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Auf Wiedersehen Ms. Zois!

After 30 years of teaching as a Sundevil, Ms. Gabriele Zois, an English teacher at MC, is retiring. Remembered by students as kind and passionate about whatever she was teaching, Zois will be missed by the MC community.  “I will definitely miss being in my classroom and interacting with my …

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Victim-Blaming and the Propulsion of Rape Culture

Trigger warning: the following article contains descriptions of sexual assault. On March 3, 33-year-old marketing executive Sarah Everard was walking home from a friend’s place in London. Following a normal set of safety precautions,  she called her boyfriend and routed the walk through well-lit streets. Instead of returning home, however, …

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Derek Chauvin Verdict; Guilty on all Accounts

On Tuesday, April 20th, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degreee unintentional murder, third degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter due to his role in the death of George Floyd. Judge Peter A. Cahill presided over the events of the trial, one that Americans watched with bated …

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Investigations of Atlanta Spa Shootings Continue

Outside of Young’s Asian Massage, bouquets of flowers rest alongside multiple signs – one of which reads ‘#StopAsianHate’ in large block letters. The solemn sight follows the tragedy on March 16, when eight victims died due to shootings at three separate spas in Atlanta, Georgia. One suspect, according to CNN, …

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What is Depop?

The issue of sustainability in the fashion industry is finally being combated with a rise in reselling and buying used clothes. As more and more people switch to buying vintage from thrift stores instead of purchasing from retail stores and fast fashion brands, websites like Poshmark and EBay have expanded …

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The Cost of Fast Fashion

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The next time one goes to purchase a new clothing item to replace an older one, they should consider this: textile production accounts for about 10% of the carbon emissions in the world, more than double that of international aviation and shipping combined. This is the harsh reality of fast …

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The Not-So-Super Super Bowl Commercials

While many Americans watched Super Bowl LV on February 7 to witness football in its glory, other viewers paid attention to more pressing matters: the beloved Super Bowl commercials. However, this year’s ads came with a disappointing twist amidst the pandemic, leaving millions angry and bitter.  The downhill spiral began …

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The Gradual Reopening of Youth Sports

In addition to education and social activities, Covid-19 has impacted the cherished extracurriculars of many high school athletes. As empty stadiums bring gloom on school campuses, students long to reconcile with their beloved sports.  “During these strange times, I understand how it may be hard to get students back on campus …

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