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Another Perspective on Cultural appropriation

Peggy Li, Opinion Editor

October 29, 2017

In light of the PSA’s plastered around campus around Halloween time reminding us that ‘My culture is not a costume’ for an often-times oblivious perpetrator, it seems important that we re-think cultural appropriation, and especially why we find it so objectionable. At the core of it, it seems to ...

Faith, Future, and the Eclipse

Faith, Future, and the Eclipse

Peggy Li, Columnist

September 17, 2017

Rewind to the eclipse frenzy before school started, with people looking up confusedly with some snazzy patterned glasses, or looking through a slit in a large cardboard box. It was a time when people were excited about the sun. And what was going on was actually a pretty incredible feat of human ingenuity....

A Case for Friendship

Alya Bohr, Columnist

October 20, 2016

Friendship rocks. Yeah I know, not a very controversial statement, but bear with me here. Friendship is one of those things that everyone needs and values, but that we so often take for granted. Where would we be without our friends who humor us when we obsessively analyze vague texts, console us during...

The Foldening

Dana Thompson

September 15, 2011

Hector Clemons was on his way to pick up his laundry; he had stuffed it all into a dryer hours ago and forgotten about it. After realizing there was no clothing whatsoever in his room, he decided to retrieve it. As he approached the dryer, he was shocked to see his entire wardrobe folded neatly atop...

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