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Economic classes lead to an academic caste system

Using endowments as a factor in admissions is identical to bribery and insider trading, which are both illegal. ...


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A columnist's reflection and apology

I made an inappropriate and insensitive comparison, and attempted to innocently discuss something with too much history to be taken lightly. ...


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The SAT measures affluence over intelligence

The SAT now carries more weight on college applications than ever before. Test preparation, however, varies widely among students depending on their socioeconomic backgrounds. ...


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Binghamton should add Farsi

To have a good foreign policy, understanding countries, even if they seemingly oppose the United States’ objectives, is essential. ...


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Appreciate the road as it unravels

Why would we rush growing up when being a kid is much easier and more fun? ...


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When it comes to hydrofracking, get the facts straight before drilling

What’s more important, growth or conservation? Jobs or water quality? ...


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Learn how to be comfortable in your own skin

Loving your body is a lot more mental than physical, though that goes against popular belief. ...


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Dressing as another race isn't always offensive

By creating racist claims out of something so innocent as a Halloween costume, we are further perpetuating race as an all-inclusive issue when it doesn’t have to be. ...


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Response: Chivalry column misses the point

It is no coincidence that Bloom’s column places the blame on women, rather than examining chivalry as a societal problem in which men play a major role. ...


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Thigh gap obsession highlights serious issues women still face

We should not have to justify our value to society based on men’s approval of our bodies. ...