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Political correctness drains individuality

It is time to stop being excessively politically correct about everything and let developments in society transpire. Merriam-Webster defines political correctness as “agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people.” However, do we ...

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Slurs should be eliminated

Slurs are sometimes used in everyday conversations, but this is not OK. As many different cultures and languages come together, slang and slurs are developed. Some people may deem derogatory words or comments acceptable when not directed at someone specific, but they never stop and think of how their words ...

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Joy Ladin serves as 2015 Asanbe Symposium speaker

Joy Ladin, transgender scholar and poet, analyzed gender issues at The Asanbe Diversity Symposium on Thursday, April 15. In the address “Second Genesis: The Transformation of Gender,” Ladin spoke about what the stories of the creation of human beings in the opening chapters of Genesis teach us about gender and ...

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Tennessee school voucher bill approaching key committee

NASHVILLE — A proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee is gaining support as it approaches a key committee in the final days of the legislative session. The measure is scheduled for a vote in the House Finance Subcommittee on Tuesday, April 21. If it passes there, it ...

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Nerdy for newbies: comic books

This one will be a little more circuitous because comic book story lines go in “arcs,” and they’re not all made equally. I’ll list here my top 10 favorite comic book stories to help some of the tentative newcomers delve into this particular realm of geekdom. Note they are not in order ...

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