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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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Cost of the Experience: Students' spending habits at the 'U'

BY WILL GREENBERG

$6,406. On top of tuition, books, and everyday living expenses, an average student will spend this amount on social expenses during their four years here. $6,406. That’s the amount it costs to truly experience social life at the University.

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Visual Statement: Surviving Appalachia

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BY LUNA ANNA ARCHEY

“We can survive. That’s what the people in Appalachia been doing before coal came, they survived.”

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My Cultural Currency: Upon arrival

Illustration by Megan Mulholland

BY TANYA MADHANI

I’d like to think that only fragments of my personality would be different and that I, at my core, would remain the same no matter what country I grew up in. Maybe I would still be as lost and insecure as I am right now.

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Personal Statement: Why I run

Illustration by Megan Mulholland

BY MAYANK MATHUR

It was then I realized that regret isn’t the sadness of making a wrong decision. It’s the agony of realizing how easy it was to make the right one.

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Visual Statement: Hidden Gems of Colorado's Past

BY ZACH MOORE

Colorado has still held on to its quaint mining towns that were once the primary draw to Colorado, before the winter sports industry. On one of the less than optimal skiing days, I took a drive through three of these historic towns: Red Cliff, Leadville, and Georgetown.

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Proposed genetic research moratorium raises ethical considerations, but unlikely to impact University projects

BY IAN DILLINGHAM

The method, which utilizes a relatively novel protein complex known as CRISPR-Cas9, could in the future allow researchers an unparalleled level of control in artificially altering the human genome.

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Illustration by Maggie Miller

From the Pews: Listening to TEDx sermons

BY CLAIRE BRYAN

In an age where the number of people who affiliate with any religion is declining, I’m inspired by our society’s dedication to organizations like TED. I can’t say I’m surprised though; listening to TED talks bettered me as an individual more than any sermon ever has.

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