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Hate speech is not free speech

Hate speech is not free speech, and students should not be forced to tolerate it in an educational environment. College encourages students to express themselves and to step out of their comfort zones. However, college is also meant to be a safe space, not a place for students to spew ...

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Pads, tampons should not be taxed as luxury items

If toilet paper is not a luxury, pads and tampons should not be either. People have periods for around 38 years of their lives and no control over it. Feminine hygiene products like pads and tampons are a necessity, and yet 40 states tax them as luxury items, according to Upworthy. ...

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Millennial bashing is unfair, repeats history

If millennials were even half as bad as people made them out to be, the country would be a lot different. Many people think the people behind them either do not have it as hard or are lazier than their generation. Millennials even do it, too. “We didn’t have iPads ...

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All-nighters can hurt grades, health

We have all been there. It’s Thursday and you are unprepared for your huge test on Friday. Maybe you worked 30 hours this week or got sick and missed class Monday and Wednesday. Maybe watching Netflix and taking four-hour naps seemed more important. Whatever the case is you have decided ...

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Pharos limits paper, conserves resources

By limiting our paper, the Pharos printing system seems like it is putting a dent in our study habits, but students should know they are actively conserving resources and helping preserve their environment. Pharos is a print management system that was fully activated in computer labs on May 31. A ...

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