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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 communities. The histories and reasons behind their fear and anger are too numerous to count, but one … Read More...

The Rose’s spring lineup is expected to delight and amuse across many media

The Rose Art Museum opens its spring exhibitions to the public on Thursday, Feb. 16. In anticipation of the museum’s semester opening, a preview has been composed of the upcoming artists and displays. The Rose will showcase works from the Read More...

Basketball’s Cooper ’18 reaches 1,000 points

On Sunday, Feb. 5, Jordan Cooper ’18 successfully made a free throw, with 26.3 seconds left in the second half of the men’s basketball game against University of Rochester, for his 1,000th point. Cooper ended the home game with 1,001 Read More...

‘Hidden Figures’ commands the box office with its casting, visuals and lessons

One of the most talked about movies in theaters right now is “Hidden Figures.” The movie is relevant for several reasons: The plot revolves around the important topics of racism and, to a lesser degree, sexism; it was number one Read More...

Sociology Prof. Vijayakumar advises on student activism, effecting change

Prof. Gowri Vijayakumar, a sociology professor with a focus in gender and sexuality, currently teaches a class called Protest, Politics and Change: Social Movements, which focuses on activism across many contexts. The class falls at a unique and opportune time, Read More...

‘The Assignment’ plot insensitive, an injustice to trans community

“The Assignment” is a movie starring Michelle Rodriguez and Sigourney Weaver.
Rodriguez is a cisgender woman playing hitman Frank Kitchen, a cisgender man who unknowingly undergoes surgery to become a woman. Frank Kitchen’s involuntarily gender confirmation surgery is performed by … Read More...

24-hour video game marathon for NAMI surpasses fundraising goal

“I’m telling you guys, next year, 48 hours,” joked Riely Allen ’18. “No,” his suitemates quickly replied in unison, still reeling from the tiring endeavor of the day before.

The marathon began at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 and … Read 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, Bissonette turned himself in to police. This was the most recent in … Read More...

‘Fool for Thought’ WSRC exhibit stuns with puns, underlying messages

Performance artist Pat Oleszko, whose art is on display in the Women’s Studies Research Center (WSRC), unraveled the absurdity of her work to a full house in the Kniznick Gallery on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Faced with a burning bra, boob … 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 sister marches in almost every major city in the country. Naturally, a protest this … Read More...

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