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“Follow your passion” is bad advice

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May 20, 2014

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The school year is coming to an end, and I’m watching the seniors—some of whom I’ve known for years—graduate right before my eyes. As a junior, it’s an alarming sight. I’m forced to come to terms with the fact that...

Keystone bill will bring beneficial changes to economy

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May 19, 2014

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In April this year, President Barack Obama rejected the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline due to concerns about the pipeline’s potential environmental impact on Nebraska’s Sand Hills region. The House has passed...

Net neutrality is necessary to guarantee Internet freedom for users

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March 24, 2014

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Accessing the Internet has always been so simple. Open up a browser and tada, you have the Internet. However, society owes this easy Web access to one important concept, that of net neutrality, which is the idea that Internet...

SCA 5 recognizes unfair socioeconomic gap

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March 24, 2014

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What is Senate Constitutional Amendment No. 5 (SCA 5)? SCA 5 is an amendment that proposes the repeal of Proposition 209 provisions that prohibit California’s (CA) public education system from granting preferential treatment...

Ditch the brotanks, sagging and athletic shoes

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March 24, 2014

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I am a firm believer in wearing what you want and expressing yourself. But sometimes it feels as though guys wear certain clothes not to express their personal style, but because they think wearing them will make girls find them...

Lose the V-neck

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March 24, 2014

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The V-neck—it seems harmless enough. It’s simply a “V” instead of an “O,” right? Yet, in my opinion, stripping away that little triangle of fabric is the metaphorical equivalent of shedding just as much of one’s...

Net neutrality is necessary to guarantee Internet freedom for users

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March 21, 2014

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so simple. Open up a browser and tada, you have the Internet. However, society owes this easy Web access to one important concept, that of net neutrality, which is the idea that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) should not be...

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