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Saturday, April 19, 2014

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From the Daily: Yale blues(book)

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Instead of shutting down a website that only enhances the academic experience, Yale should work to develop sites that better resemble the user-friendly system students preferred. Using YBB+ as an example, the University of Michigan should be working with students to create a website that provides more comprehensive information on courses and instructor evaluations.

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From the Daily: Rethink Greek

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

In order to promote acceptance, tolerance, safety and inclusivity on campus, the Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council should seek to revise its own recruitment and social systems.

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From the Daily: Emergency re-evaluation

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

According to Provost Martha Pollack, the University didn’t have the “appropriate mechanisms” to close campus during the week of the storm. The existing policy needs to be reevaluated in order to ensure the University is prepared for emergencies with the safety of students and employees in mind.

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From the Daily: Stuck in politics

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The overly nostalgic speech raises questions about the purpose of the address and suggests that Snyder is more focused on reelection than on improving the lives of citizens through substantive policy changes.

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From the Daily: Life after parole

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

To address the employment crisis among former inmates, Michigan legislators are prepared to install a bill package that issues a certificate of employment for eligible parolees. The state should not delay the bill's passage, as it would help alleviate the problems faced by former convicts.

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From the Daily: Immunizing Michigan

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The University must improve its vaccination requirements and its vaccination promotion program as a whole for the health and safety of its students.

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From the Daily: Investing in the future

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

As the state continues to recover from the national recession, the bulk of the surplus should be spent on education funding and tax rebates for pensioners who were unfairly targeted by recent policy changes. The state government should also allocate funds for infrastructure, the civil service in Detroit and renewable energy.

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