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Preeti Aroon


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Creating a culture of character

Rather, much of student life is pervaded by a culture of alcohol abuse, sexual looseness, noise violations, public urination and other forms of boorish behavior-what I call the culture of crassness.


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Why I'm not an engineer

My senior year in high school, I was voted "Most Likely to Discover the Meaning of Life Through Differential Calculus." The following year, in college, I received an A in my calculus IV class. Five...


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Faced with extinction

Are Germans an endangered species? This provocative question was the lead of a recent Reuters article about Germany's shrinking population. Between 2003 and 2005, the number of people in Germany...


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Rx? Better health insurance

Are you overweight? Do you smoke? Are you female? Do you take prescription drugs? Are you a spouse? Are you a parent? Do you have any chronic medical conditions such as allergies? Are you old?.


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Poor blind baby

Poor blind baby," I thought to myself one day last January. The company that managed my apartment building had placed a notice on my apartment door.


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