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Thursday, July 30, 2015

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Elijah Sparkman: Dear Pamphleteers

BY ELIJAH SPARKMAN

The Diag is the domain for life. People doing what they like.

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Aarica Marsh: More than just numbers

BY AARICA MARSH

FAFSA measures our lives through a year of numbers. It doesn't ask whether your parents nearly lost everything in the financial crisis of the early 2000s, how many times your house was almost repossessed, whether any of your family members suffer from a crippling mental illness or if there has been any long-term issues that may affect your financial situation.

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Anna Polumbo-Levy: The problem with Yik Yak

BY ANNA POLUMBO-LEVY

If we cannot create a better environment around Yik Yak, these systematic changes won’t do much difference. We have to ask ourselves: would I be comfortable posting this if it weren’t anonymous, or would it offend or hurt someone?

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Rabab Jafri: Never again

BY RABAB JAFRI

This may be the first time Baltimore is being highlighted on a national level for the areas with residents that are disadvantaged due to systematic problems, but that doesn’t mean that it ends here.

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Sydney Hartle: Put yourself out there

BY SYDNEY HARTLE

If you haven’t taken the opportunity to share something you’ve made with others, college might be a good time to try it. It’s horrible and incredible and I highly recommend it.

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Jesse Klein: Leaving my sanctuary

BY JESSE KLEIN

Just like the rooms I vacate every May, someone else will move in and make it their sanctuary. And I will come back and stand outside, looking in the windows and reminisce.

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Victoria Noble: What are you reading?

BY VICTORIA NOBLE

Our college education is largely focused on learning course material in preparation of work in business, engineering, public service, medicine, law or the wide variety of fields University graduates work in after college. But our education is also meant to prepare us to be thoughtful, critical and knowledgeable citizens.

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