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The North Wind

Take breaks while studying

Zac Cogley April 25, 2013

With final exams and papers approaching, I’d like to offer some advice on dealing with the work that lies just ahead. All of the suggestions below have pretty strong empirical support — that is, they’ve...

Definition of marriage in society re-evaluated after Supreme Court hearings

Zac Cogley April 4, 2013

Marriage is much in the news this week with the Supreme Court hearing oral arguments in two cases that will help shape whether lesbians and gay men will have the legal right to marry. All this focus...

Importance of flu vaccines: Moral obligation to protect others

Zac Cogley February 21, 2013

With much debate continuing to focus on the merits of getting vaccinated against the flu, here is something to consider: refusing to get vaccinated might be morally wrong. I’ve recently become convinced...

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