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Friday, August 29, 2014

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James Brennan: The meaning of merit

BY JAMES BRENNAN

I too can attribute much of my success to affirmative action — affirmative action for white people.

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Victoria Noble: Staying out of the sun

BY VICTORIA NOBLE

As summer approaches, it’s important to remember to be safe in the sun, or at least weigh the possibility of developing cancer later on with your wish to look tanner. Personally, I’ve decided that it’s just not worth it.

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Derek Wolfe: Shaq's shame

BY DEREK WOLFE

I want to live in a world without so much hatred. While that’s certainly a tall order, learning to think twice before we say — or post — something is a good place to start.

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Harleen Kaur: Getting to the Hill

BY HARLEEN KAUR

Although our social identities certainly have an impact on our daily lives, I hope that one day they won’t have such a powerful influence on what individuals are and are not able to do. If we’re all truly created equal, it’s certainly time that our institutions reflect that truth.

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Michael Schramm: Christianity revisited

BY MICHAEL SCHRAMM

I believe my God is all-powerful enough to handle controversy, and my desire to share him outweighs my desire to remain unyielding to a rule.

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Nivedita Karki: An alternate his-tory

BY NIVEDITA KARKI

What would Cleopatra be remembered for if our historical accounts of her were documented by a female historian? Would they have highlighted her work more? Been more empathetic? Not contributed to Cleopatra’s hyper-sexualization over two millennia?

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Sophia Usow: A road trip through America

BY SOPHIA USOW

The beautiful, the free. Closeted in cornfields, hidden by highways and shards of billboards, our nation glows, blinding planes and passing stars.

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