market you think you can penetrate and go for it. Who would have thought that the Backstreet Boys or 98 Degrees would have made it big? Well, the guys from their record label were definitely on to something. Teenage girls were where it was at and boy did those guys stumble on to something big and man did they make a profit! Believe me, that is your first step in how to start a record label. Just like with any other business, you are going to have to sell your product. And you can't sell your product until you have your product. So, this is your first lesson in how to start your own independent record label. In this business, you are going to have to think outside the box and when you do that, you will be ready to start your own record label. Author Bio The former owner of an independent record label, current owner of Platinum Millennium publishing & national music industry seminar speaker/panelist. He's also the author & creator of 40+ best-selling music business books, reports, courses, audio products & more "How to" resources, that helped 1000s of people like you to success. Go to www.TheUltimateRecordLabel.com for more info.


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Rumors can be damaging to other's lives, self esteem, and relationships. A participant in gossip is as guilty as the person who started the rumors. People who work in an office environment know all too well how damaging rumors can be. A seemingly small tale, which might actually be 95% true, starts at one end and becomes a tall tale with 95% lies by the time it reaches the top floor.

1. Help in this type of scenario by not participating - though sometimes it may be difficult because you try to be a nice, polite per2. 3. 4.

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son. Also, you don't want to seem like an uptight, "too good for the rest of the office" personality. There are, however, many more ways you can influence the wrong-doers to do the right thing. Avoid discussing it. When someone comes to you with a little story about someone else you can say "I'm sorry, I really can't talk right now, I have so much to do before I leave today." As you get done saying that, pick up the phone and start dialing - maybe you can call IT and ask for help on some PC issue or call someone you meant to call anyway. Use distraction. Another thing you can do is to pick up some of your folders and mail and start walking towards the mail room or somewhere away from your desk. Give the impression of being in a bit of a rush. Be forthright. At the first sign of someone who likes to gossip - know who they are and have a plan so that you're not caught off guard - politely say, "I don't think it's fair to talk about Lisa behind her back, maybe we should address this issue with her right now. Let's give her a call." If they say no, then it's likely they'll never be back to tell you any office secrets. If the answer is, "Yes, great," the issue will be resolved. Keep calm at home too. Stay-at-home/work-from-home moms also have similar situations. In these cases it's more of a neighborhood issue. You live with your neighbors so professionalism is not the issue anymore. You can, however, use the same tactics. If a neighbor comes by to chat about the couple down the street with the cheating husband, etc., simply say, "I don't like to get involved in other people's private lives. I'd rather not know about it," or "It's sad that they are having difficulties. Oh well, it's none of my business. So what are you doing this weekend?" or "Look at the flowers I planted in my garden." Change the topic after making your point. Avoid rumors as a kid. Rumors aren't always about adults, and many rumors can be aimed at children. If you have a rumor about yourself that is small, do everything in your power to stop it, as it will grow quickly, and you will start to drown in rumors. Challenge the veracity. Big rumors are the hardest to deal with, as they are not easily stopped. To try to stop them, tell everyone they aren't true. It can be embarrassing, but it will just become worse over time if you do nothing to stop it.

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At the first sign of gossip, stop it casually and politely. Be aggressive only if the person continuously persists. Rumors usually begin with what was a simple truth, and by the time you hear it's most likely a complete lie. Some rumors are completely childish, especially in elementary/middle school. They can be small and easy to deal with (such as likes someone, namely something like Joe likes Susan) that usually die out, or it can be something big (such as disgusting things, namely something like wears/fills diapers in school). Small ones are easier to deal with, as they can be quickly stopped if you stop whoever is spreading the rumors. The example of Joe likes Susan is easily stopped by talking to Joe/Susan, and stopping them. Big rumors are a lot harder to deal with, as your entire grade/class/school might know them.

