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Guest Post: President Decatur missed Reich’s point

This guest post was authored by Jon Green ’14, former editor of the Observer. Last Wednesday, President Decatur responded to the title of a repost of an article by former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. In the article, Reich argues that America sends too many students to four year colleges who would be better off in other avenues of postsecondary education.

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CSAD: Robert Putnam’s Highly Anticipated Talk

Kenyon shelled out thousands of dollars to have Robert Putnam launch the busiest day of CSAD’s biennial conference on Thursday, and ultimately, that was money well spent. Putnam offered a charismatic mix of anecdotal and quantitative evidence, but most importantly, he demonstrated genuine enthusiasm for solving the problem of economic inequality during a conference where

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Seniors: You Have No Excuse for Not Participating in the Senior Challenge

Seniors: Raise your hand if you had an internship during one of the last three summers. Now, keep your hand raised if you’re leveraging that internship into a job right now (in other words, keep your hand raised because you and I both know that internship is on your resume). Finally, whether or not you were

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OBSERVER EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Darya Tsymbalyuk

Darya Tsymbalyuk ’13 is an artist and activist involved with the Euromaidan protests in Ukraine. She recently spoke with Julieanna Luo ’17 about her experience. The day we had our first snow of the year, I wandered into Palme and stumbled on a postcard by a student named Darya outside of Professor Suggs’s office. The

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