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Sunday, December 21, 2014

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From the Daily: Stressing the small stuff

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Reports of stress and anxiety may appear to be common, everyday emotions, and thus undeserving of such attention. But willful disregard for basic mental health will certainly lead to larger and more serious disorders that can have devastating effects. By working to lower stress and anxiety levels of its students, the University can prevent future cost and illness.

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From the Daily: A contraception conundrum

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While University students’ use of contraception is much higher than the national average, the decrease in contraception use at the University brings up questions about its availability.

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From the Daily: Learning to stay in the blue

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While there are efforts to curtail alcohol and substance abuse among students in residential halls, a more comprehensive program must be created to ensure off-campus students possess the knowledge to avoid unhealthy behaviors throughout the duration of their college careers.

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From the Daily: A major wake up call

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The department has lost support of fans with its ticket pricing and policy, and the support of sports fans and non-fans alike with its handling of the Gibbons incident and Morris injury. This outcry and negative sentiment cannot be ignored by the Athletic Department, and reparations must be made.

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From the Daily: Unintended consequences

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While the rankings are estimable in their creation, producers of college rankings must put forth the effort to provide objective information that coincides with the interests of all parties included.

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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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