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Political correctness divides students on campus

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Donna Lugo

November 29, 2016

Students on campus are divided on whether political correctness is necessary so as to not offend others or rather if it is a form of censorship.Women are frequently used as examples of what being "too politically correct" can mean. Women's responses to sexism often get dismissed as being, "too politicall...

Nothing good comes from street harassment

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Crystal Lambert

November 12, 2014

I remember one of the first times I experienced street harassment.  I was 16, just got my driver’s license, and had stopped at a convenience store to pick up a snack. I was browsing an aisle when an older gentleman stepped between myself and the selection of chips I was looking at. “Damn, girl!...

Race still matters in the college admissions process

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Calvin Ratana

April 16, 2014

“Affirmative action was the government’s first and only program that attempted to combat institutional racism.” Those words rang loud in my head, as my high school teacher taught my class the history of affirmative action and what the program is. And as the years progressed, I started to see why my...

Hip-hop is resistance against the inequalities in society

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Luis Rivas

April 2, 2014

When I tell people that hip-hop can save the world, I am usually met with confused looks, blank stares or people rolling their eyes. But it’s true. Hip-hop can fight against racism, sexism and other injustices. Here’s how: First step is to forget everything you think you may know about hip-hop. I want you to clear out all the top billboard hip-hop hit...

Chivalry is not dead, just underground

Chivalry is not dead, just underground

Jake Fredericks

October 27, 2013

Opening and holding open a door for a woman, pulling out a chair for her to be seated, offering to hang up her coat at a social venue, riding a horse. These are all acts that align with chivalrous behavior. Riding a horse isn’t an act of chivalry, you say? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary...

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