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President Biden, just pick up your damn pen

Scout Hutchinson, Columnist April 29, 2021

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have now been in office for 100 days. Like many before them, the first 100 days can set a precedent for the next four years. It is our first glimpse...

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Visiting Educator Concannon Discusses Human Rights Advocacy

Sara Platnick February 4, 2016
Human rights lawyer Brian Concannon visited campus for a course and sessions on human rights advocacy.

Brian Concannon Reveals American Injustices

Katy Wills, Columnist February 4, 2016

Brian Concannon is not what I expected him to be. I envisioned the most prominent U.S. lawyer for human rights in Haiti to be big and loud and oozing with self importance. I expected someone who schmoozes–or...

Samuel Moyn Lecture Defines Human Rights

Sarah Cornett April 25, 2013

Students, faculty and community members packed Olin Hall 130 to hear historian Samuel Moyn describe what he believed to be the origin of human rights. Moyn, a professor of history at Columbia University,...

Recent violence prompts question of which lives matter

November 29, 2012

This column was contributed by Lesly, '13 Who may be killed without repercussion, without significant outcry from the international community? What sort of lives––or nonlives, rather––are disposable?...

KWCW Show of the Week

The Editors March 1, 2012

Graphic by Alden. "Manifiesta" Tune into your favorite revolutionaries, Bailey Arango and Kaity Curry, bringing you a different historical manifesto and accompanying thematic playlist each week....

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