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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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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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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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Rioters Invade Capitol Hill

Co-written by Colin O’Malley  UPDATE (1/7): This article has been adjusted to signify that four people were killed in the riot on January 6th and that the woman shot and killed was from San Diego Early Wednesday afternoon, millions of Americans were stunned as a rally for President Donald Trump …

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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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Joe Biden’s Worst Nightmare

While Democrats gain confidence in former Vice President Joe Biden’s lead in the election polls, others note that their hope may be short-lived. Biden’s polls appear similar to those of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who lost the election despite winning the popular vote. Clinton is often criticized for …

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Students Reveal Their Opinions on Reopening

With the USA death toll rapidly exceeding 224,000, Covid-19 has remodeled all aspects of modern life. Minor tasks, such as grocery runs and family get-togethers, have become potentially dangerous practices – while larger issues, such as education, prompt worry and dispute.   Decisions surrounding  the reopening of schools are changing with …

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