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We should discuss all aspects of a celebrity's past, good and bad

“First, I want to apologize directly to the young woman involved in this incident. I want to apologize to her for my behavior that night and for the consequences she has suffered...


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Trump's new 'deal of the century' is anything but

President Donald Trump released his Middle East peace plan last Tuesday, a move that enraged many Palestinians. While he calls it the “deal of the century,” Palestinians weren’t a part of the...


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Letter to the Editor: In response to 'Congressman Tom Reed and BU President Harvey Stenger discuss free-speech on campus'

Editor’s note: This letter to the editor was written by multiple members of the Frances Beal Society. There is simply no other way to put this: Turning Point USA (TPUSA) is a...


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TikTok has a massive influence on the music industry

You may pretend to dislike TikTok, but the app is probably on your phone. I know that because it’s on mine. Additionally, TikTok already had 500 million monthly users when it merged...


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'Critical service' is the most effective way to help others

Community service and volunteering are important activities that can be invaluable to a community and the many thousands of people who benefit from the service. Students often get involved by organizing toy...


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United States' involvement in Iran continues to be dishonest and damaging

Iran has been at the forefront of conversation and political debate recently. While politicians bought by the military industrial complex make outlandish rationalizations, tensions between Tehran and Washington continue to swell. Recently,...


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Explicit content warnings shouldn't deter artists from controversy

Controversy has always been a consuming influence when it comes to art, and when it comes down to the performing arts, music is certainly no exception. From N.W.A.’s “F**k tha Police,” “Killing...


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Bail reform is but the first repair to a broken penal system

Arguably, criminal justice reform is becoming vogue. In part thanks to celebrities like Kim Kardashian West, who visited the White House to discuss criminal justice reform, it is clear that there is...


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When left untreated, mental health in college will not improve on its own

The public image of American college culture has long been one of hedonistic legends; from movies like “Animal House” and “Pitch Perfect,” to websites like College Confidential, the media we consume is...


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Animal fur in clothing should be reserved for those who need it

t’s that time of year again — temperatures are dropping, the days are shorter and Canada Goose jackets are out in all their glory, ready to battle the frigid cold. Canada Goose...