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  • DevaCurl, influencers

    DevaCurl, a brand credited for influencers’ curly locks, is the focus of a class action lawsuit after allegations that its products caused hair loss. How did a brand who received such online praise find itself the target of such controversy?

    Pillbox | March 2, 2020
  • West Mifflin expands their student policy

    With a sweeping 8-0 vote, the West Mifflin Area School Board decided to increase support for transgender and gender nonconforming students. They proposed to direct its solicitor to collaborate with the board’s policy committee on a transgender and gender expansive...

    Forum | March 2, 2020
  • CMU students respond to COVID-19 by fighting for each other

    It seems the novel coronavirus has the world under its thumb. In just a few months, it has left grocery aisles barren, stock prices plummeting, and scientists scrambling for a treatment. European countries are under lockdown, and a number of U.S. states are, too. E...

    COVID-19 | March 2, 2020
  • Nth Room Case shows Korea's need to protect victims

    On March 25, 25-year-old Cho Joo-Bin nonchalantly spoke to the women he blackmailed into sexual slavery: “I apologize to those who were hurt by me… Thank you for ending the life of a demon that I couldn’t stop.”

    On the messaging app Telegram, Cho hid behind the alias “ baksa ” (“doctor”) and blackmailed dozens of ...

    Forum | March 2, 2020
  • University protestors counter "Gun Girl"

    Controversial "Kent State gun girl" Kaitlin Bennett has come back in the news after having been chased away from Ohio University by protestors. I don't know what I find most astonishing about the situation: the lack of injuries or arrests or the fact that the protest...

    Forum | February 24, 2020

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