Point Counter-Point: Professors as Facebook friends?
Dec07

Point Counter-Point: Professors as Facebook friends?

Now, I won’t argue against the fact that there is more negative attention drawn towards the overlap of Facebook and academics nowadays, but is it so wrong to officially friend a mentor?

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Point Counter-Point: 4 or against 4loko?
Nov23

Point Counter-Point: 4 or against 4loko?

I’ll be the first to admit that it is a little difficult to defend Four Loko. This drink, within the last few weeks, has been under fire due to college students across the country abusing its effects. Is it dangerous? The FDA recently ruled it certainly is, and gave a 15 day warning to its manufacturers to make changes to the drink or risk a nationwide ban.

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Point Counter-Point: Novembeard

There is an old Greek saying that goes “There are two kinds of people in this world that go around beardless—boys and women, and I am neither one.” Let’s just say, especially this month, I couldn’t agree more. | When in doubt, say no to the facial hair. What is its purpose?? There is none!

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Point Counter-Point: Paying for vandalism

Students who live in campus-owned housing, whether that is a traditional residence hall or an apartment complex, treat their living space as their home, especially if they live fair away from Carroll.

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Point-Counter Point: Are we ‘mosquing’ the problem?
Aug31

Point-Counter Point: Are we ‘mosquing’ the problem?

Opposing a Muslim mosque near Ground Zero is like forbidding a child from building a sand castle on the beach because a bunch of kids peed in the ocean. | The mosque should not be built near Ground Zero.

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Point-Counter Point: Healthy political process?
Mar30

Point-Counter Point: Healthy political process?

Republicans to blame for botched health care bill: Admittedly, the health care reform bill is not as good as it could have been as the Democrats had to make changes diminishing the effectiveness of the bill. When a party has to make compromises in order to pass a bill which is met by outrage, it is the people that made them change the bill that are at fault. | Gov’t-run health care – America’s worst nightmare: As many Americans watched the news in angst this past weekend over the much debated healthcare bill, there was only one feeling in which to describe the end result: betrayal. In taking an issue as extensive as healthcare, it is arguably extremely irresponsible to utterly reject the millions of American voices speaking in opposition to the healthcare reform.

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