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            On 28 of January 2012, the New York Times published the opinion-based article "Ritalin Gone Wrong" by L. Alan Sroufe. Even though he does not cite his sources, this professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development did argued a valuable point.

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In Nigeria, a new law was passed on January 7, 2014 stating that “a person who registers, operates or participates in gay clubs, societies or organizations, or directly or indirectly makes public show of same sex amorous relationship in Nigeria commits an offense and is liable on conviction to a term of 10 years,” (The Associated Press, 2014).

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In this article, published in The Windsor Star on August 28, 2014, Dean Seppala emphasizes how little the public is informed with regards to the way charities utilize donations received from the public through fundraising and other campaigns. Seppala does not point fingers to any specific charity, but raises concerns over the fact that many people believe they are giving their hard earned money to a just cause when that may not be the case. The authenticity of charities is challenged and Seppala continues by expressing his personal experiences with charities he has confronted.

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Our society, has made a huge impact on young girls lives. Girls are constantly reminded on the way they should act and dress. In addition to this, they are encouraged to a great extent to apply makeup. Girls were taught from the start to act like a lady and to stay quiet while on the other hand, boys were not. They were expected to be aggressive and to express their opinion. The media has promoted women to wear makeup and to cover up their scars. Sadly, they are taught at a young age that the way they look is such an important part of their life.

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Re: “A stain on Putin's Olympic Glory” (Gazette, Feb. 3) With the Soc hi Olympics coming up and the backlash towards Putin's anti-gay policy so widespread, it is surprising that the international community is not boycotting the Olympic games. Participating countries should know where to draw the line between letting Russia get away with gross homophobia and defending their ever-patriotic love of sports.

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