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Sofia Minich

Sofia Minich
Sofia Minich is a sophomore and the features editor of the MC SUN. She spends her free time listening to "Cherry Wine" by Hozier over and over while procrastinating on her homework and hoping to magically understand math.

Crying: Weakness or Necessity?

I see nothing but blurriness. The only thing I am able to feel is my fingernails digging into the ground below me. I hear the muffled noise of my “rainy days” playlist changing the song. I am breaking. In another place, in the same moment, a different girl is laughing …

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Driving a Life

Last month, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman announced that the nation’s women will be legally allowed to drive without the presence of a male. A royal decree on live national television reported that it will be enacted in June 2018. Women across Saudi Arabia have been working to resolve this issue …

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Imagining the Perfect Night

“What a great night to be alive!” Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds yelled into a crowd of thousands at the Mattress Firm Amphitheater in Chula Vista, anticipating the night of a lifetime last Thursday, Sept. 28. Beginning the night with artists K. FLay and Grouplove,  the night was sure to be …

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The Dehumanization of Minorities

During the Holocaust, the Nazis referred to Jews as Untermenschen, meaning “subhuman.” Most people fail to realize that by saying this, they were not implying that Jews were less than them, they were literally saying that Jewish people were created as a lesser race. Using this philosophy made it seem …

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RIP the Old Taylor

Long live the bittersweet memories of dancing around your room to Taylor Swift’s, ‘You Belong With Me’; those days are no more. Fans across the nation were shocked and saddened to hear of the country sweetheart’s passing, and even more shocked at what was left to replace her. A woman …

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Modified Trump Travel Ban Does Not Ease Protesters

The original travel ban was an executive order issued by President Donald Trump on Jan. 27, banning travel between America and six different Muslim-majority countries for 90 days: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. It also blocked refugees from America for 120 days. When the first travel ban …

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The California Superbloom

“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy,’” wrote Sylvia Plath in her novel The Bell Jar. This feeling is shared by people who have witnessed this year’s California super bloom. Nestled in a canyon …

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