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Girl Up fundraises at Beverly for women’s issues

Evan Minniti staff writer According to the United Nations (UN), women make up two thirds of the illiterate population worldwide. With women’s education becoming an increasingly important topic in the global community, the United Nations Foundation started Girl Up in 2010. It fundraises in order to “help the hardest to reach girls living in places […]

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Uncertainty continues to rise in Donald Trump’s first 100 days

Vivian Geilim opinion editor DISCLAIMER: I am a liberal. When I last wrote about Donald Trump in November, it solely revolved around his ineptitude to fit into the esteemed position of president of the United States. His entire campaign seemed to be a hoax, a big joke where he repeatedly embarrassed not only himself, but […]

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Travel ban breakdown: what happened, who’s affected?

Explanation of  Trump’s travel ban Ben Dahan news editor Natasha Dardashti social media editor On Friday, Jan. 27, President Donald Trump signed an executive order restricting immigration and travel from seven Muslim majority countries–Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen– for 90 days in order to give time for stricter federal vetting processes. The ban sparked […]

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What to expect when being political on social media

Veronica Pahomova co-editor-in-chief Social media. What once began as platforms for sending mass messages of funny cat videos have quickly evolved into outlets for political opinions. The election season has inevitably transformed these websites into harsh waves of political articles, Trump memes, social justice warfronts and everything in between. And though posting one’s perspective on […]

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Women’s March exhibits change

Keith Stone co-editor-in-chief There is no question that the Women’s March of Jan. 21, 2017 was a game changer. Record turnouts for rallies across the country meant that over one in every 100 Americans came out to show their vehement opposition to many of the expected policies of the Donald Trump White House. Not only did […]

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Students use first amendment to protest presidential election

Vivian Geilim opinion editor When the nutrition bell rang on Nov. 15, many students rushed to the second floor patio, eager to witness the assembled protest as a result of the most recent presidential election. Junior Christine Kim and friends composed a rally in order to protest the presidency of Donald J. Trump. “After Trump was […]

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Do not be intolerant of political correctness

Nirav Desai, staff writer Few things are as offensive in contemporary American culture as political correctness. While the passionate debate over this filtered form of thought has become muddled, the stereotypes of those who take a stand on either side of the divide are still often depicted as clear. That is, those holding out against […]

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Noah’s approach to late night proves successful

Nirav Desai, staff writer Trevor Noah’s succession of Jon Stewart atop the beloved throne of satirical news is a refreshing one, as the vibrant South African appears to be a much-needed source of joy on a show that, at times, suffered from its ex-host’s gradual burnout. Amid a wave of disorienting changes in the late-night […]

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Marc(o) my words

Keith Stone staff writer Donald Trump might hate illegal immigrants, but the son of two Cuban immigrants is going to beat him in the Republican primaries. Marco Rubio may currently be in fourth place in most polls, with nine percent of the vote, but on election day, he’ll walk away as the next presidential nominee […]

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Politicians battle for presidential candidacy

Sydney Tran, staff writer With candidates ranging from politically-established Hillary Clinton to former Comedy Central roastee Donald Trump to socialist Senator Bernie Sanders, the 2016 presidential primaries are highly anticipated. For those of you interested in politics or who will be able to vote in 2016, here’s my take on the leading poll candidates: Republicans […]

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