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Teacher’s pet: does an apple a day buy a grade? Taking a look at favoritism in the classroom

By Eman Sahloul PERSPECTIVES EDITOR Ever felt ignored in class? Ever raised your hand so high to answer a question and were completely walked past? Ever received a legitimately unjust grade? In at least one point in our lives, we’ve all experienced some sort of student favoritism, either as the favored student or as, well, … Continue reading

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Holding On

By Sarah Jaber PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR   Today, I took my little sister to the store to pick out any toy she wanted. We went through endless aisles of dolls, talking Doras, dress up games, singing microphones, etc. Even I found myself distracted and curious. I tried suggesting ones for her to take, but she had … Continue reading

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Reaction to MLK coverage

Personal takeaways from any celebratory event will vary and that is to be expected. However, when front page story of the Candor for the week of January 17, 2012 was: “Giving Back”, I was surprised: surprised that the Day of Service projects, which took place after the 17th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. … Continue reading

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NDAA bill sparks discussion

Noreen Moinuddin BENEDICTINE STUDENT   In response to the article previously written about the recent NDAA bill passed, I want to say that I completely agree. As an American who believes in the just intentions of the writers of the constitution, I believe the passing of the bill in the Senate, the passing of the … Continue reading

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T ‘n’ C Advice

Dear T’n’C, I’ve been in a relationship for almost three months now, and for the first month and a half, we were going great. Recently, we’ve been experiencing some problems between us and myself as well.  We seem to get in a little fights and sometimes they can last for a few hours or days.  … Continue reading