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” I Can’t Breathe” : Rechtman responds

” I Can’t Breathe” : Rechtman responds

Jane Rechtman, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2014

Dec 4, 2014 7:54am   I was stunned and now I'm just really angry and disappointed that there was no indictment in the killing of yet another unarmed black man, Eric Garner, in Staten Island last summer.  If I wasn't hooked up to a chemo fanny pack and told to stay out of the cold a...

Semester schools: The upside to the unknown

Semester schools: The upside to the unknown

Abigail Costigan, Editor-In-Chief

October 26, 2014

Abandoning the womb and recreating themselves at a semester school gives students otherwise unattainable access to independence and self-reliance.

Hidden security cameras: Acknowledging our right to be trusted with the knowledge of their existence

Hidden security cameras: Acknowledging our right to be trusted with the knowledge of their existence

Teerin Julsawad, Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2014

Recent thefts and vandalism on campus have stirred debate among the community concerning security issues. At present, many students and faculty alike are still left wondering about the specifics of how security is being handled at school. Could these crimes be solved by reviewing security footage? ...

The “perfect” body creates harmful confidence issues

The “perfect” body creates harmful confidence issues

Gabby Davies, Advertising Manager/Web Content Manager

May 22, 2014

As summer rolls around the corner, bikinis and short-shorts are being pulled out from the bottom of the closet. The season of showing skin is quickly approaching meaning that for most girls, body confidence will be at an all-time low. In the months leading up to summer, fashion retailers whip up advert...

The Friend Zone: Perpetuating a culture of obligation

The Friend Zone: Perpetuating a culture of obligation

Ariel Censor, Copy Editor/Managing Editor

March 11, 2014

The term “friend zone” first came into use in a 1994 episode of “Friends,” where Joey calls Ross the “mayor of the friend zone.” Although it started as a harmless joke on a TV series, in this decade, the term has spread like wildfire, producing countless memes (including one of a sloth whispering...

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