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EDITORIAL: Stop masquerading your hate as religion

EDITORIAL: Stop masquerading your hate as religion

October 13, 2019

A slip of the tongue is a term often used by people trying to justify their actions. However, in 2019, these slips need to be taken seriously, lest more people use it as an excuse for intolerance. I...

EDITORIAL: Time to wake up and educate our youth about jury duty

EDITORIAL: Time to wake up and educate our youth about jury duty

By Editorial Board

October 12, 2019

Pressing the snooze button may be one of the few simple pleasures in the rat race of society. It is the one buffer between the warmth of sleep and the reality of morning routine. Now, imagine if pressing...

EDITORIAL: Inclusivity is not child’s play

EDITORIAL: Inclusivity is not child’s play

October 5, 2019

With the introduction of American Girl’s first male doll and Barbie’s first hijabi doll in 2017, modern inclusivity is still a young concept. Mattel, the toy company known for manufacturing and ...

EDITORIAL: Presidential deportation figures do not tell the whole story

EDITORIAL: Presidential deportation figures do not tell the whole story

September 28, 2019

While former President Barack Obama earned the nickname “Deporter-in-Chief” for his high number of deportations, compared to President Trump, Obama was the lesser of two evils. The Obama administration was...

EDITORIAL: Privilege dictates what ‘better’ education means

EDITORIAL: Privilege dictates what ‘better’ education means

September 22, 2019

Our criminal justice system delivers a financial slap on the wrist of $30,000 to a successful Hollywood mother who buys her daughter’s way into an elite college, while it severely punishes a working...

EDITORIAL: Faculty deserve space for honest debate, even behind closed doors

EDITORIAL: Faculty deserve space for honest debate, even behind closed doors

September 21, 2019

For years, the Faculty Senate has been a key part in successful communication between faculty and members of the administration. With meetings open to the public, students can actively listen in on co...

EDITORIAL: Dress codes exclude identity

EDITORIAL: Dress codes exclude identity

September 15, 2019

Dress codes have been enforced in academic, professional and social settings for years, often on the basis that anything that sticks out from the norm—whether it be hairstyle, clothing or presentati...

EDITORIAL: Sex workers deserve security, updated policy

EDITORIAL: Sex workers deserve security, updated policy

September 14, 2019

One area top-polling 2020 candidates have not landed on concretely—which seems to be a gray area for other candidates, as well—is whether to support the decriminalization of sex work. The decriminalizatio...

EDITORIAL: Straightness does not need celebration

EDITORIAL: Straightness does not need celebration

September 8, 2019

A Straight Pride Parade was hosted in Boston on Aug. 31. In attendance, however, were more than just proponents of straight pride.  The parade was organized by a group called Super Happy Fun Ameri...

EDITORIAL: Addressing the prison system means addressing injustices

EDITORIAL: Addressing the prison system means addressing injustices

September 7, 2019

It seems inhumane to know a woman is going into labor and not help her, right? Well, a jail in Colorado allowed Diana Sanchez to give birth alone and medically unattended on July 31, 2018. Sanchez—w...

EDITORIAL: Listen to the voices of Hong Kong protestors

EDITORIAL: Listen to the voices of Hong Kong protestors

September 1, 2019

It is a core-shaking feeling to know you may wake up one morning to find your rights stripped away. In Hong Kong, protesters primarily aged 15–30 have been protesting to protect their rights since March. ...

EDITORIAL: If Americans cannot count on their president to set a good example, they must do so themselves

EDITORIAL: If Americans cannot count on their president to set a good example, they must do so themselves

August 17, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 3, Curt James Brockway, 39, was arrested at a Montana county fair and rodeo and charged with assaulting a 13-year-old boy who did not remove his hat during the national anthem. B...

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