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Thursday, April 24, 2014

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Patrick Maillet: Snyder the wimp

BY PATRICK MAILLET

What we have come to learn these last few years is that Snyder is undoubtedly focused primarily on economics, but when it comes to social issues he has essentially let the radical members of his party take control and pass whatever legislation they see fit.

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Katie Steen: Unfinished business

BY KATIE STEEN

Rape, physical and verbal abuse, stalking — these are extreme yet disturbingly prevalent examples of why we still need feminism — of why, yes, we feel victimized. But I want to focus on more than statistics that we’ve heard time and time again.

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Caitlyn Brennan: Respecting mental health

BY CAITLYN BRENNAN

Of all people, I never thought I’d find myself empathizing with Chris Brown. In fact, given his Rihanna-beating and general cockiness, I essentially abhorred him. But now, as I’ve read more and more about his recent stints in rehab and in jail, I find myself relating to him — on some odd level — more and more.

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Lauren McCarthy: Don’t go (micro)soft on your future

BY LAUREN MCCARTHY

Mediocrity is tempting, and having endured a short stay in the American work force, allow me to warn you that your pants will wrinkle far sooner than you hoped.

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Michael Schramm: No close friend left behind

BY MICHAEL SCHRAMM

Though quality is better than quantity, quality and quantity are better than just quality because progressing through life is better when done with many people you’ve known for a long time. Sharing your life and creating memories are always better with people you care about, or more importantly, who care about you.

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Emily Pittinos: Weight of thaw

BY EMILY PITTINOS

The weight of ice has been replaced by the reality of spring, the reality that this is my last month of living my current life.

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Julia Zarina: Programming education for our real, virtual reality

BY JULIA ZARINA

In both education and mainstream society, a culture that accepts and promotes computer programming is necessary to adapt to and remain competitive in our changing world. If we are to truly embrace such a culture, we need more coding teachers and programs in schools at every level of the education system.

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