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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Derek Wolfe: Don't boo, organize

BY DEREK WOLFE

If you truly want something, you cannot sit idly. And your friends, family and community can’t either.

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James Brennan: Another petty election

BY JAMES BRENNAN

It’s inconceivable how stupid cheating to win an election to be student body president is. It’s even more inconceivable that a person would sue their way into office over infractions as pointless as showing friends how to vote or failing to report small expenses.

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Harleen Kaur: Building our future

BY HARLEEN KAUR

Understanding and engaging in conversations about topics like the national minimum wage will allow us to realize the significance of educating ourselves on policy issues, strengthening our voices and allowing ourselves to be heard. Our voices and actions will build the next generation of policies and institutions, so the earlier we start our involvement, the better.

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Maja Tosic: 101 things I'll teach my white son

BY MAJA TOSIC

You are a white man. Don’t ever forget it. Don’t ever deny it.

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Nivedita Karki: Connecting us all

BY NIVEDITA KARKI

In between deactivating accounts on social media outlets during exams, and blaming the Internet and other fun tech creations for the decline in our attention span (I’ve been trying not to play 2048 while writing this article), we have forgotten to appreciate the good things that have come out of our technological dependency.

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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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