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Repressive dress codes put girls at an educational disadvantage

When school dress codes are created and enforced in this way, it’s degrading to both girls and boys. It sends the message to girls that we should apologize for boys looking at ...


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Scientific literacy is the foundation for a healthy society

Of utmost importance to me is a growing distrust of the sciences among lay people. Climate change, fracking, vaccines, nuclear energy and evolution are just the beginning of what may eventually become ...


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NYC Climate rally is a call to collective action

It’s time to rethink the meaning of prosperity. We need to envision a world where people’s work is reflected in clean air and water, biodiversity, walkable cities and public health. ...


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Sex in the Triple Cities: When in doubt, lube it out

Whether you’re getting your lube from the little packets that Rainbow Pride Union hands out at University Fest or you’re at Walmart purchasing lube at wholesale prices, there are a few things ...


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Progressives offer promising alternative to Cuomo

It is important to note that removing corporate money from politics and reducing corruption are not strictly Democratic or Republican issues. Even with widespread support for such initiatives, Gov. Cuomo failed to ...


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Department censorship stifles students

A number of instructors have been told to avoid certain topics for fear of inciting student ire. ...


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The key to living well is trusting our instincts

Trends in thought rise and fall with such ease that it's become an impossible task to make sense of all them ...


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Marketplace prices are unjustified

The only real difference between "resident dining halls" and "retail dining" seems to be what we call them. ...


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Abandon preconceived notions of 'Going Greek'

Shouldn't we question predetermined beliefs we have, to create our own views? ...


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GOP effort to kill bill exhibits homophobia

They do not want to see gay couples being helped to live happy and prosperous lives int he same way that straight couples are, and they do not have a common sense ...