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Break the Stigma
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It’s pretty clear that our educational system is flawed. But is that clear in all of the right ways? I could pull up a bunch of studies and meaningless numbers that rank our public schools against those of other countries. I could talk about... (more »)
Top Tools for the Next Generation of College...
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Every generation of college freshmen has many advantages over the previous one. The justification of such statement comes in the form of many new online tools, websites, and apps that are meant to make a student’s life easier. New resources... (more »)
Should College players Get paid
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The huge amount of money colleges are making on their sports teams has led some to question whether student-athletes should get paid for their efforts on the court. The NCAA basketball tournaments, or "March Madness," have become a... (more »)
Misunderstandings
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“Can I have a word with you?” I asked her hoping that whatever the reason she is upset with me will evade. I held a hope with me that things will be normal again. But boats with no sailor drown no matter however the crew tries to control it.... (more »)
A Defense of YA Fiction
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Good day, Michigan Daily readers. I’d venture to guess that if you read this student newspaper, you probably read other things too. You know, books. Maybe even a few novels. Within these few novels, perhaps you’ve dipped your literary toe into... (more »)
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Grades in fourth grade?
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As many of you may have heard, the debate about grades in fourth grade has been wilder lately. Is it good or bad for our ten year olds to live with the stress of grades? Don’t you think kids in their age should be studying peacefully instead of... (more »)
The College Application Process: 5 Steps to...
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Senior year of high school has just begun, and your stress-o-meter is already maxed out between keeping good grades, staying involved in community service, and maintaining a social life. Graduation is months away in the not-so-distant future, but... (more »)
The Tale of Hannah Hicks
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Hannah Renae Hicks was born in Gunnison, CO on September 5, 1994. She is a sophomore here at Western State Colorado University. She is studying Communications and although she doesn’t know what she is going to do with the degree, she explained,... (more »)
Bon Voyage
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First question: How many times have you traveled to another country? Second question: How many times have you traveled abroad by yourself? There are several people that travel abroad by themselves. In fact, more times than not, you see people... (more »)
Coming to Terms
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College can be both a beautiful experience and the worst idea one person can ever have. In the beginning, we get to meet new people from all over the country and the world. We all become friends and develop into being ourselves. As it has been... (more »)
A+ Hangover
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Nowadays, college students are looking to party more, work less, AND earn a respectable degree in the expected four years. Entrepreneurs are taking advantage of this trend. Entrepreneurs market everything from caffeine pills to herbal extracts for... (more »)
Defending College Admissions - Why Numbers Matter
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Millions of high school seniors have found out over the past few weeks that they did not get into the college of their dreams. While some never really expected to, others are bitter as hell that they weren’t accepted. A recent op-ed in the... (more »)
Choosing a Major
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One experience that demonstrates my ongoing commitment to inquiry, reflection, and the discovery of knowledge is the process of choosing a major. My mother is a general dentist and as any mother would love to see her office stay in the family.... (more »)
Aunt Karen Legacy
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For my Legacy Presentation I interviewed both my Aunt Karen and my Mom but I started with my Aunt first. I first asked about how her work was and i asked if she liked her job or if she really didn't like her job because i mean its a job and... (more »)
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Today, I was rejected from Yale, as were many of my classmates. In fact, not a single one of my peers was accepted. Many of us will sit and ponder what exactly it was that we could have done better. Could I have studied more for that APUSH test?... (more »)
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There is a certain serenity that accompanies me as I walk back to my dormitory after Spanish class. It’s fall time—a brisk air smells of damp leaves after 2 weeks of torrential showers—and the sun is actually visible, a sight that makes this... (more »)
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