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Women’s Soccer Deserves Equal Pay

Women’s Soccer Deserves Equal Pay

Tori Bianco, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The U.S. men's soccer team failed to qualify for this summer's world cup.

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The Forgotten 3.4 Million Americans

The Forgotten 3.4 Million Americans

Paola Nagovitch, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Bickering aside, the U.S. and Puerto Rican governments need to prioritize the wellbeing of Puerto Ricans. The region must stop being politicized — 3.4 million U.S. citizens are suffering.

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Answer in Gerrymandering Case is Clear

Answer in Gerrymandering Case is Clear

Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under OPINION

However, the existence of those institutions does not excuse anti-democratic practices that bolster the power of politicians.

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Trump Disregards Military Members

Trump Disregards Military Members

Theo Wayt, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

The rhetoric of war may seem noble and glorious to power-drunk leaders like Trump, and his proposal to nuke ISIS may appeal to his horribly-misguided supporters, but war itself is far more than macho mouthing-off.

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Looming Large, Imperially Taking Charge

Looming Large, Imperially Taking Charge

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Under the current contentious political climate, tensions were especially high — and discussion was especially warranted — at the panel discussion event for KJCC's "Museum of the Old Colony" exhibit.

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“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

Jenny Levine, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Film

In a heartbreaking portrait of conservative southern politics, Dawn Porter's documentary "Trapped" looks into the restrictions placed on abortion clinics in the United States and the way it regulates women's bodies.

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Our Nukes Are Less Secure Than My Bike Is

Our Nukes Are Less Secure Than My Bike Is

Charles Moxley, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

History has shown that our nuclear policies need updating if we are to keep our country safe and maintain our status on the world stage.

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Colombia’s Drug Problem Isn’t US Responsibility

Colombia’s Drug Problem Isn’t US Responsibility

Connor Borden, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Although the United States and Colombia have cooperated in the past when providing to paramilitary assistance in pushing back the drug trade, the United States has overstepped their boundaries.

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Fight Against Boko Haram Must Be International

Fight Against Boko Haram Must Be International

Tegan Joseph Mosugu, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under OPINION

The international community needs to put pressure on the government when it comes to getting our girls back — not only to keep up military efforts, but also to make sure that corruption and bureaucracy do not get in the way of justice.

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The Ethical Case for an Open Heart

The Ethical Case for an Open Heart

Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Opinion editor Richard Shu argues that the West has the duty to accept more Syrian refugees.

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Fashion comes to Cuba with Karl Lagerfeld in 2017

Fashion comes to Cuba with Karl Lagerfeld in 2017

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Fashion Week

Is Cuba ready to be swept by the fashion world? Karl Lagerfeld says yes as Chanel plans to debut their next resort collection in the capital city of Havana.

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U.S. must choose better allies abroad

U.S. must choose better allies abroad

Patrick Seaman, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Given the Saudi Arabia's poor human rights record, they have no business heading up the UN's new human rights panel.

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