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Student shamed for not mentioning intersectionality in politics class

Ben Freedman, Humor Editor

October 27, 2016

Late Thursday afternoon, sophomore Michael Johnson was reportedly publicly shamed when he failed to recognize the significance of intersectional identity in the context of his intro level race and ethnic studies course. “To be honest I thought I was killing it,” noted Johnson. “I was in my...

Breaking News: Mitochondria NOT the Powerhouse of the Cell

Jeffrey Gustaveson, staff writer

March 3, 2016

According to a groundbreaking study published Wednesday in Science Magazine, mitochondria are not, as previously thought, the powerhouses of the cell. The discovery was made by researchers within the Department of Biology at Harvard University. Professor Scien Tist, head of a team studying stem cell tran...

‘Boyhood’ sucessfully shows 12 years time

‘Boyhood’ sucessfully shows 12 years time

Nathan Fisher

September 18, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. Remember the last movie you saw where you just sat there and thought, "Wow"?  Sure, some movies are remarkable on a technical scale, some have an impressive storyline and others showcase great acting. Rarely can I find a movie able to impress on all of these leve...

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