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Confronting the myth of “reverse racism”

October 30, 2020

Racism can be easily presented in two forms: systemic and individual, systemic meaning certain systems of oppression that have developed over time to prevent minorities from obtaining specific everyday...

Performative activism: how not to go about social media advocacy

June 17, 2020

In the era of social media, it has become increasingly common for users to utilize their platforms in offering support for various movements and causes. After the tragic death of George Floyd at the hands...

Why the Asian-American community has to stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

June 17, 2020

Right in front of the scene where George Floyd was murdered by Derek Chauvin, Tou Thao, an Asian-American police officer of Hmong descent, heard the struggles of George Floyd right beside him. Instead...

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we need print books more than ever

June 17, 2020

As work and methods of communication have rapidly shifted online in response to stay-at-home orders across America, the time spent in front of a screen has majorly increased as well. The importance of...

Beaches should not reopen amidst COVID-19

June 17, 2020

Amidst the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic, many crucial decisions are being made determining what will open within the next few weeks, or what will remain closed. Many businesses have either closed or have...

Death with dignity

This political cartoon represents both sides of the death with dignity argument.
June 15, 2020

A quick death. A way out. An end to suffering, but only for the terminally ill. Death with dignity is an opinion that is often debated. In many of the states, it is against the law, seen as a crime, but...

University of Texas at Austin (Southern Region)

University of Texas at Austin (Southern Region)
June 15, 2020

As a prospective student of the University of Texas at Austin, the situation in the state concerns me. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has already re-opened the state, but it has just had its largest single-day...

Rutgers University and Temple University (Tri-State Area)

Rutgers University and Temple University (Tri-State Area)
June 15, 2020

With New Jersey following New York in the highest number of coronavirus cases, its colleges are scrambling to make a decision on whether to open for the fall semester.  There have been 148,000 positive...

Syracuse University (Upstate New York Region)

Syracuse University (Upstate New York Region)
June 15, 2020

Currently reigning first in U.S. coronavirus cases and deaths,  New York began a reopening of three regions on May 15. As of May 19, New York totalled over 360,000 confirmed cases and over 20,000 deaths....

Our take on the 2020-2021 season

Fall sports are hoping to be able to start there season according to schedule, although the chances of this happening are not in their favor.
June 15, 2020

As summer sports training is expected to start for all high school teams on July 13th, there is speculation that the fall sports season will be unable to start on time. Summer practices have already been...

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