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A Brighter Future, A Legacy Defined: President Obama’s Last State of the Union
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A Brighter Future, A Legacy Defined: President Obama’s Last State of the Union

This, President Obama’s final State of the Union, stands out as drastically different from the previous years’ speeches. The tone is also incredibly different from the campaigns that are currently going on to replace the president; the State of the Union was used by Obama to tout his legacy and remain […]

Don’t Tell Me How to Talk: Why We Need to Stop Policing Young Women’s Voices
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Don’t Tell Me How to Talk: Why We Need to Stop Policing Young Women’s Voices

The latest innovation to capitalize on the insecurity of women isn’t another cosmetic or diet product; in fact, it’s aimed at empowerment. “Just Not Sorry” is an email extension that aims to “strengthen” the speech of women by removing “undermining” vocabulary from their emails, or rather, underlining phrases like “I’m […]

Change in the Wrong Direction: Reviewing the Safe Campus Act
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Change in the Wrong Direction: Reviewing the Safe Campus Act

Earlier this week, former Senator Trent Lott (R – Miss.) was hired by a group of national fraternity organizations working together to pass the Safe Campus Act, a bill proposed over the summer that would essentially limit sexual abuse investigations on college campuses. Spearheaded by three federal representatives, Matt Salmon […]