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May 28, 2014 - 9:21pm

Feminine Critique: Unaddressed for too long

BY MELISSA SCHOLKE

Misogyny, objectification, harassment and violence against women aren’t merely the ranting of angry feminists. They’re widespread problems with dire consequences. While these issues shouldn’t detract from the coverage of recent events, these actions indicate these issues have gone unaddressed for far too long and need to be brought to light.

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May 28, 2014 - 9:12pm

EnviroBlog: Stunted Activism

BY LINDSEY SCULLEN

I’m not sure what ideal environmental activism looks like, but I know that we need to try to speak a more universal language.

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May 28, 2014 - 9:02pm

Blogging Blue: The death penalty and the conservative enigma

BY NURLAN ORUJLU

Mike Keefe/The Denver Post, 2002

It’s quite obvious that the capital punishment doesn’t do its job and lifetime imprisonment without parole is a much better solution to the problem on all accounts.

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July 1, 2014 - 7:34pm

Policy Matters: Discovering identities in Belgium

BY PAUL SHERMAN

The Leie River runs through the center of Ghent, a small city in the Flemish region in the northern part of Belgium. (Paul Sherman/Daily)

For Americans and students at the University, the next time you see in news about regional differences in Europe, there may be more at stake than you previously had realized. They help bring Europe together and build a diverse environment in recent years, but trouble may still be lurking around the corner.

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May 21, 2014 - 8:01pm

Summer Storytelling: A crash course in storytelling

BY LOGAN GARDNER

Our stories, both the ones we tell and the ones we listen to, are reflections of our soul.

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May 21, 2014 - 7:37pm

Eat, Cook, Love: Introduction

BY MICHAEL SCHRAMM

Here’s to a summer of eating takeout because we want to, not because we have to.

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May 21, 2014 - 7:31pm

Study A-blog: The unfulfilled non-expectation

BY JESSE KLEIN

I’m not a pessimistic person, but I am a skeptical person. I didn’t really think study abroad would change my life like so many of my friends had said it had for them.

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May 14, 2014 - 7:02pm

Feminine Critique: No street is safe

BY MELISSA SCHOLKE

Photo courtesy of The Shadow League, theshadowleague.com

Street harassment is a game of power and control, and there is no reason a women should fear a leering glance, the rolling down of a car window or suggestive remarks. Whether it’s educating men or providing women with the tools to combat harassment, society needs to change the rules to this threatening game.

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May 14, 2014 - 6:53pm

Social Disorder: Redefining racism

BY MAURA LEVINE

We will not be truly free of racism and hate in society until all aspects of it — even the modern, festering, invisible, masked ones — cease to exist.

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May 12, 2014 - 10:52pm

Student Life: How not to apply for the Programme at Oxford

BY LINDSEY SCULLEN

I am a foolish fighter, a believer in the late-night paper, the 11:59 p.m. submit, the human ability to beat time and deadlines.

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