The Communicator

Letter To The Editors: Community Students and their Desires To Learn

Laura Waltje

December 16, 2010

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To the Editors, When I moved to Ann Arbor, my parents’ friends and co-workers told me Community would be a perfect place for someone who wants to learn, and would be perfect for setting up a good education. In eighth grade,...

Staff Editorial: Is it beneficial to have a part time job in high school?

Staff Editorial: Is it beneficial to have a part time job in high school?

Oriol Burgos-Tsoffar & Print Staff

December 16, 2010

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This Opinion is Brought to You By Rape, Murder, and Robbery

Sarah Kerson

December 15, 2010

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I recently got a new cell phone. The one I had before my purchase was about two years old -- a fact that I am rather proud of, considering everyone else’s apparent need to constantly update their communication devices, enabling...

Ann Arbor Volunteers…for Themselves

Kerry Fingerle

December 2, 2010

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I had a great Thanksgiving. My extended family spent a sentimental evening at my house and we all enjoyed a delicious meal together. I thus far have eaten half of my weight in leftovers. I’d say it was a pretty successful holiday. Thanksgiving,...

Eco Echoes: Louisiana’s Disappearing Coast

Katie O'Brien

December 1, 2010

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David Gauthé had to be careful casting his fishing line when he was young. At his favorite fishing spot, Bayou Go-to-Hell, if he cast too far, the line would hit the other bank. Today, the other side is farther away because of...

Eco Echoes: What happened to all the mountains?

Katie O'Brien

November 10, 2010

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The Appalachian mountains once were the highest mountains on Earth; 466 million years ago they were higher than the Himalayas are now. Through erosion and time they have shrunk, but now coal companies are reducing the once tall,...

We Wore Purple. So What?

Sarah Kerson

October 28, 2010

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My outfit for Wednesday, October 20th was picked out weeks in advance. I had my purple J. Crew Sweater and violet imitation-Keds from Urban Outfitters laid out and ready to wear long before the 20th. My purple Urban Decay eyeliner...

Equal Opportunity Education

Melanie Langa

October 22, 2010

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Some say public education is the great equalizer but in a world where high school diplomas are fast becoming obsolete, simply finishing twelfth grade will not open the doors it used to. According to the Census Bureau, those...

Priceless

Katie O'Brien

June 10, 2010

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A person driving somewhere in the United States is sure to see a Starbucks, a McDonald’s, or a Wal-Mart. It is almost guaranteed someone with Nike or Coca-Cola products will pass by this person. And he or she is probably driving...

Break the Addiction

Olivia Kincaid

June 9, 2010

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Everyday we are faced with the fact, the fact that we are completely dependent on oil, and because of this dependency we are faced with the consequences. On April 20th, 2010, one of the largest, deep water, offshore drilling rigs...

Feel the Oil

Cathlin Sullivan

June 9, 2010

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The news is abuzz with constant coverage of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. With newspapers publishing progress reports of the containment cap, that has just been put on the well, every few hours, one cannot look at the news...

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