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Death on your own terms

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Brittany Maynard ended her life peacefully over Halloween weekend in what I believe was a brave and stigmatized choice that needs to be available for more patients like Maynard, if we can do it right.



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Cat got your tongue?

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CNN conducted a panel discussing the viral Cat Calling video made by the marketing group Hollaback, and the discussion between panelists Amanda Seales, and Steve Santagati was very disappointingly, and yet not shockingly, sexist.

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To stream or not to stream?

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Taylor Swift decided not to stream. When her new record was released recently, she pulled all of her songs from the popular music streaming site, Spotify.


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Where feminism failed

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No one really wants to talk about feminism anymore.Men and women alike brush it aside as a dusty old relic that is only relevant to the bra-burning man haters of years gone by.But feminism is still very much an issue throughout all parts of the world.


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Stigmatization is dangerous and damaging

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I’ve seen the bit several times at open mics and IU comedy shows. Comedian Jordan Mather-Licht jokes about a trip to Planned Parenthood and an STD scare that, thankfully, is just a scare.



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Remember the real purpose of the vote

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The mid-term elections are about to begin. If you are like me you have been combing through polling data, listening to commentary and running through various scenarios all in the hopes of determining who is likely to win and who is not.


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Homeless humans

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While walking down Kirkwood one chilly afternoon, I saw a homeless man sitting on a bench by the corner of Kirkwood and Dunn.




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UNC failed its students

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A report titled the "Wainstein Report" uncovered 18 ears of fraudulent courses at the University of North Carolina when it was released in late October.


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Be a man

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This year, more frightening things than collections of creepy photos and Buzzfeed lists of the 20 Most Haunted Places in Wherever were circling the Internet.



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Fear not

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There are a lot of things you could be scared about this coming Halloween.Ebola is spreading.


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Religious conversation needs to be accessible

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While the Veritas Forum this past Tuesday was quite an intriguing and interesting event, I believe that the entire discussion was largely lacking in accessibility to a common audience.



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The wonders of IU

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Ordinarily, I look out into the world for inspiration: local, national and international current events, controversies and culture compel me to start a conversation among students and citizens in Bloomington that encourages us to see ourselves in the context of the larger global picture. However, this week, I find myself most captivated by the incredible things happening right here at home.


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Reevaluating our ethical values

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As we’re approaching Halloween, it’s no surprise that there has been some recent controversy over the issue of costumes.