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Melanie Kruvelis: The many shades of fandom

BY MELANIE KRUVELIS

The journey from State Street to East Stadium Boulevard isn’t simply filled with students looking for a break from biology class, alumni looking to reminisce or red plastic cups. It’s a stage for fanatics from all walks of life to show their true colors, which are, conveniently enough, maize and blue.

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Will Grundler: Examine THIS

BY WILL GRUNDLER

As college students these days, we don’t have to bother with a lot of things like we did in the past, like polio. So why should we bother with exams? It’s a troubling question.

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Alex Biles: Say 'yes' to CVS

BY ALEX BILES

I have two words for those of you up in arms about the new CVS construction: Stop whining.

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Jeremy Levy: Relax and have a beer

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BY JEREMY LEVY

Drinking among college-aged kids isn’t an epidemic, as some public officials want us to believe. It’s just normal.

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Patrick O'Mahen: Politics isn't business as usual

BY PATRICK O'MAHEN

Can we please stop this whole nonsense that running a successful business gives you special insights into how to govern that non-business people lack?

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Joe Sugiyama: Mental health and 'U'

BY JOE SUGIYAMA

Though many students feel as though they are alone in their plight, according to the annual National College Health Assessment — conducted by the American College Health Association — about 86 percent of students also feel overwhelmed by the pressures of college life.

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Tommaso Pavone: Italian-European-American

BY TOMMASO PAVONE

Is citizenship simply a loyalty pledge or does it represent something greater and more meaningful?

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