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Editor’s Note: sexualizing young artists isn’t acceptable

Editor’s Note: sexualizing young artists isn’t acceptable

Billie Eilish is 17 years-old. She is also a chart-topping singer and performer who has become exceptionally popular in a relatively short amount of time. Her age is not only noteworthy in relation to her talent and growing success over the past few years, but it’s also important to acknowledge for the men who make it their mission to sexualize […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
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Harvard admission offer rescinded because of tweets

On Monday June 17, it was reported that Harvard had rescinded the offer of admission of a boy named Kyle Kashuv.  Kashuv is a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, and the ivy league school retracted their offer of admission after becoming aware of his alleged racist behaviour that had occurred before the shooting in 2018.  The […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Kanye West should be held accountable for his actions despite his mental illness

Over the break, Kanye West went on another Twitter rampage against Drake. (What else is new?) Amidst the chaos, Ariana Grande tweeted the following: “Guys, I know there are grown men arguing online rn but miley and I dropping our beautiful, new songs tonight so if y’all could please jus behave for just like a few hours so the girls […]

by Brielle Huang· · Opinion ·
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Lindsay Shepherd critiques the use of land acknowledgements on social media

  On Dec. 24, 2017, Lindsay Shepherd tweeted a photo of a syllabus from CS101B: Canadian Communication in Context taught by Judith Nicholson. Nicholson allegedly  confronted Shepherd citing she breached intellectual property. I wonder how indigenous people feel about the holier-than-thou “SJWs” who use land acknowledgments to virtue signal. This land acknowledgment is on a course syllabus. I see them […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
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Allegations against Kevin Spacey push actor out of House of Cards

On Oct. 29, Anthony Rapp flooded Twitter with accusations of assault directed toward actor Kevin Spacey. Later the same day, Spacey released a statement neither confirming nor denying the accusation, but instead revealing to the world that he was a gay man. The timing, which reads as “now’s a good as time as any,” leaves something to be desired. By […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · Opinion ·