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#MeToo and Society

With movements like Me Too leading the pact against sexual assault/harassment, the phrase “enough is enough” has become a battle cry for the victims and survivors across America. Taking to rise in 2017 as #MeToo, after the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, the Me Too movement has become the force behind supporting victims of…

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Better Help or Better Harm?

Is it possible to accomplish therapy online? When you think of therapy, you think of laying down on a nice sofa, speaking your mind to a man in glasses with no hair but also having a thick gray beard. Therapy is generally viewed as having a one to one interaction with a man that looks…

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Match made in Heaven?

BY RYAN PFIEFFER Kanye Omari West, more known simply as the rapper and music producer Kanye West, has always been one for the spotlight. Whether it be dropping platinum albums, winning Grammys, or even just being in public with trophy wife Kim Kardashian, he’s a well-known celebrity all around the world. Headlines including his name…

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Going beyond politics

Politics has to be one of the most argued topics in society, dividing people between Democrat, Republican, Liberal, Conservative, left wing and right wing. However, how far are we willing to take our political beliefs and to what extremes. Recently in New York City, three protesters were attacked and assaulted by the Proud Boys, a…

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Is there justice in America?

Is there any justice for the victims of sexual assault when the person they accuse is in a position of power and back by a political power? Currently, one of the most argued decisions, made by the US Senate, was the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh as President Trump’s nominee for Supreme Court, whose allegations…

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Need to bring back the trolley

Over half a century ago, The Lehigh Valley Transit Company ended its trolley services throughout the Lehigh Valley, which was an essential means of transportation for the early half of the 20th Century. College Hill, in Easton, was the first place to gain access to the electrical trolley in order to facilitate access to Lafayette…

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Addiction reflection

One of the most constant, and deadliest, afflictions that affect not only students but everyone is the presence of substances, like drugs and alcohol, which can form addictive tendencies. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, taken in 2014, approximately 21.5 million Americans adults battled with substance use disorder. 80 percent of…

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Why Boycott It?

By Randall Bolles The wrath of the right-wing boycott has reached a confusing and conflicting plateau. The recent decision by Nike to place Colin Kaepernick as the face of a new ad campaign has conservatives burning shoes, cutting apparel and denouncing the brand. In a feverish attempt to show their disdain, and ultimately hurt Nike’s…

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Register to Vote!

By Randall Bolles Democracy will not die unless we the people let it. The 2018 Midterm Elections are here on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 and the deadline to register to vote is October 9th, 2018. What does that mean? It means that if you have a desire for change in our current political climate, or…

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Consider Wandering Upon A Universal Path

By Cynthia Nawal  For most young people, decision-making can be a teeming and often frustrating demand.  Deciding what to do with your life is the toughest of these choices. We are expected to ponder such a dilemma from an early age and forced to finally make the permanent choice once we exit pubescence. To only…

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A Superficial Society

BY FATIMA SAID      A two-year-old child is fighting stage four cancer and his parents are worried he is not going to make it. Just imagining a child with cancer breaks many hearts, and makes much of the population uncomfortable, because illness and death isn’t something anyone wants to think about. Death is not…

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WTF: What the frack?

  The natural gas extraction method, hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, has become a cash cow for unimaginably wealthy energy companies and a brutally -efficient destroyer of limited natural resources depended upon by the rest of us. Until we come together and put a stop to fracking by direct action, banning fracking in our…

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