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OP-ED: Imagining life without music

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
OP-ED: Imagining life without music

As I sit here on campus, listening to the Ramones and staring at the giant pen in the quad, I can’t help but think, what would life be like without music? What would life be like without jamming to the new Drizzy mixtape or rocking out to some classic Journey in the car? Ladies, how […]

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OP-ED: The woes of Greek life

| April 23, 2015 | 8 Comments
OP-ED: The woes of Greek life

Having experienced Greek life, specifically sororities, at two different universities in my college career, I have gained a similar perspective from both institutions. I used to say every school is different in regards to its Greek life, thinking some schools are more severe than others. But are they really? If you’re not familiar with the […]

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OP-ED: Registration season leaves some students in the dust

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
OP-ED: Registration season leaves some students in the dust

As summer and fall registration approached, the struggle and stress of trying to get the classes you want or, more importantly, need, came with it. As a college student, whether you’re a freshman or super senior, you’ve surely encountered the struggle of not getting into the class you want. I know I have. It wouldn’t […]

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OP-ED: The education system puts too much focus on the past and not enough on students’ modern rights

| March 17, 2015 | 1 Comment
OP-ED: The education system puts too much focus on the past and not enough on students’ modern rights

As a high school student, I always enjoyed history. I enjoyed learning about the different U.S. presidents, how our nation was formed and the stock market crash. There was always one question that I seemed to ask myself, though: Haven’t I been learning the same history since the fourth grade? Who led the Confederate states […]

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OP-ED: Proposed toll lanes on I-77 will do more harm than good

| February 3, 2015 | 3 Comments
OP-ED: Proposed toll lanes on I-77 will do more harm than good

When I heard toll lanes were going to be added to the I-77 highway here in Charlotte, I was passive about the issue.  How could an extra lane addition affect someone like me on a daily basis? After speaking with some key opponents of this issue from the group Widen I-77, my opinion became more […]

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