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Monday, July 6, 2015

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Derek Wolfe: On Ari Gold, Seinfeld and P.C. culture

BY DEREK WOLFE

Comedy is a unique place to effect social and political change. There is no denying the effect Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Bill Maher and George Carlin, to name a few, have had on exposing huge problems in our society. So, why are we seeing other prominent comedians seemingly back away from this challenge to shape the conversation about important issues?

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Anna Polumbo-Levy: A concussion conundrum

BY ANNA POLUMBO-LEVY

There’s no doubt that we’re already raising awareness about the seriousness of concussions, but incidents such as these indicate that we need to take swifter action. Whether it’s at the collegiate or professional level, it seems that the player’s health is not emphasized enough. Instead of focusing on when these injured athletes can return to play, the focus should be on their health.

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Aarica Marsh: A poultry dilemma

BY AARICA MARSH

However, no matter how effective I believe our government is, the representative system isn’t enough. Citizens must combat the root of the problem: predatory corporations.

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Rabab Jafri: Their own heroes

BY RABAB JAFRI

As readers and writers question whether diversifying characters will detract from their stories, the real question is why not have superheroes living with others in a world as diverse as the world around us?

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Elijah Sparkman: An homage to the Huron

BY ELIJAH SPARKMAN

I want to become a better writer. I’m not really sure how one does so, but I assume that if I keep trying new exercises and techniques then something will happen sooner or later.

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Melissa Scholke: A solution past due

BY MELISSA SCHOLKE

While the current outlook illustrates a promising future where women can continue to make significant contributions to society even in the latter half of their lives, potential motherhood shouldn’t immediately signify a regression in their careers.

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Elijah Sparkman: Dear Pamphleteers

BY ELIJAH SPARKMAN

The Diag is the domain for life. People doing what they like.

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