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Thursday, May 28, 2015

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Joe Sugiyama: A win for the Great Lakes

BY JOE SUGIYAMA

Michiganders need something, anything, to help swallow such a disappointing two days. How about an adrenaline shot to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative?

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Dar-Wei Chen: 'Occupy' is socialist...so what?

BY DAR-WEI CHEN

The people at Occupy Wall Street want the government and Wall Street to be accountable to the vast majority of people in this country, not a ruling elite class. If that idea makes me socialist, sign me up.

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Joel Batterman: Grow new roots

BY JOEL BATTERMAN

There’s no question what the most important rite of passage is for middle-class youth in America today: going to college. Now that we’re here, what does that say about us and our society?

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Leah Potkin: Move in the 'green' direction

BY LEAH POTKIN

Every Monday night, I bring down an overflowing recycling bin to the edge of my driveway. A year ago, I would have considered this a significant act in helping to preserve the environment, but with a brother working in the sustainability and green engineering field, I’m realizing quickly that a blue bin full of recycled bottles and boxes simply isn’t enough.

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Nora Stephens: Mix social justice and business

BY NORA STEPHENS

What perceptions do you have of students in the Business School? What comes to mind when you think of students studying social justice?

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Jeremy Levy: Occupy Wall St. is raising hell

BY JEREMY LEVY

I want Occupy Wall Street to succeed so liberalism can once again be a contending force in American politics.

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Daniel Chardell: Abortion is not genocide

BY DANIEL CHARDELL

The word “genocide” is a relatively recent construct, drawing from the Greek genos for “race, kind” and the Latin -cide for “killer.”

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