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Viewpoint: God’s timing trumps mine

    Viewpoint: God’s timing trumps mine

One thing that has been difficult for me to understand at times is God’s timing. There is one main difference between my timing and God’s timing. God’s timing is perfect. Mine is not.

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Editorial: Pearson Brown for Student Body President

    Editorial: Pearson Brown for Student Body President

For the 2015-16 student government elections, the Lariat Editorial Board is endorsing Houston junior Pearson Brown for student body president. We believe he will best represent the interests of the student body as student body president.

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Viewpoint: Don’t judge athletes pursuing NBA

    Viewpoint: Don’t judge athletes pursuing NBA

The nation’s eyes were on college basketball on Monday night as the Duke Blue Devils won their fifth national championship under legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski.

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How I See It: You deserve to love Mondays

    How I See It: You deserve to love Mondays

Every day at 8 a.m. the masses drag themselves into high rises, cubicles, factories and assembly lines and every day at 5 p.m. (sometimes 4:55 p.m.) the masses rejoicingly rush out the doors. Why is this the norm? Shouldn’t we love work?

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Editorial: Reprioritize schools, Standardization stinks

    Editorial: Reprioritize schools, Standardization stinks

In a case that started in 2011, 11 former employees from the Atlanta public schools have been found guilty of racketeering in a case that started out as a cheating scandal in which 35 people were originally indicted.

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The Bottom Line: Blogging or undermining?

    The Bottom Line: Blogging or undermining?

There’s a new blogger online, and he’s created quite the excitement in the world of economics where speculation rules. Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke announced last week that as he is now a private citizen, he will start blogging about a range of issues regarding the economy and from time to time, baseball.

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Editorial: Depression doesn’t mean what you think it does

    Editorial: Depression doesn’t mean what you think it does

It’s a powerful word, one we often throw around to describe anomalous activities. When adults act outside the norm and cause harm to themselves or others, even experts look to words like “depression” and “mental illness” for an explanation.

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Viewpoint: Accept healthier body types, ban thinspiration

    Viewpoint: Accept healthier body types, ban thinspiration

As society debates issues like the false portrayal of body image, France made a strong declaration of its stance by outlawing any websites that promote “thinspiration.”

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Editorial: A title don’t make a teacher good

    Editorial: A title don’t make a teacher good

Big Bang Theory revolves around (pun intended) the lives of four young scientists and their attempts to navigate life in Pasadena as self-proclaimed nerds and hopefully find love.

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Viewpoint: Introverts should be loud and proud

    Viewpoint: Introverts should be loud and proud

Growing up, I felt like I got one common message from school, camp and extracurricular activities: louder is better. The loudest students got the teacher’s attention, were deemed the leaders, and were the most well-known.

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