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Why Are We Blaming Jordyn Woods?

Robert Kukla, Arts & Life Editor

March 21, 2019

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  Another celebrity scandal going viral on the internet, this time it’s cheating allegations involving Jordyn Woods and Tristan Thompson, Khloe Kardashian’s ex-boyfriend. It was reported that the Kardashians had severed ties with Woods as a result of her alleged affair. They, along with their fans, have also p...

Nike and Serena Williams call for “crazy women”

Jacklyn Nowotnik

March 20, 2019

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  Nike is still riding the train of controversial ads, first with Colin Kaepernick and now with Serena Williams’ whose new commercial calls out the biases placed on strong women. In the “Dream Crazier” commercial, which aired during the Oscars on Feb. 24, Williams narrates a script starting out with “If ...

A WHOLE NEW WORLD: GETTING TO KNOW THE UNKNOWN

Luísa Soares

March 20, 2019

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  As an exchange student and a person who has lived outside the United States almost my whole life, I believe it's really important to pay attention to what's going on in the news around the world. In Brazil, we usually compare ourselves to the "American way of life" because it's a pattern followed by a lot of cou...

Taking the Boy out of Boy Scouts

Amaris E. Rodriguez, Opinions Editor

May 16, 2018

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When The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced earlier this month that it would be changing its Boy Scouts program name to Scouts BSA starting February 2019 as girls are now able to join the programs, controversy arose throughout the nation as many people believed it was unnecessary.  The news became a nationwide topic and p...

Targeting Unmarried Mothers: Cavaletto and House Bill 6064

Targeting Unmarried Mothers: Cavaletto and House Bill 6064

May 24, 2016

Illinois Representative, John Cavaletto, surely has plans to financially support all the unmarried mo...

Oregon to Nestle: Stop Sucking the US Dry

Oregon to Nestle: Stop Sucking the US Dry

May 24, 2016

When most people think of the negative impacts of the water bottling industry, they associate it with...

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