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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

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From the Daily: It’s about time

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

For now, though, today’s ruling is a moment to celebrate and a testament to the will of a nation to enact necessary social change.

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From the Daily: Waging a war on youth pay

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While the proposed legislation may offer some economic incentives for employers and businesses, the bill is highly presumptuous in nature, and if enacted, it would deny a livable wage to a population of young adults who may be relying on a minimum wage income for more than just spending money.

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From the Daily: Fostering discrimination

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The passage of these laws highlights inherent flaws that must be reexamined in Michigan’s current adoption system, and by following these practices, the adoption agencies are inhibiting their own supposed institutional goals.

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From the Daily: Problematic privatization

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Allowing this prison to reopen puts Michigan on the wrong side of criminal justice reform. An industry that relies on mass incarceration to profit will not work to rehabilitate prisoners, but will instead strive to keep more prisoners for longer periods of time.

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From the Daily: Modifying the MIP

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Although this bill would lessen the consequences for underage drinking, it retains enough consequences to be similarly preventative as the current law.

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From the Daily: Give us some credit

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

To make college more accessible, all types of student loans should work to help and accommodate students, not hurt them. The Fair Student Credit Act should be more encompassing in addressing these inconsistencies between private and federal loans.

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From the Daily: Too little too late

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

On Monday, during a Detroit City Council meeting, officials and activists convened to form a workgroup to evaluate the effectiveness of the city’s current water bill assistance programs, and to begin proposing an affordability program.

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