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The uneducated shouldn’t rush into adulthood

Nicte Hernandez and Dongyoung Won // November 8, 2016

We all know someone who decided not to go to college. Whatever the circumstances that led them to make that decision, it likely had major effects on how they spent the rest of their lives and what they...

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There is no rational way to argue against gay marriage

William Rein // April 24, 2016

Last year, in the landmark Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges, love won. The federal legalization of gay marriage was foreshadowed by rising liberal views on marriage. However, even with national...

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Soul mates? More like soul fakes

William Rein // March 29, 2015

There are no soul mates, and there is no ultimate love. The concept of love is mostly scientific as an evolutionary tool to promote long-term relationships and raise offspring through the neurological...

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Keeping sex alive in marriage

Tj Carter // November 12, 2014

Sex is one of the biggest parts of my marriage. I have been with my wife for over 13 years and have been married for 10. My wife and I have been having great sex since the first time we got together. Accomplishing...

Digital age reveals horrors of parenthood

Alyssa Dunning // October 30, 2014

Babies are adorable, but only when I can hand them back when they start to cry.I'm a married woman, about to be a college graduate. It is time to start thinking about my next steps in life. For a while...

Commitment scares me to death

Matt Murphy // October 20, 2014

Nothing makes me feel light-years away from adulthood like hearing about young marriage. My parents met as undergrads, and if memory serves me right, I was born before my mom finished graduate school. I...

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Getting married in college has its perks

Alyssa Dunning // September 21, 2014

While most college students aren't ready for matrimony, it doesn't mean that it is a bad thing. It seems like everyone has something to say about young marriages. I constantly see articles about...

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Risk regret by getting hitched too soon

Veronica De La Cruz // February 25, 2014

  Students have many pressures after college, and marriage shouldn't be one. Young adults often assume that they are entitled to spend an average of four to five years in college, graduate...

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