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Saturday, April 19, 2014

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Editorials

From the Daily: Turning a new page

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The University should make an effort to utilize open-source textbooks more often in class curricula in order to reduce the cost of education for its students.

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From the Daily: Staying behind the times

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The state government should support legal marriage for LGBTQ couples. The court should also revoke the stay on Friedman’s ruling. Schuette’s argument that Michigan voters approved the existing ban in 2004 completely ignores the public’s current opinion, as well as the fact that this decision is coming a decade later.

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From the Daily: Vote FORUM

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The Michigan Daily’s editorial board is endorsing FORUM candidates Carly Manes and Pavitra Abraham for CSG president and vice president because of their inclusive vision and their plan to empower students.

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From the Daily: A presumptuous policy

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Gov. Rick Snyder should reject the bill, because welfare-based drug testing is ineffective and discriminates against lower socioeconomic classes. Snyder should focus on helping welfare recipients find reliable employment instead.

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From the Daily: Investing in the environment

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Since the group has proposed a new, viable plan for divestment, the University should seriously consider the plan in order to bring its endowment investments more in line with its core values.

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From the Daily: Let's talk about race

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

We commend the English department for acknowledging the effect campus racial climate on classroom learning experience, and for taking steps to effect change and improve race relations in the department. Other University departments should follow its example.

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From the Daily: Prioritizing minors’ health

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The Michigan legislature should pass senate bills 667 and 668 banning the sale and possession of e-cigarettes to minors but should not take further action to classify them as tobacco products.

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