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Let’s say you have a piece of wood, a nail, and a hammer. Pretend the wood is a person, and the nail is a nasty rumor about that person. If you hammer in the nail, you’re obviously hurting him or her. If you then pull out the nail…well, there’s still a hole in the wood, and the damage has been done. There are many reasons why that nail of a rumor can be so harmful: Words hurt as much as a punch Sometimes more, because a punch may be painful, but at least it’s over pretty fast. Rumors are, quite simply, a form of bullying that’s sometimes referred to as “relational aggression.” When a person or a group makes up a rumor about someone or decides to spread nasty gossip, it’s usually to hurt someone, break up a friendship, or make someone less popular. It’s the same thing as teasing, only it’s done behind someone’s back instead of to his or her face. Gossip and rumors can be a form of exclusion When you spread a rumor about someone, you’re sending a signal that the person is outside of the group, and somehow less worthy of friendship than others. You’re making fun of that person or pointing out negative things about him or her. This can let others think that it’s okay to make the person feel inferior, and make him or her an outsider. Gossip and rumors can destroy trust We need to be able to trust our friends, and gossiping and rumors can break this trust. If you tell a personal secret to a friend, and he turns around and blabs it to someone else, you might feel like you’ll get burned if you ever get close to him again. True or not, private is private Let’s say your mother tells you that your friend Susannah’s parents told her that they’re getting a divorce. You don’t feel bad about passing it around because, after all, it’s a fact, right? Wrong! Perhaps Susannah isn’t ready for people to know about her parents splitting up. It can be very painful and humiliating when other people know things about us that we want to keep private. It can make us feel like we’ve been violated, like something that is supposed to be just ours is now out in the open for all to see…and to judge. Believing rumors can lead to bad choices Letting a rumor influence your behavior is like letting someone else make a big decision for you. Let’s say you hear that the Principal plans to call a Snow Day tomorrow because a blizzard’s coming. Expecting a day off, you don’t do your homework. The next morning, the blizzard turns out to be nothing more than a drizzle, and school isn’t cancelled after all. Doh! You get zeroes on your assignments. Here’s another example: the gossip grapevine has it that the new girl in school is snobby, so you avoid her. Years later, you and the girl become friends, and you learn that she’s not a snob at all! You missed spending a lot of time with a cool person because you judged her based on a rumor. Once you understand the damage they can do, how do you go about Breaking The Chain of rumors and gossip?


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Tolerance.org http://www.tolerance.org Tolerance.org encourages people from all walks of life to fight hate and promote tolerance.

National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) http://www.ncpc.org NCPC is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent crime and build safer, more caring communities.

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center (NYVPRC) http://www.safeyouth.org NYVPRC was established as a central source of information on prevention and intervention programs, publications, research, and statistics on violence committed by and against children and teens. Call: (866) SAFEYOUTH

GirlsHealth.gov http://www.girlshealth.gov GirlsHealth.gov, developed by the U.S. Office on Women's Health, offers girls between the ages of 10 and 16 information about growing up, food and fitness, and relationships.


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10 Easy Ways to Meet People in College

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It's Hard *Not* to Find a Way to Make Connections on Campus

Meeting people may seem hard at first, but once you venture out, it's often much easier than anyone thinks. If you're not sure where to start, try one of these ten easy tips. •

Join a club.

Join an intramural sports team.

Volunteer on -- or off -- campus.

Attend a religious service on-campus.

Get an on-campus job.

Get involved with a leadership opportunity.

Start a study group.

Work for the campus newspaper.

Work for the campus yearbook.

Start your own club or organization!


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100 Best Places to Live and Launch - 2008 67 of Them are College Towns

CITY CITY 1. Bellevue, Bellevue, WA WA 1. 2. Georgetown, Georgetown, TX TX 2.

POPULATION POPULATION 111,608 111,608 37,963 37,963

suburb of Austin

6. Portland, Portland, OR OR 6. 7. Denver, Denver, CO CO 7. 8. Charlotte, Charlotte, NC NC 8. 10. Franklin, MA 10. Franklin, MA 12: Durham, Durham, NC NC 12: 13. Manchester, Manchester, NH NH 13. 14. Virginia Beach, VA 14. Virginia Beach, VA 15. Salt Lake City, UT 15. Salt Lake City, UT 17. Santa Santa Fe, Fe, NM NM 17. 18. Charlottesville, Charlottesville, VA VA 18. 19. Boise, ID 19. Boise, ID 20. Raleigh, Raleigh, NC NC 20. 21. Iowa Iowa City, City, IA IA 21. 22. Omaha, NE 22. Omaha, NE 23. Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN MN 23. 24. Fargo, Fargo, ND ND 24. 26. Louisville, Louisville, CO CO 26.

535,421 535,421 555,932 555,932 596,123 596,123 29,642 29,642 204,135 204,135 113,417 113,417 445,875 445,875 184,550 184,550 65,433 65,433 40,877 40,877 203,649 203,649 316,978 316,978 64,933 64,933 399,820 399,820 374,956 374,956 96,029 96,029 19,402 19,402

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27. Bellingham, Bellingham, WA WA 73,357 27. 73,357 28. Colorado Colorado Springs, Springs, CO CO 396,436 396,436 28. 29. Naperville, IL 149,600 29. Naperville, IL 149,600 30. Lyndhurst, Lyndhurst, NJ NJ 19,699 30. 19,699

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33. Hamden, Hamden, CT CT 33.

