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Friday, October 31, 2014

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From the Daily: An alternative application

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The University should consider expanding and intensifying its efforts toward poorer areas, and fully commit to the goal of spreading awareness for underprivileged students in a broader context. Comprehensive outreach that includes information about securing financial aid, supplemental after-school curriculums and positive attitudes toward higher education increases success rates of underprivileged students. If universities truly intend on opening their doors to less conventional students, they could start by aiding those of lower socioeconomic status years before applications even begin.

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From the Daily: A painful lesson

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While the situation with Morris was a huge mistake, it also serves as a wakeup call for the University and for other schools around the country to prevent repeats of the situation and continue to make player safety a priority. Better concussion protocol is essential for players’ futures, both on the field and off.

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From the Daily: A cohesive strategy

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While the campaign is admirable in its creation, the White House must provide students with tangible solutions, such as the Bipartisan Campus Accountability and Safety Act, in order to actually initiate change.

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From the Daily: Too little, too late

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

In order to rectify the situation, the University administration and the Athletic Department must restructure their priorities to include the safety and well-being of student athletes while also keeping the input of all students in mind.

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From the Daily: A private investigation

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The University should expand the resources, such as the SANE program, implement new emergency responses and clarify existing investigation methods.

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From the Daily: A crisis of ignorance

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Gender roles and sex are shaped by societal norms, and the effect this has on student perception of sex and women cannot be understated. Combating sexual crimes means addressing ignorance, and the University has an opportunity now to lead the way in sexual education and prevent rape and assault on campus.

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From the Daily: It's on all of us

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

As President Obama begins to combat sexual assault from a national level, it is important to remember that everyone can and should help. This is a crisis that has persisted for too long, and it's on all of us.

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