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Activism and cynicism

The Labor Day weekend is one of those perfect long weekends when the gas prices are down and the weight of the semester...

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The abnormal “normal”

Normal isn’t really a yardstick by itself. It’s a standard we create based on a stereotype. In conversation, we’ll often hear people saying...


Immigrant kids are not criminals

Between the influx of migrant children fleeing Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and Costa Rica making it to the semifinals in the world...


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