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Participant in Boston’s Women’s March addresses march culture

Participant in Boston’s Women’s March addresses march culture

Joia Putnoi, Contributing Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

Following President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, the Women’s March on Washington took place. Sparking hundreds of other marches of solidarity across the globe, from Ghana to Antarctica, the movement unified women as they marched to display that during this crucial period in our world, there is n...

Which style are you?

Which style are you?

Bertina Xue, Layout and Social Media Manager
January 30, 2017
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Gag Reflex

Gag Reflex

Sarah Groustra, Arts Writing Editor
January 29, 2017
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Showcase

President Trump signed an order that banned immigrants  from seven Middle Eastern countries on Jan. 27. The speed at which people were affected by the executive order was halting and sickeningly rapid. American citizens who were in the air when the order was signed suddenly were denied access into the cou...

Trump’s first 100 days

Trump’s first 100 days

Sarah Groustra, Arts Writing Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

It is an unprecedented time in America. On June 16, 2015, a businessman known for his explosive personality, lavish hotel chains and fascinating helmet of hair now stands on Capitol Hill as the figurehead and leader of our country. Donald J. Trump is accompanied by a “cabinet of horrors,” a ...

Student discusses benefits of a busy schedule

Student discusses benefits of a busy schedule

Maansi Patel, Contributing Writer
January 19, 2017
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      There is a saying, high schoolers have to make a choice. They can have two of the following three: school, sleep or a social life. There is some truth to that saying. I am not telling you that you must pick between them, I am telling you that it is a struggle to find balance with busy schedu...

Meme Monday #2

Meme Monday #2

Jillian Goldstein, Opinion's Writing Editor
January 16, 2017
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Are you an expert on Sagamore slang?

Are you an expert on Sagamore slang?

Bertina Xue, Layout and Social Media Manager
January 12, 2017
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Granddaughter of Cuban exiles reflects on Fidel Castro’s death

Granddaughter of Cuban exiles reflects on Fidel Castro’s death

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
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“Man loves liberty, even if he does not know that he loves it. He is driven by it and flees from where it does not exist.” José Martí Cuban national hero and poet 1853-1895          Nov. 25, 2016, will be forever remembered as the day Fidel Castro died. For many, Castro repres...

Meme Monday #1

Meme Monday #1

Jillian Goldstein, Opinions Writing Editor
January 9, 2017
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Student argues for nipple equality

Maya Morris
January 4, 2017
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Full cup, demi cup, convertible, adhesive, strapless, lined and the unforgettable push-up bra; an endless variety cover runways and the media. We see the romanticism of bra’s everywhere— any skinny young model in a lingerie ad can attest to it. Women are surrounded by influences that tell us “t...

Media reinforces unattainable beauty ideals for Black women

Maya Morris
January 4, 2017
Filed under Opinions

You are wildly respected and appreciated amongst society for breaking the stereotypes of the media with your new TV show, “How to Get Away with Murder.” In the show, actress Viola Davis plays the role of a powerful Black woman named Annalise Keating, a lawyer whose strength is exercised through ...

America’s voters cling to polarized priorities

America’s voters cling to polarized priorities

Jason Altshuler, Breaking New and Arts Writing Editor
December 19, 2016
Filed under Opinions

In American politics, both “sides” have their priorities. Both have issues on which they base their votes. And both see the other side’s votes as directly repudiating the values they stand for. For us liberals, it is easy to discount the voters who supported a disrespectful man as intolerant...

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