Dear Editor, The Two-Dollar a Day Challenge (TDC) that recently took place on Ball Circle last week has drawn attention and criticism in recent days. The largest criticism was the staff editorial published in the Bullet that ridiculed TDC for a number of reasons. After participating in the challenge I was a little taken back [...]
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Shawn Humphrey, associate professor of economics, has been chosen to be a commitment mentor for advocacy and awareness at the fifth annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) meeting.
By: EMILY MONTGOMERY It was Friday morning, April 8. I woke up in the walkway outside Melchers alongside a few friends after having not showered, eaten a meal without rice or drank water without boiling it first since Sunday. And still, I was not ready for my second year of the Two Dollar Challenge to [...]
By BEN SAUNDERS Guest Contributor This editorial is in response to Jordan Kroll’s previous article titled, “False Poverty Offends Tastes.” “Doing good” is difficult, especially for college students. Finding a motivating issue that encourages students to act is difficult when considering how messed up this world is. If we are lucky enough to whittle our [...]
The makeshift shelter looks like a pile of trash, cardboard boxes for a floor, an orange trash bag and a blue tarp fluttering in the breeze. The tarp is tied to the Ball Circle chain-link fence, T-shirts hanging on it. In front of the shelter, there is a sign made out of a collapsed cardboard [...]