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Chronicling Joe Biden’s vendetta against recreational drug use

April 17, 2020

Joe Biden’s stance on cannabis and recreational drug use is not only prehistoric but also needlessly...

Representation of bigger bodies in Hollywood is here but is it too late for us?

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

April 16, 2019

Growing up in the 2000s as a thick girl was tough. Low cut jeans, midriffs and tiny two-piece swimsuits were in. Being thick was not. I grew up watching tall, thin, fair skinned white women on TV. There wasn’t any other representation other than the aforementioned. If there was, it wasn’t for teenagers. I recently began...

Mini Mite Miami Dolphins player Isaias Gonzalez II (left) pursues Mini Mite Washington Redskins player Malachai Cabrellis during a youth flag football game at Pop Warner Field, Oct. 25, 2014. The Redskins defeated the Dolphins. The youth flag football season runs through November. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Kristen Wong)

The Participation Dilemma

February 2, 2016

I’m not a fan of celebrating mediocrity. There is nothing to gain from singing the praises of averagen...

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