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Friday, October 24, 2014

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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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From the Daily: (Re)funding prenatal care

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

As a state with a particularly high infant mortality rate, Michigan should rework this budgetary decision so that road conditions will still be improved but not at the expense of prenatal care.

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From the Daily: A punishment to fit the crime

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

With sexual violence averages on college campuses higher than the national average, University policy changes need to follow recognition of the problem and adopt stricter punishments similar to those outlined in Dartmouth’s proposal.

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From the Daily: An alternate (PATH)way

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder should sign Senate Bill 276 that will allow state welfare recipients to use community service participation — in addition to other activities — to maintain their welfare eligibility.

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