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Recyclemania 2017

Staff Editorial: Recyclemania


AU has, for the third time, entered into Recyclemania. Recyclemania is a national contest that urges universities across the United States to reaffirm their commitment to reducing their carbon footprints through maximizing the amount of trash recycled on campus.

Joe Henao
Guest Columns

Op-ed: “He’s just saying what we’re all thinking:” How political correctness fails us in the age of Trump

I wasn’t quite sure if it was a universal maxim, but I had heard friends of mine recite the humourous adage, “he’s just saying what we’re all thinking,” fictitiously assuming the role of the cucked Trump supporter proclaiming their admiration for our new Commander-in-Chief and his knack for stating the obscene, perverse and politically incorrect.

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Op-ed: AU is paying banks with your tuition money

Financialization is defined as “increase in the size, scope, and power of the financial sector—the people and firms that manage money and underwrite stocks, bonds, derivatives, and other securities—relative to the rest of the economy.” In fact, only 15 percent of the money in our economic system winds up in the “real” economy.

Bobby Zitzmann
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Op-ed: Sweatshops are good

If you can, take off one of your shoes. Go ahead; I’ll wait. Check to see where it was made. Chances are, your shoes, like most clothing we wear, were manufactured in a developing country in Asia or Latin America.

Guest Columns

Op-ed: The impact of fake service animals

I have come to the realization that I have been underestimating the people of AU. During my past years on campus, I have neglected to speak about my experience of having a service dog - mostly because I was sure that not only would people not understand, but that I would be met with a level of distrust and general disinterest that I could not handle.

Section 202 host Gabrielle and friends go over some sports that aren’t in the sports media spotlight often, and review some sports based on their difficulty to play. 

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