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Children’s Show Sexism at Its Finest

It has happened again. You are disappointed, yet not surprised. Another cartoon with a compelling story arc and beautiful characters has been canceled. Many shows aimed at boys have been canceled or treated less fairly than others over the past few years. For example, Legend of Korra, a show with …

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Romanticism of Introverts

We’ve all seen those posts where people declare their love for staying inside and not hanging out at parties. I’m not like other people, they repeat, like a broken record. Although this practice in-and-of itself is not harmful, it is the tone in which it is said that makes it …

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Con: The Cost of College Sports Scholarships

Connor* is a first-year student at Harvard University. Lucas* is a first-year student at UCLA. Lucas applied to Harvard, but his GPA and SAT scores just weren’t quite outstanding enough to gain him entrance, never mind his hundreds of hospital internship hours, position as President of his school’s award-winning robotics …

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Boy Scouts: No Longer Just for Boys

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced on Oct. 12th that the organization will now include girls in their traditionally male-only program. In the beginning of 2018, girls will be able to participate in the Cub Scout program for elementary school aged youth. The local Dens will still be singularly …

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Wonderspaces: a Museum for All

During the summer, social media websites have been full of videos of teenagers frolicking with air dancers and pictures with people peering into mirrored light images, after looking into this Instagram phenomenon more, I found Wonderspaces, a pop up modern art gallery full of interactive activities  at the corner of Russel Parkway …

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MC’s New Teachers Embrace the Sundevil Way

MC’s family got just a little bit bigger this year with the addition of several new teachers to the staff.  Rorye McFadden, Don Sheffler, Christine Modjahedpour, and Julia Spruil-Smith are the new Sundevil teaching staff that are excited to be here. “I’m excited for the kids, I know we are …

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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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