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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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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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Victoria Noble: If you really want STEM majors...

BY VICTORIA NOBLE

Creating an environment where students believe they can succeed will invariably create more successes. All things equal, that’s something worth pursuing.

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Sierra Brown: Is Ebola population control?

BY SIERRA BROWN

Is it possible that he's just brave enough to say what many people are thinking?

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Yardain Amron: The history of the basic bitch

BY YARDAIN AMRON

I had heard the label around the block, but never gave it too much thought; a Basic Bitch was just one of those silly slang monikers trending these days — like ‘Flapper’ did in the ‘20s, or ‘Valley Girl’ in the ‘80s (thank you Google).

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Viewpoint: Tackling sexual assault on campus

BY SHERRIE KOSSOUDJI

Football is the bad boy of abusive behavior right now and it’s no wonder, many people say, since the game itself is so violent. But as we excoriate the NFL for lenient decisions in the face of domestic violence we expose our willful blindness to the simple ubiquity of violence against women.

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