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Maia Watkins: Addressing Rape Culture

Maia Watkins: Addressing Rape Culture

Maia Watkins
May 21, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The following is an Op-Ed by junior Maia Watkins.  I’m Maia. You may know me as an artist, as a bread baker, the student that spammed the community listserv with Bernie emails, a cyclist, photographer, classmate, friend. I’m also a survivor of sexual assault. I’m angry. And that anger is ... Read more »

Nepotism Stunts Latin American Political Development

Jose Guerrero Coronado, Columnist
May 5, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

In Latin America, politics does not attract talented citizens. Most of them prefer to pursue other social projects, or simply migrate to other countries like the USA.

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Board Editorial: Freedom of the Press

May 5, 2016
Filed under OPINION

In Latin America, politics does not attract talented citizens. Most of them prefer to pursue other social projects, or simply migrate to other countries like the USA.

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Difficult Conversations Must Welcome Experienced Voices

Ben Shoemake, Columnist
May 5, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

When the voices most essential to the conversation belong to people who don't feel safe coming to the table, we need to make the table safer.

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Guardian’s Climate Campaign Fails to Challenge NeoLiberal Status Quo

Olivia Gilbert, Columnist
May 5, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

It is painful to see a major news outlet ignore questions that need to be asked and criticisms that need to see the light of day—it is painful because it happens over and over again in the media.

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In Defense of Sadness

Alya Bohr, Columnist
April 28, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Accepting sadness adds poignancy to life, makes us more creative, and helps us find and discover ourselves.

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Hillary’s Femdom Does Not Merit a Vote

Katy Wills, Columnist
April 28, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Clinton’s identity as a woman does not stand as a legitimate reason to elect her president of the United States, but it’s the reason many feminists do stand by.

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What it means to be American

What it means to be American

Peggy Li, Columnist
April 28, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Clinton’s identity as a woman does not stand as a legitimate reason to elect her president of the United States, but it’s the reason many feminists do stand by.

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Trump Manipulates Evangelicals

Sean Hannah, Columnist
April 21, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Evangelical Christianity emphasizes love and a mission to spread the word of God, so it is blatantly ironic that Trump’s supporters are so ready to accept his proposed laws that limit Mexican and Muslim Immigration.

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International Sport Competitions Hinder Latin American Development

Jose Coronado, Columnist
April 21, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

In my point of view Brazil made the mistake many latin americans, individuals, and nations, do – they tried to hard to put a good moment on exposition.

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Reactions to North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law Detract from Bigger Issue

Ben Shoemake, Columnist
April 21, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

What interests me most, though, aren't the particularities of the bill or the conversations surrounding it, but the complete and total lack of perspective surrounding trans rights in general, which these recent events have served to make apparent.

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Embracing the Unexpected

Peggy Li, Columnist
April 14, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

We like to think, as people, that we have a great degree of control over our lives.

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