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The Podium

November 24, 2014 - 8:32pm

Lindsay Laird: How can we achieve friendly diplomacy?

BY LINDSAY LAIRD

It’s my belief that all of these solutions should be practiced on a larger scale when our society interacts with other parts of the world. If we combine humbleness and a commitment to continual learning, Alice Walker’s ideal of friendly diplomacy could be achieved.

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November 24, 2014 - 7:48pm

Daniel Karr: Is Keystone a centrist policy?

BY DANIEL KARR

The pipelines’ potential environmental consequences are serious, but as a centrist, it’s important to be pragmatic when considering policy recommendations.

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November 22, 2014 - 8:25pm

Catherine Bergin: Greek life and extra curriculars

BY CATHERINE BERGIN

Often, Greek Life is seen as the sole priority of its’ members. In order to debunk this stereotype, I interviewed two friends, one theatre major and one art school student, both members of Greek Life.

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November 22, 2014 - 2:58pm

Neel Swamy: The Team, the Team and a Victim

BY NEEL SWAMY

It’s important to recognize that there’s more to our campus than The Team.

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November 22, 2014 - 2:01pm

Study A-blog: Lads and bros

BY SAM WITTMER

Who knew you would find post-gender normativity in a rugby club?

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November 18, 2014 - 8:24pm

Maris Harmon: Are you satisfied with your undergraduate education?

BY MARIS HARMON

As I come to a close on my four years as an undergraduate, I reflect on the classes I’ve taken — those that have inspired and those that have fallen short. Unfortunately for me, the ratio seems a bit off.

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November 16, 2014 - 11:00pm

Jordan Smith: What does social justice mean to Dr. King?

BY JORDAN SMITH

Dr. King in 1963 Detroit, social justice is generalized to mean racial equality, freedom and unity.

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November 12, 2014 - 1:34pm

Lia Vallina: The Taiji Dolphin Hunt

BY LIA VALLINA

Photo copyright by Terran Baylor

It’s time to restore dolphins with protection and freedom from harm. One day, the Taiji Cove will run blue again.

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November 10, 2014 - 8:25pm

Ally Wright: On Tinder, catcalling and online harassment

BY ALLY WRIGHT

What would it look like if women stood up to the men who catcall them from street corners? Better yet, what would it look like if the shouting from street corners stopped?

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November 9, 2014 - 10:14pm

Daniel Karr: Fostering bipartisan friendships

BY DANIEL KARR

These institutional reforms should be a simple step toward repairing D.C. politics. Implementing these new rules requires no major ideological compromise from either side, and they strike directly at the heart of the issue: congressmen refuse to work together.

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November 9, 2014 - 9:57pm

Catherine Bergin: Going (beyond) Greek

BY CATHERINE BERGIN

I think it’s a problem that starts from the beginning of one’s Greek life experience. At first, it seems really exciting to join a sorority or fraternity, and it is. But what seems like an endless assortment of friends and social options soon dwindles down, and once people find and make smaller friend groups, their options for parties, and their “favorite frats,” become smaller as well.

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November 4, 2014 - 8:17pm

Amelia Fuller: Classy or creepy?

BY AMELIA FULLER

So, until something about that changes, I’ll will warily wait for another message and the potential for a classy man.

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November 3, 2014 - 10:09pm

Regan Detwiler: Tim Cook's equality for all

BY REGAN DETWILER

Someone in a position of power is making a personal sacrifice, sharing personal information and taking a personal and professional risk in the hopes of helping spread equality among all groups of people. And this, I think, is the real news.

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November 3, 2014 - 9:58pm

Justin Kim: Examining inefficiencies in higher education

BY JUSTIN KIM

What we need is committed leadership that is able to walk this fine line and recommit to the promise that is made to generation after generation of children: They will have access to a quality education.

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November 3, 2014 - 9:35pm

Maris Harmon: Mental health in your 20's — Navigating the labyrinth

BY MARIS HARMON

There are no “best years.” Just the present.

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