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A Banksy Tea Party

Anaum Salman, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

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The scene was set. Red curtains, tattered British flags, tables decorated with cakes and biscuits-- the only pops of color in a dying country. The long tables, with child refugees playing their parts as ‘guests of honor’. All celebrating the event that began a century long war- The Balfour Declaration.

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Sexual assault allegations infiltrate Washington

Isabelle Kozubowski, Opinions Editor

November 28, 2017

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America has already made its decision in regards to powerful men taking advantage of young women by electing Donald Trump as president although he has more than fifteen sexual misconduct accusations and at least three ongoing lawsuits.

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Surviving Thanksgiving dinner

Katelyn Sajewicz, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2017

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 Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to come together with the family, share such healthy food slathered in grease, and laugh over murdered animals.  But most of all, Thanksgiving is a time to politely discuss the current political climate.  

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Firing shots at gun control

Paige Schepperley, Creative Director

November 17, 2017

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Chaos hit the streets of Las Vegas on October 1, when a gunman opened fire on a group of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. Hidden high and tucked away in a hotel room on the thirty-second floor, he set off over...

Who will help the Rohingya?

Adeola Owokoniran, News Editor

November 6, 2017

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Situated in Southeast Asia bordering China, Thailand, and Nepal sits Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. Known for its many natural parks and lakes and the golden Shwedagon Pagoda, the country has been in the news lately; not for...

Remembering a legend: Marsha P. Johnson

Montia Daniels, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 2, 2017

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Knowing the history of a community helps us better understand it today. LGBT+ history has been taken out of the history books. By understanding the contributions of Marsha P. Johnson, the initiator of the LGBT+ movement, we can b...

Drawing a line between a prank and a hate crime

Anaum Salman, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

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They should not be taken lightly, nor should they be ignored as that only fuels the divisions between students.

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DeVos rescinds Title IX

Katelyn Sajewicz, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2017

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 The way that America views sexual assault must change and victims of sexual assault should not be afraid to speak up--which is what the Obama administration attempted to do with Title IX.

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