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Politics are hard. Every policy has intersections of class, gender, sexual orientation, race and ethnicity and it’s always bound to make someone angry. It’s supposed to be, because politics effects every single human on this Earth personally. Obviously, some…

More Than a Statistic

One in four women will be sexually assaulted by the time she graduates. When my brother went to college, the talk my parents had with him was about drinking and doing well in school. I had the same talk…

Putting the Stud in Student

You get out what you put in. I’m sure you’ve heard some form of this quote throughout your time living on this planet. As cheesy and simple of a statement this is, I have found through 19 years of…

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The Millennial Witch Trials

As an avid Twitter user, I stumble upon a great deal of trending hashtag topics throughout the day. The other day as I was laughing at the daily memes and tweets about how early it is, I noticed a…

Colin Kaepernick and Patriotism

As many of you may know (if you follow the news), San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand up for the national anthem. Kaepernick’s own words behind the act were “I am not going to stand up to…

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Representation Matters

There is a real issue with representation in the media for women, POC, LGBTQ members and all the intersectionality that comes along with that. I am a straight, cis, white, passing, half-Irish and half-Mexican woman. I can look at…

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Pride vs. Progress

It’s easy to point fingers at Donald Trump and be astonished at the incredulous things he says, but how often do you notice the subtle digs and aggressions toward women, LGBTQ and people of color on the daily? I…