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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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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The weight of ice has been replaced by the reality of spring, the reality that this is my last month of living my current life.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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Sophia Usow: Gr8 expectations

BY SOPHIA USOW

I wish all of us the courage and self-awareness to be selfish and pay the consequences whenever they come, so that we may move towards our grown-up goals with whatever dignity our Facebook history allows. In the interim, lets enjoy our last month or so as students. Let’s willfully deny what’s about to come. Let’s have fun.

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Alexander Hermann: A safer stadium

BY ALEXANDER HERMANN

As easy as it is to hate on Athletic Director Dave Brandon, the man deserves praise when he makes the rare correct decision — even when it’s completely obvious to the rest of us.

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Maja Tosic: The weight of sadness

BY MAJA TOSIC

For far too many, the deterioration of one’s family brings upon their own silent deterioration. From emotional, mental, physical and financial abuse to divorce and parental neglect these issues are real among the people around you. They are omnipresent circumstances that have become embedded in too many bloodstreams.

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