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Standard Deviations: Columnist gets 'microaggressive' about 'trigger warnings'

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It’s a year later, and we’re still arguing about hearing offensive ideas on college...

Standard Deviations

Standard Deviations: Columnist gets 'microaggressive' about 'trigger warnings'

Secondary BS 091715 Kirsten Powers 03-2

It’s a year later, and we’re still arguing about hearing offensive ideas on college campuses.


Opinion

Standard Deviations: What the legislature really needs is more Republicans

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Mix-up thwarts Democrats’ plans to swap candidates for House District 10 race.


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Standard Deviations: New 'Agree to Disagree' podcast offers all kinds of stuff

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Mark Saal opines on his recent foray in to podcasting for the Standard-Examiner, as well as a “more informative” science and outdoors podcast from Leia Larsen and Benjamin Zack.


Opinion

Trump, Clinton battle over mental and physical health

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While Trump’s mental condition has long been a topic of debate, Clinton’s physical condition is now being targeted after what basically amounted to a collapse on Sunday after leaving early from a 9/11 Memorial ceremony.


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Milk-jug igloo has columnist fulfilling a promise

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The Farmington woman’s ‘Migloo’ began as a social media post and ended up bringing the neighborhood together for a slumber party.


Opinion

Standard Deviations: Fantasy sport about to turn into a nightmare

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Columnist names his team “Saal Over,” since it can be seen as either cocky trash-talking or gracefully accepting defeat.


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Standard Deviations: What will it take for US to earn Kaepernick's respect?

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Mark Saal ponders the history of the United States and wonders about the context of Colin Kaepernick’s silent national anthem protests. When the national anthem is playing, our focus should be on the flag, not on some athlete taking a knee on the sidelines.


Opinion

ThrU-Turns have turned this columnist into a believer

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Two wrongs don’t make a right, but three rights make a left.


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Standard Deviations: Mylan's EpiPen fiasco can't be unseen

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Mark Saal: I’ve seen it, and I still don’t believe it. Mylan CEO Heather Bresch defends outlandish price increases for auto-injector.

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