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What Hard Alcohol Ban?

What Hard Alcohol Ban?

Scott Olehnik

February 6, 2013

Coming off of another weekend here at Bates College, it is probably safe to assume that many people have been abundantly acquainted with the College’s alcohol policy. Ask anyone who regularly imbibes and they will undoubtedly tell you that Bates has a lax policy, especially when compared to the rest...

On Compromise

On Compromise

Scott Olehnik

January 16, 2013

With Congress’s approval rating hovering just around 14 percent, I think it is safe to say that what many people would like to see in the new session of Congress is compromise. However, compromise is often problematic, and, as Paul Krugman said in a recent New York Times article, "implying a symmetr...

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