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Following diverse TikTok creators can expand limited worldviews

I know this is going to sound stupid, but hear me out: TikTok has given me a glimpse into diversity from my very sheltered and ethnically homogenous background. Instead of only getting...


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Interference in foreign governments has deadly consequences

In October, while America was preparing for the most important election in our modern history, Bolivia was trying to vote out its tyrannical, United States-backed, interim president, Jeanine Añez. Añez, “who believes...


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More must be done to mitigate COVID-19’s financial impact

We wade further and further into an almost dystopian society filled with civil unrest and longing for change against a bigoted police state. All this, while being governed by an icon to...


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Term limits are not a legislative cure-all

The U.S. Congress is broken. Partisan tensions are at an all time high. Congressional leadership on both sides of the aisle is dominated by career politicians well over “retirement age,” who are...


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The meaning of the Trump presidency may evolve over time

This November’s presidential election will be, in many respects, the most consequential election of the century so far. President Donald Trump, while a highly divisive and controversial figure in current American politics,...


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Logic can clear up the murkiness surrounding political choices

I’m taking a course in logic this semester — an intro course so I’m by no means an expert. It should be noted that logic views the world through a particular sort...


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The MCU has more serious concerns than Chris Pratt being “canceled”

Since 2016, the online culture of “canceling” celebrities has been on the rise. Popular names like Ellen DeGeneres, Shane Dawson, Jeffree Star and Jimmy Fallon have been called out this year for...


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Mental health must also be a priority during the pandemic

It’s a warm, crisp fall day. The sun illuminates red, orange and yellow as its rays seep through the leaves. People walk around in masks on their way to work or while...


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This election is much more than battle for the presidency

There is a malignancy — a term I do not use lightly — plaguing this country, and it has spread throughout nearly every element of the superstructure, particularly amid our media landscape,...


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The American democratic process is riddled with obstacles

With election day coming shortly, it is important to remember that even in the best of circumstances, American democracy is extremely flawed. Anti-democratic measures and biases are pervasive in both the United...