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Dr. Jessica Johnson: Back in front of a class

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Being just a little over two years removed from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the beginning of this school year is the closest to past normality for many colleges and universities.

Michael Reagan: The Air Force goes for woke

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Well, there goes the U.S. Air Force.

John Grindrod: William White and the elephant he refused to see

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In the 1935 Broadway musical “Dumbo,” Jimmy Durante was leading an elephant across the stage when stopped by a policeman. Asked what he was doing with the elephant, Durante replied, “What elephant?” As time evolved since that early refusal to acknowledge something as obvious as an elephant on a stage, the expression “the elephant in the room” has come to mean that obvious something that someone refuses to see.

Legal-Ease: New Ohio auctioneer licensing law

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Traditionally, becoming an auctioneer in Ohio was a lengthy process that included education requirements, a verbal examination and a time period of acting as an apprentice auctioneer under an already licensed auctioneer. That traditional process prepared auctioneers for the typical, out loud and in-person auctions that have traditionally been what we think of when we think of auctions.

Reghan Winkler: Pet adoption scams

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Internet scams are a constant. Luckily, people have become aware of the more well-known schemes. Fewer folks are falling for the bogus promise of winning millions of dollars in the Publishers Clearing House scam. Most also know there really isn’t a Nigerian prince that needs their help to secure his huge inheritance.

Tyler Curtis: Require down payments on student loans

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President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan is an unprecedented act of executive fiat. The plan to forgive up to $10,000 in student debt per individual making $125,000 or less will cost taxpayers $240 billion over the next 10 years. It’s patently unjust; it’s probably illegal; but worst of all, it does nothing to address the root causes of the student debt problem.

Natalie Ecanow: Trusting Iran compromises our national security

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Last month, the Department of Justice unsealed a case against an Iranian agent charged with plotting the assassination of former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton. In the alleged murder-for-hire scheme, the defendant attempted to pay operatives $300,000 to carry out the assassination on American soil.

E.J. Antoni: Two plus two make five in Biden’s student loan handout

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Someone once said that they will confess if you torture the data enough. Even still, it is difficult to manipulate the data to the point where you can justify the White House’s student loan handout. Simply put, the numbers do not add up.

Jared Bass: Canceling student debt is one of many steps needed to restore the...

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The president’s debt cancellation plan will help millions of borrowers who have fallen through the cracks of a broken higher education system.

Bia Carminati: How I found my purpose during the ‘Great Resignation’

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Last year was a historical period for millions of Americans. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, an average of 3.9 million people quit their job every month, adding up to a whopping 47.8 million workers.