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The US needs a plan for Crimea

Allowing what is happening on the ground to continue may be our most realistic strategy. ...


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Good ideas all around, but what do they amount to?

I bring this up because a stage is coming where opinions will be shoved down your throat: TEDx. It’s the modern watering hole of advice. ...


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What business does a green school have in fossil fuels?

When it comes to millions of dollars of investment in a practice that is destroying the livelihood of our planet, we need to step back and question the status quo. This is ...


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Revenge porn raises difficult legal and ethical questions

The issue is one of consent and ownership: Does sending a picture you own to someone else with the intention of them seeing it make the picture theirs? Or does ownership lie ...


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Graduation jeopardizes relationships of all kinds

Realistically, we can’t keep everyone in our lives, and when it comes to dating, that’s certainly true. For better or worse, single or not, graduation marks a time of new beginnings for ...


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Our campus does not adequately accommodate transgender students

There is a lack of recognition of the LGBTQ community as a whole on campus, transgender students in particular. ...


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Response Column: Online classes are hardly an education

An online chat room cannot replicate the experience of participating in a Socratic dialogue in the flesh with a professor and other students sitting in the same room as you. ...


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Opposing abortion means supporting safe sex

If you’re against abortion, there are a couple of things you need to work toward and support. And if you’re a conservative, chances are you’re not. ...


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Web classes are more accessible and flexible than classroom learning

As we venture further into this world of technology, we need to realize attendance at an accredited university doesn't always mean success. ...


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Massive open online courses will not solve socio-economic inequality

MOOCs are not a solution to the high cost of education nor do they level the playing field for students of different backgrounds. ...