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What I wish I knew as a college freshman
Katie Hinderer | 24 August 2012 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: advice, college, school, university

My advice to college freshman, or better yet, what I wish I knew back then



Why does the same-sex marriage debate seem so futile?
Michael Cook | 23 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: philosophy, rhetoric, same-sex marriage
We won't make any progress unless we unpack some of the fundamental issues.


The Akin fault line
Sheila Liaugminas | 23 August 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, abortion exceptions, Todd Akin
Sometimes, it takes a bad blunder by one individual to trigger a long-simmering tension into a full-blow eruption.


Ruby Holler
Tim Golden | 23 August 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adolescence, adoption
A gentle story about a pair of fiercely united twins.


Stephen Covey: reviving the forgotten notion of virtue
Andrew Mullins | 22 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: character education, management, virtue
The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People sold tens of millions of copies, promoting the old-fashioned message that success begins with virtues.


The Business of Ageing
Marcus Roberts | 22 August 2012 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Ageing, business
Ageing in Asia is an opportunity for savvy business types.


Mexico’s growing pains
George Friedman | 22 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Mexico, Stratfor
"Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States!" said one of its presidents one hundred years ago. Not much has changed.


The abnormality of a virgin marriage
Katie Hinderer | 22 August 2012 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: marriage, virginity, wedding
My friend went on to tell me all the weddings she had been to between two virgins had been strange and awkward because the two parties had no idea what they were getting themselves into. She saw it as irresponsible…


The Princess Wars: your model child
Mariette Ulrich | 22 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: girls, Princess Wars
In the battle for my child’s wallet (or soul) the Disney Princesses don’t even make my Top Ten Most Evil list.


Why promises about same-sex marriage are empty
Carolyn Moynihan | 22 August 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: civil unions, polygamy, same-sex marriage
We have all heard how same-sex marriage will not affect "your marriage" or force any religious minister to marry a homosexual couple; how it has nothing to do with polygamy or incestuous relationships or "man-boy love" and so on. But…


Debunking the myth of the self-made man
Zac Alstin | 21 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2012 elections, Barack Obama, individualism
There was at least a smidgen of truth in President Obama's insistence that "you didn't build that".


Our favourite doorstops
Michael Cook | 21 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: best of, lists, novels
For readers who like their novels big and chunky, here's a list of 500-pagers for holiday reading.


Who speaks for women?
Sheila Liaugminas | 21 August 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: birth control, contraception, Helen Alvare, HHS mandate, We Are Women, Women Speak for Themselves
Now that’s become a very interesting question.


Unhinged: an academic promotes adultery
Carolyn Moynihan | 21 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adultery, marriage, sociology
A British academic takes a hatchet to marriage by singing the praises of adultery.


Locked in to euthanasia
Michael Cook | 21 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: euthanasia, locked-in syndrome
Believe it or not, it is possible for people to find happiness in the strangest places -- even quadriplegia.


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