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Perspectives

Perspectives

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Did you miss an essay from your favorite "Perspectives" writer? Want to hear it again?If you would like to submit your own Perspective for consideration, compose a piece that will run about 90 seconds when read — that's about 230 to 250 words, as counted by Microsoft Word — and email it to NPR@niu.edu. Be sure to put "Perspectives" in the subject line.

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Perspective: Racial Groundhog's Day

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Perspective: The Memorial Day our country really needs

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Perspective: We are builders

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