Browsing: Voices

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On Friday, Nov. 18, I took a walk. Starting in Red Square, I strolled down O, made a right on Wisconsin, left on M, slight right on Pennsylvania, and then slight left on L. All the way I chanted slogans…More

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I come from a highly politicized country where abstaining from voting is considered shameful. In Turkey, the rule of “no politics at the dinner table” would be met with ridicule. I grew up in an even more politicized family that…More

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The conversation about the pros and cons of smoking on campus has occurred for years. Now is the time to move toward a healthier campus for all students, faculty, employees, and visitors by voting agree on the Dec. 1 GUSA…More

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Dec. 1, the day we’ve all been waiting for. The day to vote no to the GUSA Smoke and Tobacco Ban referendum, a decision that affects every single person on campus. To define the exact policy that the university plans…More

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I cursed for the first time in second grade. I was the only girl playing soccer at recess—as usual—when I said “crap.” I don’t remember in what context I said it—it could have been because I missed a shot, or…More

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Is it just me, or is everyone wearing black? I asked my roommate this question as we began the actual walk of shame to our first class the morning after the election. We didn’t speak when we were getting ready.…More

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I was going to write a lofty piece analyzing the political rhetoric and its contribution to the ideologically segregated country. I was going to write about how the premium TV news media placed on the entertainment value of Donald Trump…More

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Today, I am ashamed to be a white woman. The majority of people in the United States who look like me voted for a man who plans to implement xenophobic and racist policies. This man has a virulently homophobic running…More

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