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The New Hampshire

The Student Activity Fee Committee has changed its meeting time to better accommodate students

December 7, 2015

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The committee responsible for what happens to your student activity fee has made a change that makes it more transparent, and accountable for its actions. This is a good thing, but it is wasted if students do not take advantage of ...

‘International Education Week’ provides the ethnically homogenous UNH student body with worldly context

December 7, 2015

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We are in the midst of The Center for International Education at UNH’s annual “International Education Week.” The plethora of scheduled events began on Monday, Nov. 2, and will continue through Sunday, Nov. 8. As a staff, ...

The Wesleyan student government cut funding to its school paper, and some say it’s an act of censorship

December 7, 2015

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The Wesleyan University student body and government has made an error of judgment UNH’s community should avoid mimicking. In what some believe was an effort to punish the publication for running a controversial opinion co...

Taking a look at why celebrating Halloween at UNH is important for the sake of your own sanity

December 1, 2015

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To students on the fence about dressing up for Halloween this weekend: Do it. We’re at the point in the semester where the weather is getting bitterly cold, days are getting terrifyingly short and homework piles are stackin...

Not all who wander…

December 1, 2015

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This is supposed to be the best time of our lives. Old and “wise” people will say it’s because we’re young, but I don’t think that’s it. I think it’s because we are still exploring and discovering the world and all the possibilities for our lives: ways to liv...

A truce on technology

December 1, 2015

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At the expense of pointing out the obvious, it’s 2015. Technology is incredible, and we continue to see it improve across the board, especially in communication and entertainment. For the most part, communication and entertainment technologies have become one and the sam...

Exploring the reasons why UNH’s first ever massive open online course is perfect for our engaged student body

October 29, 2015

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Longtime New Hampshire political journalist Kevin Landrigan of NH1 News reported on Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s criticism of the state of New Hampshire last week when Reid told a Washington Post reporter, “I don’...

With Friday marking this semester’s midway point, it’s important to evaluate our academic standing.

October 16, 2015

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As cliché as this is going to sound, it’s difficult to believe that this Friday, Oct. 17 marks the halfway point of the fall semester. This point also marks the time when class work begins to pile up. Many students have the...

How to make the most of the services UNH offers that mitigate the complexities of the modern job search

October 8, 2015

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Roughly 25 percent of students will be graduating in May, sending yet another class of UNH graduates into the real world. Most students spend thousands of dollars and log countless hours both in and out of the classroom to earn a degree, so expecting some kind of payoff is justified. Although some students will head off ...

Why philanthropic events positively contribute to the UNH student body’s collective identity.

October 5, 2015

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Once again, students at UNH displayed a high regard for philanthropy and bettering the local community as many took part in “Wildcats Give Back Wednesday.” The event was organized by the Campus Activity Board (CAB) and hel...

A closer look at the true meaning of homecoming and why being intoxicated isn’t a requirement.

October 5, 2015

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Students and alumni will flock to Boulder Field and Lot ‘A’ Saturday morning to set up for homecoming’s main attraction: tailgating. Tailgating is great for a number of reasons. For student organizations on campus, it...

Minding Mom’s mantra: A look at why being wasteful at the dining hall is both civically irresponsible and environmentally damaging

September 28, 2015

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For those of us who grew up lucky enough to never worry about where our next meal would be coming from, it can be easy to take food for granted. But reality tells us that food in this world is scarce, and millions go hungry every d...

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