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Permission Slips Aren’t Just For School Field Trips Anymore

Permission slips: most students remember taking one of these home for their parents to sign so they could go on a field trip, participate in a school activity, or perhaps watch a PG13 movie in the classroom. But did you know that permission slips aren’t just for field trips anymore?… Read More
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An Ode to the Status Quo

Ohhhhh… Status QuooOOooOO Why do the people of West Virginia seem to love you sooOOooOO?       The past 50 days in West Virginia have put a spotlight on something of a disturbing trend. Namely, that the powers that be in the Mountain State… Read More
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What Is Love?

As today is Valentine’s Day, an appropriate question to ponder is, “What is love?” No, I don’t mean the cheesy 90’s pop song, but the actual concept of love. What makes love … lovely? On one hand, there are the biochemical aspects of love that strip the term of its… Read More
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Failed New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again when most people give up on their New Year’s Resolutions. Those good intentions for a fresh start at the beginning of 2019 have slowly waned as you’ve realized that carbs are delicious, it’s hard to find motivation for the gym after a long day… Read More
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Voice and Exit

Where given institutions fail to satisfy the wants or needs of those living under them, there are two options for expressing dissatisfaction: voice and exit.               In West Virginia, the argument can be made time and again that public education institution… Read More
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Cardinal Institute Launches New Blog!

Hi Everyone, As a new year is an opportune time for starting over and trying new things, the Cardinal Institute is going to try a new blog dedicated to ideas and perspectives that we hope will add something to the intellectual climate in West Virginia. We intend to feature posts… Read More
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