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Anti-government protests in Iran

Anti-government protests in Iran

January 12, 2018

By Taha Banatwala ‘21 Demonstrations began December 28th in Mashhad and continued to spread through December 31st to various cities including the nation's capital, Tehran. There are countless videos showing footage of peaceful protestors expressing their resentment of Hassan Rouhani’s presidency....

Congressman Jim Himes On Mueller investigation, gun control

Congressman Jim Himes On Mueller investigation, gun control

January 9, 2018

By Ella Berg '20 Congressman Jim Himes of Connecticut’s 4th District visited Westport Town Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 3, where he answered questions regarding current political activity and plans for the future regarding his representation of Connecticut. Despite the evening’s impending snowstorm...

Alabama’s election is more than special––it’s the turning point

Alabama’s election is more than special––it’s the turning point

December 15, 2017

By Eden Schumer '18 Time Magazine has officially named the “Silence Breakers” the Person of the Year–– these people are the women and men who have come forward with their stories of sexual harassment and assault––for speaking out, for launching a movement, and as the Washington Post cred...

Our chance for change

Our chance for change

December 15, 2017

By Sarah Berkowsky '19 Since what has felt like the dawn of time, men, women and everyone in between has likely had an unwanted encounter with someone making sexual advances. Sexual assault and harassment are still very much around today. It’s not just alive, but it’s thriving. Call it by wha...

Let’s talk about sex, baby: the need for comprehensive sexual education in America

Let’s talk about sex, baby: the need for comprehensive sexual education in America

December 15, 2017

By Jamie Orseck '19, Maddie Baildon '19, Kristin Butler '18, Monique Østbye '18 and Ben Roland '19 At Staples there is a Title IX Compliance Officer who is trained to investigate issues regarding sexual assault and harassment. This information is crucial to publicize to students. Under Title IX, ...

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