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NCAA gymnastics requirements favor wealthier athletes

After the 2016 Olympics, many of the nation’s elite gymnasts went off to college, where they now compete for NCAA teams. Madison Kocian, who won one gold and one silver medal in Ri… Read More...

America isn’t falling for rebranded bigotry

Journalist Gary Younge says that he took a “risk worth taking” when he decided to interview famed white supremacist Richard Spencer. The interview happened last July at a con… Read More...

Famous men and the hypocritical response to Harvey Weinstein

After the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal broke, men all over Hollywood have come out against the influential producer. While some of these men mean well, their stateRead More...

Only sustained public pressure can end Reddit hate speech

Americans are reluctant to take Reddit seriously. They see the website as primarily populated by mid-twenties male losers living in their parents’ basements, typing racist r… Read More...

America’s gentrification problem will require a large-scale solution

American cities are struggling with the dual issues of gentrification and homelessness. Google defines gentrification as “the process of renovating a district so that it con… Read More...

#TakeAKnee and the patriotism of protest

This week, hundreds of NFL players knelt during the national anthem in protest of growing racist sentiment in America. The protests were inspired by former 49’s quarterback Co… Read More...

Environmental racism is not a joke

A disturbing trend has been sweeping right-wing media that combines anti-environmental sentiment, racism and hatred of college students and protest movements. Right-wing Yo… Read More...

Artists deserve to be paid more

One of the most important debates in the modern music industry is that on intellectual property rights. Intellectual property rights are expressed in the art and music worlds thr… Read More...

Patriotism and Nationalism in the Boston Common

I attended at the anti-white supremacy rally in Boston on Aug. 19. The rally involved about 40,000 counter-protesters responding to a group of only about 40 neo-Nazis attending a … Read More...

On better birth control options

The birth control pill is falling out of favor. This is happening for several reasons. Firstly, the pill is high maintenance, demanding that patients remember to take the pill at tRead More...

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