Social Activism 2.0

Militarized police in Ferguson, MO

Megan Cox, Front Editor

January 21, 2015

The murder of unarmed African American teen Michael Brown was the inciting event that sparked rage across the world. From the tragedy of Brown’s death grew a new movement. This movement is a new wave of activism, formed by a new generation of protesters. Many of the protesters are millennials (born...

2015: The Year of Feminism

The female gender symbol: symbol of feminism

Megan Cox, Front Editor

January 10, 2015

Even in the year 2015, being a feminist is still considered taboo. The frightening term is clouded with disambiguation and misunderstanding. Images of hairy misandrists invade the mind, and consequently, there is an underlying feeling of unease. However, I would like to eradicate that initial repellency b...

The Michael Brown Misunderstanding

Protestors in Ferguson march for Michael Brown

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

December 15, 2014

...let’s take a look into the life of Michael Brown. The 6’4”-tall, 292-pound man was no stranger to the justice system, possessing a string of juvenile crimes ranging from domestic violence to gang affiliation. And, people seem to forget that on the day of his shooting, he and his friend, Dorian Johnson, were captured on camera strong-arm robbing a convenience store and physically assaulting the store’s owner.

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