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The loss of the dollar’s glint

September 14, 2006

by Marcus Koontz "How come we can buy stuff with money?" I remember asking my teacher when I was younger. He seemed baffled at that question. Such a simple one, and it is often the simple questions that are hardest to answer. That question's answer is a simple idea that we assume: money is worth so...

Annals of organization

September 14, 2006

by Sarah McCarthy   When packing to return to school, I encounter three distinct categories of objects. The first category is easy to manage––objects that clearly ought to be packed. Such objects include, but are not limited to, clothes that I have worn some time in the last year, a techn...

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