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Glue Saves Man From Deadly Fall

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Alayna Vander

Maybe we should help him down? I’m posting this message on Facebook from my phone in hopes that someone will read it and help me. All you people have done is like and share my posts! I’m not joking around on this one. I’m seriously hanging over downtown NYC right now. I attempted to take […]

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Black Churches Still Burning

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Meredith Nash

Acts of hate surface after election of President-elect Trump Whether you’re terrified, angered or thrilled with the news, Donald Trump has been elected president. Despite that headline taping itself all over every news agency back on November 6, a tragic backlash of the insanity in this election occurred. An one hundred and eleven year old […]

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Beautiful is Harlem

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Kecia Romiel

by Kecia Romiel I lived in a one-bedroom polygon in a place where black was beautiful. Unless you didn’t have a pretty face. Unless you didn’t have manageable hair. Or you didn’t smack your Vaseline covered lips every time you finished a sentence. I was in-between. I was in between beautiful and sickly, when my […]

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Catherine Colgan

How lack of rehabilitation leads to a vicious cycle of recidivism The Clink. The Big House. The Slammer. There are many names for prison. Yet, with significant recidivism rates and overpopulation, perhaps “Revolving Door” would be a more appropriate choice. While prisons are a staple of the justice system, the incarcerated are often pushed out […]

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life in the morning

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Mila Phelps-Friedl

by Mila Phelps-Friedl there is this moment just between waking and sleeping when you can feel everything. from the constriction and expansion of your lungs to the cotton fibers pressed against your cheek, the staleness of the air against your lips and the gum of mascara built up between the lash and the bleary blue […]

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Oil, Imperialism and Indigenous Rights

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Mila Phelps-Friedl

Pipeline protests accumulate national attention “The demand is straightforward: The Army Corps should not grant the final permit, the one required to put the pipeline under the Missouri River. If the company insists on finding a new route, then the whole project should undergo a rigorous environmental impact review … Things should be done properly […]

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Dead Band Walking

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Amber Raiken

The rise and inevitable fall of bands in the mainstream Music continues to evolve everyday singer after singer, and one way music has been exposed is through bands. Bands have always been around before and even during this current generation. However, not all bands can last forever. Within pop music, some bands like One Direction […]

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The Flaws of Free the Nipple

Posted on November 9th, 2016 by Lizzy Ring

Inequality among boobie pix Breasts are not sex organs. They are not sexual until censored. In fact, my closest female friends and I send each other snapchats of our boobs almost daily. We’re cute and young, and we love our tits and each others’ tits. We are modern women, freeing the nipple and loving it. […]

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RAW FROM THE SAW – Album Review: A Seat at the Table

Posted on November 9th, 2016 by John Jacobson

By John Jacobson, Social Media Editor Solange’s third studio album came as a surprise to the music community. After her sister Beyoncé’s visual album Lemonade made waves, Solange’s A Seat at the Table acted as a response to Lemonade’s presented ideas of blackness and womanhood in American music. A Seat at the Table is as […]

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Appropriating Patriotism

Posted on November 9th, 2016 by Isabella Grullon

How the conflation of patriotism and nationalism has militarized society In 2008, a baseball fan in Yankee Stadium was forcibly ejected by an officer for trying to go to the bathroom while “God Bless America” was playing during the 7th inning stretch. The man was Bradford Campeau-Laurion, a Boston Red Sox fan living in New […]

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