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Panter: On sleeping off debt

February 2, 2011 • 0
THE MYTH: You can catch up on sleep over the weekend. If you’re an undergraduate, chances are that you’re in debt. You’re enrolled in school full-time, plowing through stacks of books, and going out frequently. You’ll just pay it off over the summer or winter break or even on weekends, right? We’re not discussing financial »
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Panter: Tricky Purell

November 17, 2010 • 1
THE MYTH: using hand sanitizer prevents illness Did you just use Purell? That is, right after you grabbed this paper but before you started on your Raisin Bran? Hand sanitizers are now everywhere at Yale, particularly at dining hall entrances, where staff practically command you to sanitize before eating. The rationale behind this hand gel »