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34. San San Antonio, Antonio, TX TX 1,251,086 34. 1,251,086 35. Cambridge, MA 102,158 35. Cambridge, MA 102,158 37. Radnor Radnor Township, Township, PA PA 31,675 31,675 37. 38. Worcester, Worcester, MA MA 179,719 38. 179,719 39. Fort Fort Collins, Collins, CO CO 127,443 39. 127,443 40. Olympia, Olympia, WA WA 46,605 40. 46,605 41. Asheville, Asheville, NC NC 69,447 41. 69,447 42. Ann Ann Arbor, Arbor, MI MI 119,016 42. 119,016 43. Blacksburg, Blacksburg, VA VA 40,161 43. 40,161 45. Sioux Sioux Falls, Falls, SD SD 137,222 45. 137,222 46. Madison, Madison, WI WI 222,428 46. 222,428 47. Gainesville, FL 95,392 47. Gainesville, FL 95,392 48. Corvallis, Corvallis, OR OR 49,124 48. 49,124 50. Greensboro, Greensboro, NC NC 231,720 50. 231,720 54. Reno, Reno, NV NV 210,055 54. 210,055 55. Dover, Dover, DE DE 36,646 55. 36,646 56. Winston-Salem, Winston-Salem, NC NC 195,821 195,821 56.

58. 75,448 58. Bethlehem, PA 75,448 58. Bethlehem, Bethlehem, PA PA 75,448 59. Syracuse, 144,755 NY 59. 144,755 59. Syracuse, Syracuse, NY NY 144,755 60. 320,335 60. Pittsburgh, PA 320,335 60. Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA PA 320,335 64. Fairfield, CT 58,490 64. Fairfield, CT 58,490 64. Fairfield, CT 58,490 65. 65. State College, PA 39,185 65. State State College, College, PA PA 39,185 39,185 66. 895,535 66. San Jose, CA 895,535 66. San San Jose, Jose, CA CA 895,535 67. Honolulu, HI 383,424 67. Honolulu, HI 383,424 67. Honolulu, HI 383,424 71. 58,781 71. Missoula, MT 58,781 71. Missoula, Missoula, MT MT 58,781 75. 64,267 75. St. Cloud, MN 64,267 75. St. St. Cloud, Cloud, MN MN 64,267 77. Spokane, WA 202,618 77. Spokane, WA 202,618 77. Spokane, WA 202,618 78. San Luis Obispo, CA 78. 45,015 78. San San Luis Luis Obispo, Obispo, CA CA 45,015 45,015 79: 547,983 79: Nashville, TN 547,983 79: Nashville, Nashville, TN TN 547,983 80. 215,119 80. Rochester, NY 215,119 80. Rochester, Rochester, NY NY 215,119 81. Charleston, SC 103,756 81. 103,756 81. Charleston, Charleston, SC SC 103,756 82. 66,914 82. Fayetteville, AR 66,914 82. Fayetteville, Fayetteville, AR AR 66,914 84. Cheyenne, WY 55,870 84. Cheyenne, WY 55,870 84. Cheyenne, WY 55,870 88. 15,204 88. Brunswick, ME 15,204 88. Brunswick, Brunswick, ME ME 15,204 89. 94,088 89. Billings, MT 94,088 89. Billings, Billings, MT MT 94,088 91. 51,681 91. Ames, IA 51,681 91. Ames, Ames, IA IA 51,681 93: Edmond, OK 74,400 93: Edmond, OK 74,400 93: Edmond, OK 74,400 94. 94. West Des Moines, IA 52,538 94. West West Des Des Moines, Moines, IA IA 52,538 52,538 95. 95. Coeur d'Alene, ID 39,617 95. Coeur Coeur d'Alene, d'Alene, ID ID 39,617 39,617 96. 141,165 96. Eugene, OR 141,165 96. Eugene, Eugene, OR OR 141,165 97. Kansas City, KS 97. 454,337 97. Kansas Kansas City, City, KS KS 454,337 454,337 99. 129,333 99. Savannah, GA 129,333 99. Savannah, Savannah, GA GA 129,333 100: 100: Colchester, VT 17,612 100: Colchester, Colchester, VT VT 17,612 17,612

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IHE IHE Institution of Higher Education IHE === Institution Institution of of Higher Higher Education Education


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Once a couple had one of their usual quarrels as a consequence of which all conversation between them stopped. Unfortunately the husband was to attend his office very early the next morning. So he wrote on a piece of paper, "Please wake me up tomorrow morning," and kept it beside his wife's pillow. His wife read it and went to sleep. He woke up very late the next morning and got very angry. He looked ferociously at his wife, but she calmly pointed towards his pillow. Under his pillow he found a piece of paper. On it was written, "Please wake up, it is 6 o'clock now."

