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Senator Al Franken of Minnesota gives a sorry apology

Senator Al Franken of Minnesota gives a sorry apology

December 15, 2017

Minnesota Senator Al Franken has been accused by multiple women of sexual assault and misconduct. Leeann Tweeden, the first woman to come forward, says Franken forcefully kissed and groped her during a 2006 USO trip. A photo released...

Students met with challenging choice: grades or knowledge?

Students met with challenging choice: grades or knowledge?

December 15, 2017

Starr’s Mill High School is known for the phenomenal grades students acquire on statewide tests. Without a doubt, students at the Mill are some of the brightest in the state and are able to accomplish...

Workplace inequalities taking unexpected turn

Workplace inequalities taking unexpected turn

Abri Hausman, Features co-Editor

December 14, 2017

Filed under OPINION

Two people apply for a job as an engineer at an up and coming business. Their résumés are identical except for a small detail, one application is from a woman and one from a man. The woman is hired....

Feminism doesn’t have to be pretty

Feminism doesn’t have to be pretty

December 12, 2017

Here’s a hot take: makeup is not synonymous with female empowerment, and women should stop letting corporations swindle them into thinking that any sort of purchase can be an expression of activism. ...

Recent elections cause violent outbreaks in Honduras

Recent elections cause violent outbreaks in Honduras

December 11, 2017

The civilians of Honduras have been suffering both immense political and personal injustices for years, but today this Central American country is going through a turmoil so appalling that long-awaited ...

Phone pouches only push ‘pause’ on growing problem

Phone pouches only push ‘pause’ on growing problem

December 11, 2017

When students enter each classroom, they put their phones in a designated red phone pouch labeled with an assigned number. Many teachers take attendance with the phone count, and it has successfully control...

Don’t ‘zzz’ on the next generation

Don’t ‘zzz’ on the next generation

December 9, 2017

Generations aren’t real. Like most things we place heavy importance on, they are societal fabrications. There is no scientific mechanism by which one can divide the populace into age-related categories, except for instances of population boom. And yet we do, and we throw all-encompass...

Importance of representation in media

Importance of representation in media

December 8, 2017

For the majority of individuals, relating to a fictional character brings forth feelings of comfort. Whether they are the protagonist of a fantasy novel or hero of an action packed film, representation in ...

A call worth hearing

A call worth hearing

November 30, 2017

In light of recent sexual allegations against multiple male celebrities, numerous women have placed the topic of sexual harassment at the forefront of today’s discussions. From sharing their stories and ...

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