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UI opts out of Campus Pride survey

UI opts out of Campus Pride survey

By Abigale Svoboda

September 3, 2015

Seventy-four percent of University students reported they were neutral about homosexuality or were not homophobic in 2004. The University has not conducted an LGBTQ-specific campus climate survey since.However, Campus Pride, a nonprofit organization aimed at helping colleges create a better atmosphere...

Friendly competition in America does not exist

Friendly competition in America does not exist

April 3, 2014

Nothing wrong with a little friendly competition — right? Perhaps, but when is competition ever truly friendly in the United States? To me, such a term as “friendly competition” seems no less of an oxymoron then plastic silverware, virtual reality or passive aggression. Judging from my own lif...