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Monday, April 21st, 2014, 9:37 am

Fast times leave manufacturers below the mark


​Aesthetics seem to be the layman’s understanding of the motor industry. Install the most impressive and latest technologies in a vehicle and you will impress a seasoned connoisseur. But the average consumer will appreciate only the …

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Monday, April 21st, 2014, 9:36 am

Spirit of Easter season highlights dual nature of values


These are the times that try men’s souls. The Easter season is one of quiet introspection and muted sorrow. It is the setting of twilight over the human spirit. But, even in the deepest night, where …

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Monday, April 21st, 2014, 9:36 am

How I see the United States


Not a long time ago, I received a comment from a reader on one of my articles on the U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, saying: “Egyptians and others should understand that we Americans are …

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Monday, April 21st, 2014, 9:35 am

Editorial: Health care law penalizes young and healthy


March 31 marked the enrollment deadline to sign up for coverage through the federal health care exchanges set up through Obama’s health care reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as …

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Monday, April 21st, 2014, 9:34 am

Jesus’ resurrection demands more than ambivalence


This past Sunday many people celebrated that Jesus rose from the dead — proving his claims true, defeating death and laying demands on the world. This has infinite implications that demand a careful consideration: What are …

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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 11:23 am

There are winners and there are losers


In most works of fiction, the most interesting characters, whether villain or hero, are the most powerful ones. They dominate their scenes and captivate readers and viewers. They force audiences to imagine the limits of their …

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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 11:23 am

All-encompassing taxing power of government is egregious, unsustainable


Tax Freedom Day marks the date tax-paying individuals have earned enough income to pay the $3 trillion federal tax burden, as well as $1.5 trillion in state income tax, and can actually start saving the products …

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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 11:21 am

Muslim Arabs in Israel: Part 2


Jews, the majority sect of Israeli society, and Muslim Arabs, the minority sect, do not recognize each other or even believe the other should exist. The Quran explicitly says: “Indeed, religion in the sight of God …

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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 11:20 am

Editorial: Campus sustainability efforts should prioritize fiscal viability


The sight of a melted stripe running across the snow-covered mall is a familiar sight to many students. What they are perhaps unaware of is that this is a result of heat leaking from the underground …

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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 11:19 am

Rethinking Pride Week


The rainbow flag flew all last week over the main entrance to the Memorial Union in honor of Pride Week. Events throughout the week celebrated sexual orientation and gender diversity. One of the common mantras of …

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