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Thursday, July 2, 2015

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Viewpoints

Viewpoint: Reflecting on my time as vice president

BY EMILY LUSTIG

Representing 43,625 unique student voices is a challenging task, and by no means do I think I did a perfect job. But I did do my best, and I genuinely care about each and every initiative that Bobby and I undertook. Every student matters; every voice is significant.

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Viewpoint: Awaken Ann Arbor

BY NATHANIEL MACANIAN

Meditation and Zen habits are gaining more traction in our culture every day, and for good cause. Other similar studies have shown that meditating 20 minutes for just four days resulted in improved test scores than control groups.

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Retracted: 'On quitting my first job in the non-profit industrial complex'

BY SAMIA AYYASH

Dear readers,
Due to a miscommunication that took place during the editing process, The Michigan Daily has retracted the article “On quitting my first job in the non-profit industrial complex.” At the time of its publication, the Daily’s editing process was not yet complete, and as such, the piece did not reflect the product of our normal editing procedure.

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Viewpoint: Aaron Sorkin and the more perfect union

BY JAMIE BIRCOLL

We need to embrace what we already know to be true, that which is sewn into the very fabric of the American flag: that we are free and we are brave, and we can accomplish so much more.

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Viewpoint: Pushing past history

BY ANNA POLUMBO-LEVY

No country has a perfect history, and it is crucial that we acknowledge it.

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Viewpoint: Mike Mansfield's birthday

BY BEN KELLER

I wish I could truly express the excellence that embodied the life of Mansfield; however, I believe the best way to do that is to review his life, and realize that he was truly one of the greatest leaders to ever set foot in Washington, D.C.

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Viewpoint: Announcing the Student Aid Bill of Rights

BY BARACK OBAMA

In America, a higher education cannot be a privilege reserved only for the few. It has to be available to everyone who’s willing to work for it.

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