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On emails and institutions

As we rapidly approach Election Day, the resurfacing of the never-ending Hillary Clinton email server scandal has invited renewed scrutiny and a subsequent and marked dip in the polls for the former Secretary. The race between Secretary Clinton and Mr. Donald Trump continues to tighten, with polls indicating that the two are neck and neck… Keep Reading

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The Generation Game

The term “generation gap” was introduced in the 1960s to account for the differences between the baby boomers and their parents. What were people to make of their kids, who were so different, so unrelatable? In a sense, this conflict centered around the question of responsibility; was it the parent’s fault their kids turned out… Keep Reading

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On white male privilege and the Donald

Where do I even begin? Following this political cycle has made me disappointed, cry and self-medicate. The presidential campaigns this year have featured an unprecedented level of fear mongering and hyper-partisanship and at this point I only have enough anger to say one thing: The Donald is the epitome of white male privilege. All that… Keep Reading

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Trump supporters call to repeal Bill of Rights

In a desperate attempt to damage 2016 Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton’s reputation, supporters and campaign affiliates of Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, started a movement to edit, revise, add, and strike out the majority of the clauses in the Bill of Rights, claiming that the Bill was “old and needed to become renovated… Keep Reading

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On social media and misplaced judgment

One look at my Facebook profile will give you a fairly accurate depiction of my persona: Swarthmore College student, loves Kanye, fairly Indian, works at the Lang Center, somewhat basic. Upon such a brief glimpse, you may fail to deduce that, confused about my faith, I didn’t cut my hair till I was 15. You… Keep Reading

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Freedom from freedom

Freedom is an often used word in our country, and yet it remains difficult to get a full sense of what it means. Often it is described as a freedom to do something: the right to free speech, the right to bear arms, and the right to practice any given religion are good examples. Yet… Keep Reading

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Safe spaces unsafe for ideas

This column has always served as a sort of safe space for me. I have ranted freely on my unflinching support of Hillary Clinton and bashed Bernie supporters to the fullest extent with no recompense or incurrence. I have never had to fear immense backlash for my opinions or the ways in which I have… Keep Reading

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