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Opinions: Abuse is often more than physical

September 29, 2015 Lindenlink Staff 0

Viktoria Muench | News Editor
From Print [September 29, 2015] | Legacy

All types of dating violence, including sexual assault, physical abuse and rape, are unfortunately common and we all know that they are happening on a daily basis. However, there is one aspect of violence that we are not as aware of and that is often ignored: emotional abuse. […]

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Opinion: Democratic Socialism is not quite as intimidating as Americans think

September 16, 2015 Tyler Tousley 0

Daniel Rottlaender | Reporter
From Print [September 8, 2015] | Legacy

At the moment Bernie Sanders is in leading the 2016 democratic nomination for president, according to CNN. Since he entered the democratic primary race on April 29, he has been closing the gap between himself and democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton. According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News, Sanders has passed the former First Lady and Secretary of State by nine points in New Hampshire.
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Opinion: W&L cuts hurt university too

September 16, 2015 Tyler Tousley 0

Tyler Tousley | Opinions Editor
From Print [September 1, 2015] | Legacy

When I toured Lindenwood three years ago, my guide told me about an awesome program that allowed students to work for the school to get money knocked off their room and board costs. This made affording college much more realistic and was part of the reason I chose Lindenwood. Another plus was that it would give me work experience. I couldn’t wait.
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Opinion: Media abroad distorts Ferguson as ‘complete chaos’

September 15, 2015 Tyler Tousley 0

Viktoria Muench | News Editor
From Print [August 25, 2015] | Legacy

It is always interesting to see how news outlets can portray certain events that are happening in the world in very different ways. It is no secret that media has always been biased. However, while I spent my summer break back home in Germany, I especially noticed the effects it can have on people when news is blown out of proportion.
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Opinion: Finally! Internet that might work

September 15, 2015 Tyler Tousley 0

Tyler Tousley | Opinions Editor
From Print [August 25, 2015] | Legacy

As the school year begins, we as students look forward to a lot of things. We get to see friends we haven’t seen since May. We get to be independent from our parents. We get back to our extracurricular activities. The one thing every resident student does not look forward to, however, is the internet.
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Lindsey Rae Writes The Day: Graduates Understand the Meaning of Love

June 5, 2014 Lindenlink Staff 0

Lindsey Rae Vaughn | Staff Reporter
Posted June 5, 2014; 1:30 p.m.

Recently, I adopted twin bobtail kittens and I love them so much and couldn’t be happier. I remember waiting patiently my last semester of college so when I returned home, I could finally have a feline companion, even though I ended up with two.
It made me think about all the different things that college graduates wait to achieve or receive once they complete their degree.
Some don’t wait. […]

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Lindsey Rae Writes The Day: Where Do Graduates Live After Dorm Life?

May 29, 2014 Lindenlink Staff 0

Lindsey Rae Vaughn | Staff Reporter
Posted May 29, 2014; 8:30 p.m.

Some college students leave home for the first time once they move into their dorms and apartments to finish their degree.

Once they are finished and they are left with a mountain of student loan debt, what do most students end up doing? — Moving back in with mom and dad.

I am one of those students. I was gone for two years living two and a half hours away. I lived in a dorm and then in an apartment with no roommates. I was about as independent as a college kid could get. […]

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Lindsey Rae Writes The Day: How Much Money Is Enough?

May 23, 2014 Lindenlink Staff 0

Lindsey Rae Vaughn | Staff Reporter
Posted May 23, 2014; 2:45 p.m.

his first thing that most college graduates think about is getting that job that they’ve worked four years for. Of course, graduates want a job that is in their field and only a few are lucky enough to get one.

Anything over minimum wage sounds great to graduates, especially when you hear the annual salary. But when you break it down, how much is enough to become a full-fledged adult? […]