Monthly Archives: November 2013

“Mirror Mirror On the Wall”

By: Saaron Ramirez Working at an Old Navy store allowed me to see the negative effects media has on young girls. As I collected clothes from fitting rooms, I saw an eight year old girl stand in front of a … Continue reading

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An Island Divided: 3 Reasons for Rising Tension between Haiti and Dominican Republic

By: Antoniqua Roberson-Dancy On November 26, 2013, a Haitian resident of the Dominican Republic was tied to a tree and beaten by Dominican government officials, while locals stood around to watch. Prior to his death, 350 Haitians or people of … Continue reading

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The Danger of Stereotypes: Three Ways to Avoid Microaggressions

“What are you?” It wasn’t the first time this question was directed at me, and I know it won’t be the last. I was with nine other American students studying abroad with a program reserved only for American students. So … Continue reading

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Falling Prey to Consumerism

By: Grace Hancock I did what I didn’t want to do. I went black Friday shopping at midnight after thanksgiving. I made sure I was in comfortable clothes, and I definitely wasn’t hungry. I even brought a cross-body purse so … Continue reading

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Why Is This Still Happening: The Prevalence of Blackface in Society Today

By: Grace Hancock It’s been almost a month since Halloween, but I still find myself thinking back to that weekend, and all the debate around appropriate Halloween costumes. I was proud to see the posters around campus featuring people from … Continue reading

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Turkey Instead of Hate Crimes

        By: Mariel Rowland November is the month when we eat candy everyday and say it’s because of Halloween. It is the month when we start wearing shades of brown to look like the turkeys we will … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Elizabeth Warren* Could Win the 2016 Presidential Race, If She Ran

By Lucy Feickert *Elizabeth Warren is a Democratic Senator from Massachusetts, in case you haven’t heard of her. 1. People like her. Well, people that know of her like her. According to an August Quinnipiac University poll, Warren was third … Continue reading

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