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Letter to the Editor: Two Dollar Challenge Response

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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Humphrey Takes Mentor Position

Humphrey Takes Mentor Position

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.

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Two Dollar Challenge Calls for Empathy

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 […]

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Living on Two Dollars a Day

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 […]

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