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The North Wind

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Opinion—Long essays in college are simply silly

Jesse Wiederhold November 17, 2020

I am a good student. I check the syllabus, I keep up on my reading, I even study before tests/exams and I am quite capable of finding scholarly sources if need be. The problem is: I never feel like doing...

Man pushes a boulder up a slope

Opinion: Motivation comes in doses

Peter Smedley September 3, 2020

When the world appears to collapse around us, motivation seems trite compared to the monstrous issues weighing on our shoulders. It is easy to succumb to negative thoughts, to allow ignorance to rule...

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