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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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Joe Sugiyama: Competing against carbon

BY JOE SUGIYAMA

Maybe the spirit of competition is the jump start that University students need to actually do what they know they should be doing. This competitive nature is exactly what the student group Kill-a-Watt is using to try to motivate the campus.

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Jeff Wojcik: More than final feedback

BY JEFF WOJCIK

Unlike end-of-term evaluations, which can only create improvements for future students, instructors benefit from midterm feedback.

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Neill Mohammad: America's man in Cairo

BY NEILL MOHAMMAD

Kennan’s insight — that the Soviet system was inherently unsustainable because it required leaders to invent an endless series of threats in order to justify a totalitarian police state — was the basis of “containment.”

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Ryan Knapp: The pregame shuffle

BY RYAN KNAPP

In an annual tradition for Greeks at the University, the time has come for the process of pairing up fraternities with sororities. The tradition involves fraternity men asking sorority women to join them at their tailgates in the fall, thus christening the term pregame partner.

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Julian Toles: Encourage crazy ideas

BY JULIAN TOLES

What if we encouraged “crazy” ideas from the start? Would it lead to uninhibited exchange and more diverse discourse?

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Jeremy Levy: A player's perception

BY JEREMY LEVY

The video game world is currently going through big changes, and whether you realize it or not, you’ve probably already taken part.

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Erik Torenberg: Create a holistic education

BY ERIK TORENBERG

I envision interdisciplinary courses where students use economic and philosophical lenses to analyze problems — where they converse as well as calculate.

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