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Enough is enough: Frat life needs to change

Enough is enough: Frat life needs to change

By Tessa Brubaker

April 30, 2018

A video of Syracuse University’s Theta Tau fraternity members went public April 19, showing them using homophobic, racist and anti-Semitic slurs. In another video released April 21 by the university...

We must recognize the Armenian genocide

We must recognize the Armenian genocide

By Olivia Deloian

April 23, 2018

“Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians?” Adolf Hitler asked in an August 1939 speech as he stood poised to occupy Poland and exterminate its Jewish population.As aghast as I ...

Syrians need help, but not like that

Syrians need help, but not like that

By Tyra Bosnic

April 23, 2018

Are missiles now included in humanitarian aid kits?In response to another alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, the U.S. led  airstrikes April 14 with the support of the U.K. and France. The missil...

Bully Hunters: a 12-year-old’s idea of a solution

Bully Hunters: a 12-year-old’s idea of a solution

April 22, 2018

The online Counter Strike: Global Offensive gaming group, Bully Hunters, claimed to have the perfect solution to harassment of female gamers. Women who felt cornered could contact Bully Hunters during the...

Female athletes need their time in the spotlight

Female athletes need their time in the spotlight

April 14, 2018

Female athletes are included in halls of fame and are instrumental to sports history, yet their athletic ability is sometimes questioned and their talents are often hidden.In an April 5 practice session, ...

13 Reasons Why: Trigger Warning

13 Reasons Why: Trigger Warning

By Grace Senior

April 11, 2018

Netflix announced March 21 a second season of "13 Reasons Why," adapted from Jay Asher's 2007 novel. The show's first season explored high school sophomore Hannah Baker's life and struggles that led to...

Congress silences sex workers with anti-sex trafficking bill

Congress silences sex workers with anti-sex trafficking bill

By Tyra Bosnic

April 9, 2018

Congress has passed a bill that can potentially hurt those it is meant to protect, and it comes with a slew of other consequences.The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill March 21 meant to curb online...

OPINION: Creators, do not allow Sinclair to brainwash you

OPINION: Creators, do not allow Sinclair to brainwash you

April 8, 2018

In what we were all hoping was an April Fool’s Day joke, a March 31 video posted by Deadspin, a popular sports blog, went viral, showing dozens of news anchors reciting an identical anti-media messag...

15 years in Iraq takes a costly toll

15 years in Iraq takes a costly toll

By Eric Bradach

March 31, 2018

Turn on a cable news channel, and you’re likely to see a panel discussion about President Donald Trump rolling back regulations, updates about the Russia investigation or, if you’re in Chicago, the l...

Radical beliefs are not fashion statements

Radical beliefs are not fashion statements

By Tyra Bosnic

March 24, 2018

Can you really hold progressive politics if you don’t sell a $30 product that says so?For generations, people have staged sit-ins, strikes, riots and boycotts and have risked jail time, tarnished reputations and...

Let’s continue to show diverse characters in children’s media

Let’s continue to show diverse characters in children’s media

March 22, 2018

So far, 2018 has proven to be a strong year for diverse movies. With historic releases such as  “A Wrinkle in Time” by director Ava DuVernay, the first woman of color to direct a live-action film with...

Down syndrome representation gives my brother a voice

Down syndrome representation gives my brother a voice

By Olivia Deloian

March 11, 2018

On June 6, 2007, the lives of my family and I were changed for the better. On that day, my little brother Patrick was born. After undergoing open heart surgery at two months old, initially only being fe...

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