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Unpaid internships do not adhere to Dept. of Labor standards

Unpaid internships do not adhere to Dept. of Labor standards

September 3, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Most students will face a major dilemma during their college careers — the choice between devoting 16 hours a week to a paying job, perhaps at a restaurant or local coffee shop, or taking those 16 hours and investing them in an experience that pertains to their field of study. The choice seems obvious....

Patriot Act does not protect immigrant civil liberties

Patriot Act does not protect immigrant civil liberties

February 14, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Since 9/11, there have been momentous changes in how the United States operates. Government officials and authorities have had to deal with a more complex array of problems and some security changes. From the large-scale to the everyday, these adjustments have been hard to swallow. The noise made...

Gruesome bolshoi ballet scandal receives underwhelming media reaction

Gruesome bolshoi ballet scandal receives underwhelming media reaction

February 11, 2013


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The Bolshoi Theater in Moscow has been the center of media attention for several weeks, due to the mysterious attack on the theater’s director, Sergei Filin, in late January. The shocking incident occurred theatrically — Filin walks back to his car after a theater performance late at night as a masked...