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PowerPoints are useful aids for instructors

By Parker Happ | November 2, 2011

As a sophomore, my chemistry professor detested utilizing any other sort of teaching aid for note-taking except for the wretched overhead projector. She would scribble in handwriting as legible as chicken scratches with her arthritic, joint-bulging hand...

General education courses are a waste of time and money

General education courses are a waste of time and money

By Alyssa Pracz | April 13, 2011

General education courses should not be required for college students. For many, they are a waste of time and money that could be better spent elsewhere.Students should not be forced to take classes that cover materials they have already been familiar...

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