This elderly lady went to the doctor for a check-up. Everything checked out fine.The old lady pulled the doctor to the side and said, "Doctor, I haven't had sex for years now and I was wondering how I can increase my husband's sex drive."The doctor smiled and said, "Have you tried to give him Viagra?"The lady frowned. "Doctor, I can't even get him to take aspirin when he has a headache," she claimed."Well," the doctor continued, "Let me suggest something. Crush the Viagra into a powder. When you are giving him coffee, stir it into the coffee and serve it. He won't notice a thing."The old lady was delighted. She left the doctor's office quickly.Weeks later the old lady returned. She was frowning and the doctor asked her what was wrong. She shook her head."How did it go?" the doctor asked."Terrible, doctor, terrible.""Did it not work?""Yes," the old lady said, "It worked. I did as you said and he got up and ripped his clothes off right then and there and we made mad love on the table. It was the best sex that I'd had in 25 years.""Then what is the problem, ma'am?""Well," she said. "I can't ever show my face in McDonald's again."

One day Bill complained to his friend that his elbow really hurt. His friend suggested that he go to a computer at the drug store that can diagnose anything quicker and cheaper than a doctor.''Simply put in a sample of your urine and the computer will diagnose your problem and tell you what you can do about it. It only costs $10." Bill figured he had nothing to lose, so he filled a jar with a urine sample and went to the drug store. Finding the computer, he poured in the sample and deposited the $10. The computer started making some noise and various lights started flashing. After a brief pause out popped a small slip of paper on which was printed: "You have tennis elbow. Soak your arm in warm water. Avoid heavy lifting. It will be better in two weeks."Later that evening while thinking how amazing this new technology was and how it would change medical science forever, he began to wonder if this machine could be fooled. He mixed together some tap water, a stool sample from his dog and urine samples from his wife and daughter. To top it off, he masturbated into the concoction. He went back to the drug store, located the machine, poured in the sample and deposited the $10. The computer again made the usual noise and printed out the following message:"Your tap water is too hard. Get a water softener. Your dog has worms. Get him vitamins. Your daughter is using cocaine. Put her in a rehabilitation clinic. Your wife is pregnant with twin girls. They aren't yours. Get a lawyer. And if you don't stop jerking off, your tennis elbow will never get better."

Joe was moderately successful in his career, but as he got older he was increasingly hampered by incredible headaches. When his personal hygiene and love life started to suffer, he sought medical help. After being referred from one specialist to another, he finally came across a doctor who solved the problem."The good news is I can cure your headaches... The bad news is that it will require castration. You have a very rare condition which causes your testicles to press up against the base of your spine. The pressure creates one hell of a headache. The only way to relieve the pressure is to remove the testicles."Joe was shocked and depressed. He wondered if he had anything to live for. He couldn't concentrate long enough to answer, but decided he had no choice but to go under the knife.When he left the hospital, his mind was clear, but he felt like he was missing an important part of himself. As he walked down the street, he realized that he felt like a different person. He could make a new beginning and live a new life.He walked past a men's clothing store and thought, "That's what I need: a new suit." He entered the shop and told the salesman, "I'd like a new suit."The salesman eyed him briefly and said, "Let's see... size 44 long." Joe laughed, "That's right, how did you know?""It's my job."Joe tried on the suit. It fit perfectly. As Joe admired himself in the mirror, the salesman asked, "How about a new shirt?" Joe thought for a moment and then said, "Sure..."The salesman eyed Joe and said, "Let's see... 34 sleeve and... 16 and a half neck" Joe was surprised, "That's right, how did you know?""It's my job."Joe tried on the shirt, and it fit perfectly. As Joe adjusted the collar in the mirror, the salesman asked, "How about new shoes?" Joe was on a roll and said, "Sure..."The salesman eyed Joe's feet and said, "Let's see... 9-1/2... E." Joe was astonished, "That's right, how did you know?""It's my job."Joe tried on the shoes and they fit perfectly. Joe walked comfortably around the shop and the salesman asked, "How about a new hat?" Without hesitating, Joe said, "Sure..."The salesman eyed Joe's head and said, "Let's see... 7-5/8." Joe was incredulous, "That's right, how did you know?""It's my job."The hat fit perfectly. Joe was feeling great, when the salesman asked, "How about some new underwear?" Joe thought for a second and said, "Sure..." The salesman stepped back, eyed Joe's waist and said, "Let's see... size 36."Joe laughed, "No, I've worn size 34 since I was 18 years old."The salesman shook his head, "You can't wear a size 34. It would press your testicles up against the base of your spine and give you one hell of a headache."


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Effective Wednesday, July 2nd prices have been increased for the following items: • • •

Chips - increase of $.05 Candy, Pastries - increase of $.10 Drinks, Extra Large Items - increase of $.25

Any item in the snack/candy machine that has .00 as the cost is actually $1.00. The vending contractor could not change all of the items to $1.00, but will return to update the numbers.


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