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LETTER: Ensuring People Make the Right Decisions

This letter is a response to “Manipulate Me: The Booming Business in Behavioral Finance,” published by Bloomberg.com, and  can be found at: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-07/manipulate-me-the-booming-business-in-behavioral-finance.html. Behavioral economics has opened a new world as the field answers some interesting questions on how people make decisions. We are bombarded by an incredible amount of information every day, and yet we […]

LETTER: A Reexamination of Rape Culture: How I Became 1 in 4

What does it mean to be the victim of rape or sexual assault? It seems like a simple question, but in fact, it is not simple at all. The problem isn’t the question itself, but the range of answers we get when we ask it. Was I raped? It seems strange that something as horrifying […]

LETTER: Insurance companies adjust coverage to methadone clinics

In the April 27 edition of The Daily Press, an article about opiate addiction treatment in Massachusetts (“Addicted to Profits: Insurance companies adjust coverage of methadone clinics”) contained a number of misleading statements and negative speculation about for-profit programs in general, and the Habit OPCO network specifically. Habit OPCO has a long history of providing […]

LETTER: Financial aid for international students

Some students might think applying for financial aid is easy because all they need to do is choose a right program and fill out a piece of paper. But this process is certainly much more complicated for international graduate students. Last week, I received an email from COM Director of Student Services Bill Taylor reminding […]

Letter to the editor

As an avid reader of The Daily Free Press, I look forward to the crossword puzzles, enjoy articles written by friends and find humor in some of the ridiculous police reports. Yet, as a student-athlete, the main attraction for me every week is the sports section. I love reading sports columnists’ opinions, especially Patrick McKay’s […]