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Statement of Purpose; “Spiel”; Our “Schtick”

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In a dark and damp corner of the Quest office, a pile of bound archive books of Quests past molders into pulpy mush, unread for decades. These Quests are strange relics from the past, full of cigarette ads and casual, antiquated sexism. Many things in these ancient issues are better left in the past, but […]

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Math Column: Seven 8 Nine

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How many numbers are there? Suppose that I am trying to figure out if I have the same amount of red and blue jellybeans. How should I go about this? I could count them: get the number of red and blue beans, and compare the two numbers. This is easy for a small amount; say, […]

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CRS Case Summary

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The Community Rights Subcommittee (CRS) of the Honor Council is required by Honor Council code to send a summary report, not violating confidentiality, of any cases that arise to The Quest. This is a belated case summary from last spring.* Spring 2012   The CRS accepted a complaint brought by a member of Student Services […]

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