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The hegemonic narrative of sexual violence

Alanna Sherman , Columnist March 10, 2022

CW: Sexual, physical, racial, ableist and gender-based violence. Approximately one in five women in the United States experience sexual assault at some point in their lives. Although, this number...

Dear white LGBTQIA+ community

Alanna Sherman , Columnist September 30, 2021

All human beings with marginalized identities are worthy of love and compassion, but is important to acknowledge that we can be at once marginalized, and still hold identities that grant us powers of the...

The need for perspective

Angel Baikakedi, Columnist May 6, 2021

When I first saw the TED talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie titled “The Danger of a Single Story,” it occurred to me how little I pay attention to my perspective in everyday life and simultaneously how...

Difficult Conversations Must Welcome Experienced Voices

Ben Shoemake, Columnist May 5, 2016
When the voices most essential to the conversation belong to people who don't feel safe coming to the table, we need to make the table safer.
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