Columns

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Recently, I realized all of the American history classes I’ve been enrolled in thus far have taught primarily white American history. In my history classes, the teacher would briefly touch on the Trail of Tears, talk even more briefly about Japanese internment camps and discuss slavery.

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At this point, it hardly feels like a headline since it happens so cyclically: Republicans are once again trying to defund Planned Parenthood, the largest provider of reproductive health care and sex education in the United States.

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In preparation for writing my previous column,  “A 21st Century Science Course,” I interviewed Yuri Popov, a lecturer for two sections of Physics 140.

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Now approaching nearly 80 years since the Holocaust, this time period remains a sensitive and poignant topic for millions of Jews, Slavs and other marginalized groups who were subject to the repressive, violent racial ideology of the Nazis.

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On Feb. 14, 2018, 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. were killed by former student Nikolas Cruz.

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The first song that made me feel like a woman was “Can’t Hold Us Down” by singers Christina Aguilera and Lil’ Kim. I was about 12 years old, and despite how young I was, the lyrics struck my heart so deeply that I remember almost every detail about that day.

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The unusually persistent national focus on gun control has given rise to online satire of proposals — particularly in Florida — to arm teachers as a countermeasure for mass shootings.

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Over the past couple of months, a series of articles published by the Detroit Free Press has exposed several controversial practices re

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During their respective seasons, I watch both “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.” I’m pretty invested in the franchise. I love the drama, the mindlessness and the excuse to hang out with my friends, snack and procrastinate on a weeknight.

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“We are going to be the kids you read about in textbooks!”