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Preaching prosperity gospel not Christian

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A crowd of more than 9,000 gathered last August for a Christian conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Those headlining the conference focused on teaching the “prosperity gospel,” a doctrine that promises abundant financial blessings from God in exchange for your own generous giving to a pastor or ministry.





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Education more than what is ‘practical’

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In our current economic crisis, college students are more concerned than ever about their degrees’ value in a competitive job market. It takes a sort of stubbornness these days to decide to be an English, history or romance languages major, as students in these fields are forced ad nauseam to answer the elusive question “What will you do with that?”



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QuickHits for March 23, 2010

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SpringThumbs upIt was a cold and dark winter. But we braved through it and now, as of March 20, spring is officially here. Now we just have to get through six weeks of an inappropriate amount of upper man-thigh.  Time WarnerThumbs down





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Expert on Russian relations to speak

Relations between the United States and Russia have been rocky since the dissolution of the Soviet Union at the end of the Cold War and the opening of Eastern Europe to democracy and regime change.





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Get some face time; eliminate Facebook

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My senior year of college, the student newspaper announced that a new Web site called “thefacebook.com” was open to our campus community.With a few clicks of a mouse, I became part of the first 50,000 users — now only a small drop in the 400 million-person networking tsunami that exists today.


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This makes census: Filling out census forms will bene?t everyone; student should ignore the baseless attacks

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Get counted. Census Day is April 1, and students who live off campus need to fill out their census questionnaires.Students who live on campus don’t need to worry about filling out census questionnaires. Rick Bradley, an assistant director at the Department of Housing and Residential Education, said the housing department takes care of the census data for on-campus students.



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Gender neutral: Let’s ?nd the best way to address gender inequities

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We got a visit Thursday night from a few dozen people who delivered letters and a petition asking The Daily Tar Heel to change its style guide.They would like to see us use the word “chair” instead of “chairman” or “chairwoman,” and “upper-level student” instead of “upperclassman,” in order to be more inclusive.