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Friday, October 31, 2014

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Editorials

From the Daily: Opening the doors

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The University and the Board of Regents must be more transparent with the public and stop directly violating the Open Meetings Act.

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From the Daily: Eradicating HIV

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

In order to decrease the number of new infections, the county, state and national governments must work to emphasis the severity of the disease to younger and more racially diverse audiences.

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From the Daily: Drying out Detroit

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While it’s important that DWSD receives funds to make up for their deficit, the department must also keep the lives of Detroit residents in mind when implementing programs to collect water bills.

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From the Daily: Raising aid, limiting help

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While increasing the amount of faculty members and keeping tuition hikes under the rate of inflation for in-state students is commendable, the Regents should provide more assistance to help students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds who reside both in and out of the state afford a University education.

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From the Daily: Alleviating injustice

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While it’s commendable that the legislature is taking several steps towards the protection of sexual assault survivors, the fact that several thousand rape kits are still unprocessed five years after being found is deplorable. The state — and the University — must work harder to ensure sexual assault survivors receive justice.

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From the Daily: Better for business

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

In 2012, Michigan followed the path of its surrounding states when the legislation voted to phase out most aspects of the personal property tax by 2023. Michigan voters should follow the legislation’s direction on this topic and vote yes on Prop. 1 in the coming fall elections.

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From the Daily: Supporting social science

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While it’s commendable that the House has increased NSF funding more than two times the proposed increase, redirecting funds away from the social sciences is a mistake. When reviewing the bill, the Senate must keep in mind the importance of research in social sciences and its impact on societ

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