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What I learned from my 10-year-old

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Article by Heather Roark I was sitting in math class one day this summer listening to the professor talk about the rules of exponents. Once again I found myself in a foreign place. I found myself sweating with a wrinkled scowl, intently trying to understand the world of algebra. It was as if I were in an ancient Egyptian tomb …

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Cross Counter: Gun Control

In Opinion/Editorial by Shawn Reed

Each month our “Live Wire” editors will be sharing their unique views on current media events and pressing issues. Tracy Rennecker, editor-in-chief, James Farbo, managing editor, and Shawn Reed, assistant editor contributed. This month we address gun control issues surrounding the worst mass shooting in United States history. On July 20th, 2012 James Holmes allegedly opened fire in a crowded …

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I “choose” civility

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Article by James Farbo Reading through the Civility Task Force proposals left me mildly nervous about its goals, and I certainly brought those concerns to my interview with Dr. Washington. I found the answers unsatisfactory, obfuscated at worst, but I cannot attribute to conspiracy what I can simply attribute to lack of preparedness. To be clear, I don’t think that …