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To Protect and To Serve Whom, Exactly?

December 7, 2011 by

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By: Hanna Yi   “As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve mankind; to safeguard lives and property, to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder; and to respect the Constitutional rights of all men to liberty, equality, and justice.”   […]

Am I?

November 21, 2011 by

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No Vacancies: This Space Has Been Occupied, Part 2—Police Brutality

November 21, 2011 by

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By: K.B. Now that the Occupy Movement is gaining momentum and the media has finally started to give the protestors the attention they deserve, we are seeing many videos and articles surface on the issues of police brutality and excessive force. I, for one, am outraged that the police force who are employed by the taxpayers […]

“Are There Male Feminists?”

November 14, 2011 by

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By: Yann Esparron I was having dinner with my parents the other week, a simple dinner with no agenda, when my dad asked me how school and work were going. I started to tell him about all my classes, which are all Women’s Studies classes, and have a lot to do with my job. We […]

Don’t just consume the media—make it food for thought!

October 28, 2011 by

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By:  Dreamerjess147 The media, as a force of society, is extremely influential; and it grows more massive and more influential all the time.  I doubt this is a trend that can be slowed, stopped, or reversed. As I’ve grown up, I’ve realized that there is something profoundly wrong with today’s society: people rarely think for […]

Pink Ribbon Aggravation

October 17, 2011 by

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By dreamerjess147 Recently, I’ve heard a lot of people are confused by a lot of Facebook posts saying “I’m __ weeks and craving __”. Many people were similarly confused last year when people posted colors, such as “green” or “black”, or posted “I like it __”. Here’s an explanation. Supposedly, making confusing and partially suggestive […]