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The Bird

Ismail Ahmad The fast-paced, fabricated, and polarized political landscape of today makes it difficult to adequately assess our own political position. As we sift through the banter and jargon, often a simple story is all we need to elucidate the subtleties of our own moral compass. The following is a simple, yet raw and true … Continue reading

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Why I Stand With Planned Parenthood

  Lubna Ziauddin Staff Writer On Saturday, January 21st, the day after President Trump’s Inauguration, the Women’s March took place and broke the record as the world’s biggest inaugural protest in history, with over 1 million people participating worldwide. The march called for gender equality, protection of LGBT+ rights, climate change, and addressing police brutality, … Continue reading

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Short Girl Problems

  Lubna Ziauddin Staff Writer From the very beginning of my conception, the genes were never in my favor. My mother is 4’11 and my father 5’6 and if you go to any “Child Height Predictor” website they’ll all tell you the same fate: female, max height: 5’1. But even then I couldn’t quite reach … Continue reading

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Trump In, Obama Out

Michelle Reilly News Editor On Friday, January 20th, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States at the inauguration ceremony, as Barack Obama’s eight-year term came to a close. At the age of 70, Trump is officially the oldest president in history. He is also the first president to … Continue reading

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Why Sports Are Amazing

Daniel Dalenberg Staff Writer Monday, January 9, an all-time classic College Football National Championship unfolded before America’s eyes.  The Clemson Tigers faced off with the Alabama Crimson Tide, in a rematch of last years’ National Championship game, in which Alabama won in dramatic fashion.  Clemson had their hearts set on redemption and it would all … Continue reading