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Crossing this off the to-do list

Crossing this off the to-do list

Julie Bender, Web Opinions Edior

December 9, 2014

In sixth grade, I had a massive social studies project due. It was one of those projects that we had been working on for weeks and I had spent the entire night before perfecting. But when the teacher said, “Okay everybody hand in your projects,” it was gone. I scurried through my bag four times before...

News can be good too

News can be good too

Julie Bender, Web Opinions Editor

October 21, 2014

Human nature attracts us to horrible things. We’re instantly drawn to the stories about murders, disease, and disasters. A news reporter can announce a huge donation to a charity, a miraculous recovery or the newest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, and we’ll just stare at the screen as it goes...

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