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US education system needs an update

Published on September 6th, 2011 | by

Education in America is in a state of decay. With damaging policies like No Child Left Behind, (NCLB) we continue to fall lower in the global rankings of math, science and reasoning. America continues to voice …
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Opinion

Online nonprofit university needs support

Published on August 21st, 2011 | by

In an era of online universities and their reputation of being nothing more than worthless degree mills, Gov. Rick Perry’s executive order to establish Western Governors University: Texas, an online nonprofit university, rightfully warrants caution and …
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Columns

Fraternities recieve too much scrutiny

Published on June 15th, 2011 | by

Battles and wars have often begun with a few mistakes and instances of miscommunication on both sides, and the battle between universities and fraternities is no exception. In the instances when fraternities might have gone too …
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Opinion

All donations should be made public

Published on April 27th, 2011 | by

Honesty is often regarded as a rather underappreciated virtue in politics, with half-truths, clever word play and sting words taking a prominent place in political culture, speech and debate. There will always be a certain distrust …
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Opinion

No excuse for unexcused time off

Published on April 15th, 2011 | by

In late 2008 at MacArthur Middle School in Berkley, Ill., Safoorah Khan was fired after taking 19 days of unpaid leave against the school district’s permission to make a pilgrimage to Mecca. Khan complained of religious …
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Opinion

Religious practices must be rational

Published on April 4th, 2011 | by

Religious freedom is considered one of America’s greatest virtues, but there are times when we are forced to recognize that some rights protections go too far — to the point where they overstep public and logical …
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Columns

Abortion barriers must be erased

Published on April 1st, 2011 | by

In South Dakota and other state legislatures, bills are being passed which would require women seeking an abortion to get a consultation at a center and sign a statement saying they have waited 72 hours before …
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