Eric Stoller's Top Stories

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  1. The Secret Life of Students isn't an accurate portrayal of student life
    What do you think of TV show, the Secret Life of Students? Photograph: Ryan Mcnamara Every fly-on-the-wall documentary or dramatic representation of British students casts the same collection of characters; "the lad", "the slut", "the introvert" and...
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  2. Crossing the globe for academic work: two scholars share their experiences
    Chris Elders is Chevron professor of petroleum geology at Curtin University. Prior to that he was a professor at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. He moved to Australia in 2013After 20 years at Royal Holloway, part of the University of...
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  3. Young universities’ secrets of success
    Five youthful institutions that have jettisoned tired thinking are blazing their own paths ahead “Often, the less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of it,” wrote Mark Twain in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He was...
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  4. MH17 Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine - updates
    The speaker of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly, Finnish MP Ilkka Kanerva, has issued a statement condemning the "downing" of the jet. "A swift, thorough, international investigation is needed...
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  5. I might not be popular in rural communities, but I’ve got their best interests at heart
    In many ways it’s a very interesting time to have the debate because the outgoing minister, Owen Paterson, was very much a countryman. He was a popular figure with the CLA and many of the shooting and fishing community who are going to be at Blenheim...
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