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Sunday, July 5, 2015

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From the Daily: '14-'15 Edgar Awards

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

And so, without further ado and the protection of the First Amendment on our side, we present the 12th Annual Edgar Awards.

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From the Daily: Vote yes on Proposal 1

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Proposal 1 is the only plan in place to effectively fund and fix Michigan’s roads. Although it might initially be perceived as unfairly affecting those with lower incomes, it accounts for this issue through its funding for EITC. The necessity of road repairs ultimately outweighs the proposal’s issues. Vote Yes on Proposal 1.

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From the Daily: Improve laptop equity

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Laptops may not have been a necessity in the past, but today, they are essential to being a successful college student. In order to level the playing field for all students, it is crucial that computers are accessible to all and that there are measures to ensure that students who need financial assistance to purchase them receive it.

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From the Daily: A great first step

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

To keep expanding the program, as the BSU is currently in the works of doing, other student organizations should become involved in the initiative.

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From the Daily: Clear, unambiguous action required

Illustration by Emily Schumer

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

It is undeniable that the University’s sexual assault adjudication and education processes contain significant policy faults that cannot be ignored.

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From the Daily: A poor fix to truancy

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Though removing cash assistance from families who receive welfare benefits has been an effective punishment in that it has decreased truancy, it does not take into account the complexities of truancy and is unfounded in principle.

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From the Daily: Increase the smoking age

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Along with measures that must be taken to reduce the overall percentage of people who smoke, increasing the minimum legal tobacco purchasing age presents significant upsides.

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