Author Archives: Philip Matthews

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New Location

New Year.  New Site. I will now be on and hope you will join me for more (I know I’ve been slacking) Aggressively Mediocre content! Thanks for your support. Advertisements

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Top Articles of 2014

After the hustle and bustle of Christmas, the calendar offers a nice, brief week to reflect and prepare the hopeless resolutions for the New Year.  With the boredom that has ensued this week, I have decided to look back at … Continue reading

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Dak in Death Valley

“Death Valley, the place where opponents dreams come to die.” Les Miles spoke these words two years ago, and they have all but been accepted as factual by the college football world… especially at night. 42 teams have ventured into … Continue reading

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Gringos in Honduras

If you’ve heard anything about Honduras, or specifically the capital of Tegucigalpa, I’d be willing to bet the dangerously short runway at the airport or the elevated crime rate has caught your ear. Maybe others can speak of the video … Continue reading

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My Next Month

Hidden deep within the tumultuous sea that is dental school life, after treading through seaweed, muck, critters, and the like, you get to an outwardly non-impressive clam that produces a dazzling pearl: summer. And while this pearl is majestic to … Continue reading

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What to do with Your Crowns

Today we get awards for everything. Run a race you get a medal… Participation. Fourth runner-up at the science fair.. here’s a medal for your accomplishment. Why is this? Well in part it’s to keep parents and kids happy and … Continue reading

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GoPro Visits the Mississippi Delta

When put through the ringer of dental school, give a group of guys a few days off in the delta with a GoPro and who knows what could happen.  Well it happened earlier this year… And while everyone lived, it … Continue reading

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Memories Past and Future of OMAHA

Omaha, Nebraska boasts a population 420,000ish making it the nation’s 42nd largest city. Conversely it maintains an inviting, small-town feel. On the map, the Missouri River slithers through the center of the city and assisted pioneers with its discovery in … Continue reading

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Where’s the FUN in Youth Sports?

Growing up attempting to play nearly every sport and settling in on becoming an average high school baseball player, I love watching and playing all things sports… maybe too much at times. There’s nothing like working hard to achieve a … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Fans and Fourth-Years

Vuvuzelas buzzing. Body paint and body odor covering the masses. National anthems prompting crowds and neck hairs to arise in unison. This is it. Our chance to show the world that we’re “for real.” Adorned in the beloved red, white, … Continue reading

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