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Reddit Rage:

Julia Baldacci, Scarlet Staff

December 9, 2016

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Last week, Steve Huffman, CEO of the popular social network aggregation site Reddit, confessed to modifying the posts of some users on the most visible Donald Trump-supporting "subreddit.” His actions occurred after the communi...

An Erosion of Democracy

Andrew Rose, Scarlet Staff

December 9, 2016

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Most hold the idea that one is entitled to their own opinion as an absolute truth. Common sense dictates that there is no similar entitlement to one’s own facts. However, recent events have tested these assumptions. Indeed, t...

When ‘Slacktivism’ works: The Standing Rock DAPL Protests

Anna Schaeffer, Scarlet Staff

November 16, 2016

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Standing Rock, North Dakota has been the site of a furious clash between protestors and law enforcement aided by private security officials over the construction of an oil pipeline to be built under the Missouri River. Numerous...

The landslide that wasn’t

The landslide that wasn’t

November 11, 2016

Feminism Still Prevails

Feminism Still Prevails

November 11, 2016

The position of whiteness in a Donald Trump presidency

Eliana Stanislawski, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2016

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“Let's be careful not to perpetuate white supremacy even in our conversations. What we can also do is be sensitive about our reactions and realize that there are aspects of our identities where we might be vulnerable, and other aspects of our identity, like being white, where we have power and privilege that we can use for resistance and solidarity.” -Devra Goldstein (‘16)

Where do we go from here?

Where do we go from here?

November 11, 2016

Dear Professor

Celine Manneville, Photo Editor

November 11, 2016

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It’s the day after Election Day. I have been holding back tears, crying, or fully breaking down for at least the past 17 hours at the time I am writing this. I’ve only ever felt worse than this freshman year, when my grandfat...

This is America

Jay Sundar Rajan, Scarlet Staff

November 11, 2016

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To all of you suffering as a result of what happened last night:  know that events like this test our cohesiveness as a nation and know that nothing can tear us apart. We have faced far more struggles than this election can ever bri...

Friends in Low Places

Alika Gillard, Living Arts Editor

November 11, 2016

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I encourage you to, instead of avoiding the big topics like sex, politics and religion, try and open up a dialogue, some discussion, some agreement and disagreement. The people closest to you are most likely to listen, to empathize, to understand.

Is there a Right or Wrong?

Is there a Right or Wrong?

November 11, 2016

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