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I Am Like Other Girls (And I’m Sorry for Saying I Wasn’t)

I Am Like Other Girls (And I’m Sorry for Saying I Wasn’t)

Maisie Mische, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

I have always been a person of many interests, even since I was a young kid. From dinosaurs to fashion, boy bands to cooking, I wanted to know everything about everything. But then, as I entered middle...

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Please Stop Calling Us Latinx

Sophia Kyba, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

 Lately, certain Americans have gained an obsession for “hyper inclusivity,'' though perhaps “exclusive inclusivity” would be a better name. “Latinx” is a recently made-up term to identify the...

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Capitalism: The Best System We Have

Erika Kyba, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Although we live in a free market system, collectivist economic ideas are becoming more and more popular. If one asserts that there is something inherently cruel about free-market capitalism, the statement...

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Should Athletes Discuss Politics?

Kate Heinsch, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

"Sports and politics don't mix." "Just stick to sports." "Shut up and dribble."   You've likely heard one of these statements before. They come up every time a political ad plays before...

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Reclaiming My Life From the Podcast

Noel Wang, Co-Executive Editor February 24, 2021

I used to think that I hated walking by myself. Sure, when I had a dog with me, I had to be paying attention, quieting barking, and ensuring that my furry companion wasn’t acquainting herself with some...

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In Defense of Life

Sophia Kyba, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

We live in a society where women are told that the embryo and fetus are not babies, and that they ought to abort their child if his or her birth would put any kind of pressure on them, social, professional,...

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The Church’s Struggle with Inclusion

Grace Richardson, News Editor February 20, 2021

When you were younger, did you ever imagine what your life would look like when you were grown up? Many envision the job they will have, where they will live, what to name their children, and who they...

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Witch-Hunt for Misogyny in Literature

Erika Kyba, Staff Writer January 10, 2021

Why is it so difficult, in the supposed age of female empowerment, to find a character of which mainstream feminist critics approve? Critics complain when a female protagonist is too kind. They complain...

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Words and White Fragility

Noel Wang, Co-Executive Editor January 10, 2021

Right up front, I’d like to emphasize that this article is in the Opinion section for a reason. I’ve wanted to write a Hot Takes on Race Opinion Article™ for a while, now, but it’s really...

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It’s Nice to be Nice–Until it Isn’t

A Defense of Calculated Rudeness
Edie Weinstein, Co-Executive Editor January 9, 2021
It’s not that we should stop telling kids to be nice—kindness is a beautiful thing that should be spread as much as possible—but we should stop using rhetoric that makes it sound like being kind is mandatory in all situations. 
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Performative Activism: Be an Active Activist

Julia Harms and Mairin O’Shaughnessy January 7, 2021

Performative activism can vary depending on person and cause, but this article will focus on how it is seen in social media. Performative activism is often found in the form of posts signaling support...

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The Importance (Or Lack Thereof) of Being in School During a Pandemic

Anna Holmes, Staff Writer January 7, 2021

2020 was quite the year. The main topic that emerged above all other catastrophes in 2020 has been the Covid-19 pandemic. With over 1.8 million deaths worldwide (so far), labeling this catastrophe as a...

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