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Fast fashion brings hidden dangers

Fashion is everywhere. It can be found in a window on the way to school, in magazines, on the sides of busses, and all over the internet. Posters of women in cable knit sweaters and the newest shoe trend surround us, yet we rarely question where it all comes from. The answer? Generally anywhere but

“Alternative facts” are dangerous lies

True or false? 2+2=5. While this sounds completely ridiculous, with the rise of “alternative facts,” the line between fact and fiction begins to blur. Kellyanne Conway (U.S. Counselor to the President) coined the term “alternative facts” on January 22nd, during a Meet the Press interview. Conway was defending the White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer,

College athletes deserve to be paid for their services

Many student athletes, particularly football and men’s basketball players, play college sports at significant risk to themselves and their professional futures. If these student athletes are injured, their careers could be over, and but they play their hardest and still aren’t paid for their services, an unfair deal which allows universities to generate huge profit

The Women’s March leaves necessary voices out

It’s been a month since the Women’s March, an event that made history. It was the largest march ever organized for the advancement of women, and the messages that were sent did not go unheard. In photographs, pink “pussy hats” and signs that embrace the female body go as far as the eye can see.

“Triggered” jokes cause real harm

“Oh my god, I’m triggered!” These are words that we hear on a daily basis about everything from a math test to Beyonce getting pregnant with twins. Being “triggered” is basically saying that whatever you’re talking about has caused some sort of emotional response. They may seem harmless, but in reality saying “triggered” as a

The problem with the White House’s Holocaust statement

  Donald Trump released a brief statement to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day a couple of weeks ago. However, his statement was missing one key word: Jews. Many people realized this upon the statement’s release, and a lot of complaints started to flood in as a result. However, despite the complaints, Trump and his administration

College legacies give some applicants unfair advantage

Getting into a competitive college is a difficult challenge facing millions of high school seniors around the country. But what if you had something that was sure to give you that extra push? Something that almost doubled your chances at getting in? The secret might just lie in your parents’ college experience, through a system

New year, same you?

New year, new me. This is the mindset of a lot of people as they write their resolutions for the upcoming 12 months. These lists give people goals to strive for, but most just make one to say they did. Some people stick to their resolutions, most don’t. The concept of resolutions dates back to

SATIRE: One mouse, one job: My Journey

I open my eyes, wipe away the excess fur, and take a deep breath. It’s a new day. I kiss my loving wife and son goodbye, and head out to do my job- terrorizing the students of Woodrow Wilson High. You might ask why I choose to spend my days doing this profession. Do I

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