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  • Jeremy Zucker: the artist I needed when I was younger

    Jeremy Zucker was not your average college student. While pursuing a pre-med track and studying molecular and cellular biology at Colorado College, he also began his music career.

    Pillbox | October 15, 2018
  • The fallacy of the mainstream #BelieveWomen tag

    #MeToo. #TimesUp. Now #BelieveWomen has gained traction on social media to call attention to the prevalence of sexual assault, bolstered by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's recent hearing regarding the allegations against Associate Justice of the Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. The discussion of how we prevent future cases of sexual assault and how we handle current cases is now front and cent...

    Forum | October 8, 2018
  • Party affiliation, again, trumps ethics

    The quest for a replacement Associate Justice on the Supreme Court continues. After former Justice Anthony Kennedy began his retirement over the past summer, many people feared for the future of democracy and for policies regarding topics such as reproductive rights, freedom of speech, LGBTQ+ rights, and capital punishment. He was the vote that swung the ultimate decision in many cases over the pa...

    Forum | September 17, 2018
  • Ocasio-Cortez must debate to depolarize political climate

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez seemed to have emerged out of nowhere. She defied odds by winning the Democratic primary in the 14th congressional district, replacing Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley. Ocasio-Cortez, an outspoken 28-year-old Latina woman, stands tall and echoes the new direction of the Democratic Party: abolishing the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), raising the hourly m...

    Forum | August 20, 2018
  • First years: You control your college experiences, so make them positive

    Picture this: it’s 2 a.m. and you’re scrolling through Instagram. Your best friend from home is grinning widely with his new girlfriend he met at rush. The girl who sits next to you in 3-D calc took an impromptu visit back home over the three-day weekend while you’re trying to map out how to juggle the assessments your professors conveniently saved for that weekend. Sure, you realize that nobody l...

    Forum | August 20, 2018

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