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Whitman’s sexual assault investigation process failed me

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Dec 11, 2014

Earlier this year The Pioneer published a story about survivors of sexual assault on campus who reported their assaults to the administration. The following is a first-hand account from one of the ... (more)


Kim Kardashian’s Butt + Open-Mindedness

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I have not always described myself as the most “feminist” person. Sure, I participated in ... (more)

Online forum harassment

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In my last column, I mentioned that after Anita Sarkeesian began calling out misogyny in ... (more)

Biracial identity leads to unexpected privileges

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I’m biracial. While I love my identity, sometimes having multiple ethnicities leaves me feeling like ... (more)

Obama promises immigration reform

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President Obama gave a speech about his immigration plan on Nov. 20, focusing on border ... (more)



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Video game publishers more to blame for objectification of women than game buyers

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These inclinations towards harassment and death threats do not reflect male gamers as a whole. ... more...


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Modern meditators receive tangible benefits

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This column is dedicated to all the people who know, deep down, that meditating (or ... more...


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Casting biased in favor of cisgender actors limits transgender actors’ opportunities

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If casting directors refuse to consider transgender actors for cisgender roles, it seems particularly cruel ... more...