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No mo’ Movember?

Two students sound off on the facial hair-focused campaign It’s time for men to throw out their razors and women to start constructing felt ‘staches. That’s right—it’s Movember again, which means mous...
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Movember publicizes— is that what we need?

Movember is halfway over—and from pencil-thin caterpillars to handlebar styles, moustaches of all shapes and sizes are sprouting up on faces on campus. But as we see more facial hair grow, we can’t help but...
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Any takers?

Pro-lifers should be targeting debaters LAST WEDNESDAY, I was on my way to class when I noticed an eye-catching poster on one of our school’s many bulletin boards. Under the title “Abortion Debate,” it layed...
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Down the debt drain we go

Can reforms to government-funded loan programs pull us out in time? THE CRUSHING WEIGHT of student debt.” “Student debt bankrupting a generation.” “A financially challenged generation is slipping through...
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What’s your opinion on…?

Click ‘yes’ if you are 16 or older AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD BOY has gained significant online notoriety lately for his antics on the fast-chat website Chatroulette.com. The child, whose name and location remain unk...
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The forgotten territories

One part of Canada is too easily dismissed I WAS BORN and raised in Yukon. Growing up, I learned about all the different provinces and territories of Canada, as did anyone else with a Canadian elementary sch...
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In praise of inequality

    Why we need a little class struggle in our lives THE OCCUPY PROTESTS are in their third week in Canadian cities. Fuelled by people upset with the practices of banking institutions and...
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Monologue of a dumb tattoo

HEY GIRL, IT’S me! You know, me, down here sitting on the small of your back. That’s right, it’s your tramp stamp, and we need to talk. Ever since you snagged that sweet office job, I’ve been starting to...
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Letters

It’s not ‘us’ versus ‘them’ Re: “Can I get a side of English, please? (Opinions, Oct. 13) SOMEHOW A SINGLE article has sparked a “war of languages.” That’s the real disappointment of this whole ordeal—how...
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Letters

Can I get a side of common sense, please? Re: “Can I get a side of English, please?” (Opinions, Oct. 13) I AM WRITING to the Fulcrum in response to Ms. Lytle’s opinion piece about bilingualism at the Universi...