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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...

Mike Pence is not normal

After Trump was elected, one sentiment that other students often expressed was that we were “lucky” that Mike Pence would be doing most of the political work of the presidencyRead More...

The Nike Pro Hijab enhances inclusivity

This year, Nike announced that they planned to launch a “Pro Hijab,” a headscarf meant for Muslim women to wear while exercising. The Nike Pro Hijab, slated to come out in 2018, Read More...

The problem with pugs

Most people who know me well know that I love dogs. It is one of my dreams to raise my own dog. While I would prefer to adopt a dog from a shelter, this is pretty much impossible for me sincRead More...

The problem with proving racists wrong

Before I begin this article, I want to point out that while I am the editor of the Opinions section, I will not turn down an opinion because I disagree with it. I understand that perfecRead More...

College students should promote the Act Relative to Sexual Violence

Unfortunately, most people don’t pay attention to state laws. Especially in the current presidential administration, the public and media focus is understandably directed Read More...

The public health cost of political fear

In this new presidential administration, many Americans are angry. This is especially true of black Americans, undocumented Americans and members of other marginalized commu… Read More...

Take kids to protests

A couple of weeks ago, a picture of a toddler at the Women’s March swept the Internet. This toddler was holding a sign that was clearly self-made, containing no words or recognizaRead More...

Our society needs hate crime legislation

On Jan. 29, Alexandre Bissonette walked into a Quebec City Islamic Cultural Center and opened fire. He killed six people and injured five. Twenty minutes after the shooting, Biss… Read More...

Women’s Marches and the meaning of unity

The day after the inauguration, the largest march in Washington, D.C.’s, history began. The D.C. Women’s March included about half a million participants, and had smaller s… Read More...

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