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Meme Obsession Has Reached An Unhealthy Peak

Meme Obsession Has Reached An Unhealthy Peak

By Melanie Pineda, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While we may be laughing at the current state memes have placed our most important communication tool in, we can’t keep pretending that this joke is funny forever, and we definitely can’t keep ignoring when the joke goes too far.

Trump Surrogates Erode Trust In Political Process

Trump Surrogates Erode Trust In Political Process

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Donald Trump’s surrogates are a haphazard group of political and cultural eccentrics, most of whom have little to no knowledge of or experience in politics.

Alvarez Defeat Shows Millennial Activism is Alive and Well

Alvarez Defeat Shows Millennial Activism is Alive and Well

By Matthew Perry, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Young people, especially young people of color, are turning their political visions into reality in profound ways across the nation. Their advocacy is not constrained solely to social media and protesting chalked messages — it directly yields tangible political change.

Campaign shifts needed for millenial vote

Campaign shifts needed for millenial vote

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board

November 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Millennials are drawn to vote by pressing issues, and politicians must remember this shift in voter sentiment when they campaign.