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They Said “Go Back to China” and I Said No
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They Said “Go Back to China” and I Said No

 On April 3, 2017, the poster pictured to the left was found on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It specifically accused Chinese students of cheating, misrepresenting their skills, and “unethically” burping and farting. When I saw this news, I couldn’t even grasp my feelings towards this issue. I […]

Three killed in LGBTQ arrests in Chechnya
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Three killed in LGBTQ arrests in Chechnya

Over the weekend, over one hundred LGBTQ people in the Russian state of Chechnya were arrested and imprisoned after the Chechen government imposed a crackdown on homosexuality. According to the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, an additional three people were killed in the raids. The response across the globe, particularly […]

The World’s First Human Head Transplant: ​Fountain of Youth or Scientific Abuse?
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The World’s First Human Head Transplant: ​Fountain of Youth or Scientific Abuse?

This upcoming December, Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero plans to achieve the impossible. The doctor recently revealed plans to undertake a feat so dangerous and unpredictable that it has never been attempted before in the history of mankind. Canavero will pioneer the world’s first ever human head transplant, an extensive 36 hour […]

Science Is a Liar Sometimes: Is Earth Flat?
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Science Is a Liar Sometimes: Is Earth Flat?

NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND—New Orleans faced more than spectacular dunks, barrages of three-pointers, and players’ underwhelming defense this latest NBA All-Star Weekend. Kyrie Irving, the starting point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers, shook the (flat) Earth with his ground-breaking new theory: the Earth is flat. The former student athlete of the […]

The Three Definitely Real Stories You’ll Tell Your BC Friends About Spring Break
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The Three Definitely Real Stories You’ll Tell Your BC Friends About Spring Break

If you’re sitting at Mac with your homeboys while they’re telling you about all the crazy things they did over spring break and you realize your week consisted of three meals a day, Netflix, and sleep, you’ve clicked on the right article. For all of you who need a “so […]