Browsing Archive

November, 2015

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Lifestyle

How We Talk about Violence Against Women: Trauma, and the Idea of “Culture”

By On November 23, 2015

The purpose of this editorial is not for me to recount to you my experiences with harassment and violence during my study abroad in Morocco. It has been exhausting to sort through… Read More

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Uncategorized

White People: Changing Your Facebook Status isn’t Helping

By On November 22, 2015

In the past week, students across the nation have been protesting against the marginalization of students of color on university and college campuses. In the process, they have brought to light the… Read More

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USA

The Fed Is Not Your Friend

By On November 17, 2015

Since the financial crisis of 2007/2008, fingers have been pointed and voices have been raised in an attempt to find someone or something to blame for the blow up of the United… Read More

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Middle East

Voices of Zaatari

By On November 16, 2015

Listening to Syrians during a Visit to Jordan’s Largest Refugee Camp In northern Jordan, nearly 5,000 kilometers from Paris, lies a second Champs-Elsyée. It is the commercial hub of Zaatari, a “home”… Read More

International

Don’t Forget: Parisians Aren’t The Only Victims

By On November 14, 2015

This weekend, as the events of the Paris terrorist attacks unfolded, the news took the Western world by storm. TV stations covered the breaking news, online publications published up-to-the-minute reports and Facebook… Read More

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Critic's Corner

Critic’s Corner: Spectre – How Bond Beat the Hype

By On November 11, 2015

It’s already been three years, but it feels like just yesterday I sat myself down in the theater to watch the James Bond film Skyfall. The excitement and enjoyment I felt was… Read More

Poetry

officer, officer (tell me what to do)

By On November 11, 2015

Officer, officer, you told me to be carefree, so I played. Why didn’t you stop your car before you buried a bullet in my stomach? You could have joined our game.  … Read More

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Poetry

for carefree black girls

By On November 10, 2015

Here’s to the carefree black girls who make mistakes. To the girls who drown their depression with one too many shots and throw up at their ex’s feet, the girls who reblog… Read More

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Art

A Welcome ’80s Encore From the Pumpkin King

By On November 10, 2015

If you’re a fan of all things Halloween, chances are you’re a fan of Tim Burton; his warped sense of direction and unmistakable visual style lends itself perfectly to the holiday. And… Read More

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USA

#VictimsOfYourComplicity: NU Divest Stages Student Center Take-Over In Light of Administrative Apathy

By On November 6, 2015

After more than 6 hours of tense and emotion-infused debate on the night of February 19, 2015, a coalition of students at Northwestern University who called themselves “NU Divest” successfully pushed their… Read More