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Saturday, October 25, 2014

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Maura Levine: No cause for alarm

BY MAURA LEVINE

Of course it is necessary to keep ourselves safe and clean by using common sense and regular hand-washing procedures, but it is important to remember the facts when watching bizarre news stories on TV highlighting the danger of Ebola in America; it simply doesn’t pose the same kind of threat here as it does in Africa.

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Austin Davis: Forget your selfish fears

BY AUSTIN DAVIS

Americans need educate themselves on Ebola as opposed to resorting to unfounded fears. Doing this will better equip us as a nation in aiding those who the disease is truly effecting: impoverished Africans without the means to help themselves.

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Tyler Scott: A new way to listen

BY TYLER SCOTT

The Inclusive Language Campaign isn’t about how we should speak. What it’s really about is how we listen.

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Michael Schramm: A petition to fix the housing headache

BY MICHAEL SCHRAMM

With the creation of this petition, I’m screaming from inside the void until my voice is heard. But this only works if you do the same.

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Sara Shamaskin: Acceptance not tolerance

BY SARA SHAMASKIN

Our Michigan Bhangra Team has become a strong cultural force on campus, but is merely the tip of the iceberg in terms of cultural groups that promote and illustrate to the masses the aspects of their cultures that are unique and should be shared with the rest of us.

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Jenny Wang: Embracing our differences

BY JENNY WANG

We need to learn not only to tolerate one’s racial and cultural differences, but also to embrace this difference as a marker of who we are as individuals.

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David Harris: Restoring the roar

BY DAVID HARRIS

Detroit still has its myriad of problems. But the bright future of the city shines through. Its people show up time and time again for the city because just maybe this is the year not just for our football team, but for our city.

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