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Why aren't people with disabilities represented in media?

People are becoming increasingly aware of the lack of representation in media of historically underrepresented groups — women, people of color and the LGBTQ community. Many activists have stepped up to demand...


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University expansion leaves UCC behind

I’ve been coping with anxiety for so long, my anxieties have anxiety. Now that it’s the middle of the semester, let me share a small, accessible selection of issues I’m anxious about:...


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Bridging the gap between on and off campus

Binghamton University is a school where students complain about a lack of spirit and engagement. It is as if a common bond forms between students over complaining about BU, rather than sharing...


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The importance of utilizing mental health services

To those reading this who are struggling to get by each day, who can’t seem to make it to class or get their work done on time, who may have difficulty forming...


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Rejecting the new normal

Since Columbine, over 150,000 students have experienced a school shooting. For us, the idea of hiding for your life with gunshots around you does not conjure up the image of a war...


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What happens if we don't talk about guns?

President Donald Trump responded to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida by addressing the need “to help secure our schools, and tackle the difficult issue of mental...


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A bigger brain isn't better

A common argument as to why humans are superior to all other species is that we possess higher intelligence. While this argument may make sense upon first consideration, I believe that it...


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My identity is none of your business

In 2013, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that 9 million Americans self-identify as multiracial. The people of this diverse community come in different shapes, sizes, ages, races, colors — the list goes...


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Trump's proposed changes to SNAP don't benefit recipients

Yet again, some of the United States’ most vulnerable citizens are being targeted. The Trump administration proposed a change to the current Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that would eliminate much of...


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Considering more than just a major

Imagine a world in which employers only looked at one’s college major to determine if they are the proper candidate for a certain job. In this world, no other attributes, such as...