BY JAMES BRENNAN
Our language, our culture and our institutions have led to a characterization of indigent people as not just an underclass, but as distinctly different human beings, inferior to other members of society.
BY SARAH SKALUBA
The millennial generation prides itself on working and playing hard. And though this can definitely be a positive attribute, at times we need to reconsider just how far we’re willing to go to achieve the super-human goals we set for ourselves. Academic success is important, yes, but in the end, our health and wellbeing is even more valuable.
BY PATRICK MAILLET
Shameful is an understatement. The deaths of more than 30,000 Americans caused by guns each year and our government’s ability to time and again ignore any opportunity toward reversing this number is beyond the scope of a single word.
BY TIMOTHY BURROUGHS
Though it is still unclear who is responsible for Monday’s attacks, The Boston Marathon bombings have re-confirmed two things: The War on Terror is far from over and our opponents are not freedom fighters, but cowards.
BY JENNIFER XU
The Internet is a big, scary place, but Google Reader allows me to harness all that information with a tasteful interface that doesn’t require me to click all over the place to get my news.
BY KATIE STEEN
I don’t think silence necessarily equates to indifference. Silence isn’t always a failure to respond, but rather, it can be a tactical action
BY MICHAEL SPAETH
We can’t be stuffed into a tiny box of pre-packaged attributes. We're much more than the stereotypes suggest. We're everything. We're lazy and ambitious, cynical and idealistic, cautious and daring, conservative and progressive, impoverished and rich, drifters and fighters, failures and successes.
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