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Friday, March 6, 2015

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Lauren McCarthy: Throwing shade on Christian Grey

BY LAUREN MCCARTHY

Fix the beast and you can have the castle? Forget the beast, buy your own castle.

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Jenny Wang: A response to "Relative wealth"

BY JENNY WANG

While I still appreciate the new perspective “Relative Wealth” provided, I think some of what it did to students like me is remind us of just how little we relatively have, of just how few of us there might be.

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Eli Cahan: Rational relations

BY ELI CAHAN

From personal experience, though, love is far from rational (believe me, I’ve tried to “understand” why some things have happened the way they have). So is this rational approach really a way to find love, rather than satisfy lust?

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Eric Kukielka: In search of better healthcare

BY ERIC KUKIELKA

The sole reason we’re here, to get a decent education, is entirely superseded by the fact that we have to endure learning under some of the most personally horrible conditions. Being sick in class is just not necessary, especially when we have the means to correct it.

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Willie Filkowski: The weather

BY WILLIE FILKOWSKI

I am still the same brown pelican I have always been. Except now it’s perpetually February and I’m sitting on the bank of the Huron River holding a margarita in my mittened hand wondering, on repeat — muttering to myself:
What for? What for? What for?

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Lauren Richmond: Don’t fear the reefer

BY LAUREN RICHMOND

There’s really no reason for lawmakers or voters in Michigan to fear marijuana legalization, unless of course, we’re worried that it will make pot too expensive.

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Jesse Klein: Relative wealth

BY JESSE KLEIN

My family’s household income is $250,000 a year, but I promise you I am middle class. I live in a $2 million dollar house, but I promise you I am still middle class. It has one story, doesn’t have a pool or its own movie theater. It is a modest three-bedroom, two-bath.

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