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Op-Ed

Iran And The World Around You

By: Emma Vitale

If you’re unfamiliar with Iran’s recent history, the only thing you probably know about the nation is what has been in the news in the past few months-the supposed dangers of its nuclear program and the discussions about it. It’s unfortunate that this issue is what is characterizing knowledge and opinions of Iran, because there is so much more to the country than its pursuit of (allegedly peaceful) nuclear energy.

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Op-Ed

Considering The Culture

By: Jovani Hernandez

Although the world of higher education poses academic challenges that develop one’s critical thinking, a more significant challenge students confront is one that tests their grasp on the environment from which they come.

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Op-Ed

The Spiritual Vs. Religious Debate

By: Patrick Angiolillo

A quick Google search for the phrase “spiritual but not religious” yields a list of varied results-everything from webpages espousing spiritual aid, to humanist chaplains writing on how to be good without God, to religious advocates warning against the dichotomy of spirituality and religion, to a host of popular media sites, each with its respective columnists and pundits popping opinions left and right.

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Op-Ed

Rethinking Discovery

By: Ben Olcott

The human side of the Malaysia Flight 370 story is important. It matters. It matters that 239 human beings are presently unaccounted for, and it is important to their families that they are discovered, whether that discovery entails their coming home or provides some sort of closure.

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Letters To The Editor

LTE: In Support Of The Marathon

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The last 13 months have been full of challenges, joy, sadness and surprises, some very good-some horrific. On April 15, 2013 evil visited our city. On that Marathon Monday, our city showed exactly what it is made of and in the ensuing year we were Boston Strong. This year, April 21 will be the day to demonstrate that we did not only come back, but are stronger than ever.

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Editorials

University Must Rethink Art Space On Campus

By: The Heights Editorial Board

The University has recently closed down the student art gallery in the basement of Bapst Library because it did not meet Massachusetts’ statutory requirement for handicap access. This closure exacerbates an already problematic situation on campus-the limited amount of space available on campus for students to display their artistic creations.

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