Protecting Pronouns

RESPECTING TRANS PEOPLE IN LIFE AND DEATH I knew SJ Brooks, who recently died in a tragic mountain lion attack. Instead of retelling the details, I’d like to skip the horror and tell you a little more about them as […]

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Sharing is Hard

ROADWAY COURTESY “Get off the road A-Hole!” I regularly hear that sentence from drivers just before I hear the sound of loud screeching tires, accompanied by a thick black cloud of exhaust, as an over-revved engine zooms away. The road […]

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Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

FACT-CHECKING THE CANDIDATES “I would definitely vote for him because he looks better than other candidates.” “I won’t vote for this guy because I have talked to him before and he is just a socially awkward person.” I am so […]

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Not Your Average Athlete

BODY SHAMING IN SPORTS Even world-class athletes endure insecurities about their bodies. Body shaming is an issue pervasive across many spheres of our society today. Measures have been taken to stamp it out, but it remains as a last crude […]

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Don’t Ask Me Why I Hate Math

THE PRICE OF THE MODEL MINORITY As a student who identifies as an Asian in America, my heritage brings with it prejudice against me, as a girl with slender, almond-shaped eyes and “yellow skin.” This means that like it or […]

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