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Saturday, December 20, 2014

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From the Daily: Awarding artistic expression

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The Accolades Achievement in the Arts will recognize the accomplishments of student arts groups by announcing the winners of 18 different awards as determined by student votes. The event is a positive way to promote and recognize student arts groups, and similar events should be considered in the future.

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From the Daily: Renovating Detroit

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Duggan’s proposal to grant $25,000 in forgivable loans to owners of 79 vacant homes in the Marygrove neighborhood is worthy of praise. It’s an efficient form of blight removal and control because it maintains salvageable homes and also works with community members to guide the process.

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From the Daily: Celebrating mental wellness

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

CAPS has helped make a positive change in the community and encouraged discussion of a difficult topic with this event. The University should continue to promote and strengthen CAPS in order to maximize their ability to affect change and reach out to students.

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From the Daily: A matter of morals

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The Business Leaders for Michigan have recently thrown their support behind the banning of employment discrimination based on sexual orientation based on economics. While this rationalization is sound, an economic argument shouldn’t be the only reason for the banning of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

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From the Daily: Investing in safety

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The University has a responsibility to protect the workers from whom it directly or indirectly profits. While it is commendable that Coleman renewed this effort, the University needs to take further action to promote worker safety.

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From the Daily: Recognizing gifted students

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Gov. Snyder needs to allocate funds to programs and after school activities that encourage gifted students to challenge themselves academically and develop targeted interests from an early age.

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From the Daily: Credit where credit is due

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Students with more than 60 credits, who are of junior or senior standing, can now transfer credits from a community college, helping to lower economic barriers to higher education and allowing for greater schedule flexibility without diminishing the quality of a degree earned at the University.

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