The Dark Side of PETA

By Ryan Ricks Here’s a question: when you think of an organization that supports animal rights and veganism, an organization that fights against animal cruelty, which organization do you think of? Chances are you thought of PETA, or People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. This organization is one of the largest and most popular […]

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  • Political Divineness and Identity Politics

    By Ryan Ricks As this article is being written and developed, America has just been released from its longest government shutdown to date, lasting longer than the previously held record of 3 weeks. One of the main reasons for this complete lack of agreement is the increasing divisiveness of the political parties and the rising […]

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  • CTE In the NFL

    By Jay Maturi “If I knew back then what I know now, I would have never played football. Never.” – Bo Jackson, NFL All-Star and MLB Left-Fielder “CTE is a progressive degenerative disease which afflicts the brain of people who have suffered repeated concussions and traumatic brain injuries, such as athletes who take part in […]

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  • Voter Suppression in the United States

    By Sarah Naidu The closely contested governor’s race in Georgia has attracted national attention because if Democrat Stacey Abrams were to win, she would become the nation’s first African-American female governor. However, this race has highlighted a larger problem of voter suppression. The Republican candidate for governor, Brian Kemp, has faced allegations of suppressing minority […]

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  • What to Do If You Feel Like Giving Up

    By Gloria Davidova As a society, we often get involved in activities or interests that may not interest us, but we are trying to follow a trend or please someone else. Whether that is a celebrity, friend, or family member, after some time has passed you lose interest and may ask yourself, What’s the point? […]

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  • Whitewashing in Hollywood

    by Ryan Ricks and Karen Wang Hollywood and Western media at large have always had a history of marginalizing and misrepresenting people of color and other minorities through whitewashing and the exclusion of non-white actors. But can whitewashing really be considered “history” and has Hollywood made progress in terms of representing people of color in […]

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  • Dreamer

    By Maddie Sersic Dreams are fascinating. Not the kind that we reminisce in the morning after we wake, but the kind that we can live. The type of dreams that are consistently paired with the words hope and want. These dreams that we aspire to and change our life around seem so important and relevant […]

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