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Sofia Minich

Sofia Minich is a senior and Co-Editor in Chief of the MC SUN. She spends her time driving aimlessly and listening to 90s alt-rock or watching Dazed & Confused.

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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Changes in Indian society lead to victories for women

Recent events in India have led to victories for women’s rights advocates, awakening citizens across the nation. Last week, a religious leader nicknamed Guru of Bling was convicted of raping two of his female followers. Following his conviction, there were public protests by his followers that quickly turned violent; people …

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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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FCC repeals net neutrality, what happens next?

On Thursday, Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal net neutrality in a 3-2 vote. Net neutrality prevents internet service providers from slowing down, speeding up, or blocking sites or applications. Net neutrality has always been somewhat in place; it was something of a set of unspoken …

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