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  • U.S. farmers fear a crippling trade war

    Ever since Donald Trump announced he was running for president, he remained skeptical of the status quo of trade. His "America first" vision involved pulling out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and hefty negotiations with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). He pledged to declare China a currency manipulator. Trump claimed that ultimately, he can bring back jobs to America. Howe...

    Forum | April 23, 2018
  • In a Barbie society, it's just as hard to be a Ken.

    What comes to mind when you think of eating disorders? Whatever type you may think of, the stereotype of a frail, white girl is the picture for most of us. But, what about an overweight male? An Asian with a healthy Body Mass Index (BMI) but has self-destructive eating habits? A queer black person whose obsession with exercise and clean eating intrudes daily life? Those images probably don't come ...

    Forum | April 16, 2018
  • Scotland creates dangerous precedent for censorship

    Scottish YouTuber Mark Meechan, known as Count Dankula, was recently found guilty of a hate crime. The reason? Training his girlfriend's dog to make a Nazi salute and posting it on YouTube.

    Forum | April 9, 2018
  • Maybe she's born with it. Maybe it's animal cruelty.

    Thirteen Korean beauty products have been taken off the shelves after high levels of antimony were found. At first glance, this may appear to be just another recall. However, when looking at the recalled products, one can see that a significant portion of them came from brands that perform animal testing. Animal testing is performed in hopes to ensure the safety of differ...

    Forum | April 2, 2018
  • 13 Reasons Why, welcome to your tape.

    We live in a world that desperately needs open dialogue on mental health. Instead, what do we get? An adaptation of Jay Asher's 13 Reasons Why in the hands of Netflix users across the globe. Most likely due to the success of the show, it is anticipated that a second season will arrive sometime in 2018.

    Forum | March 26, 2018

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