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Gun violence protests in high school: how colleges are standing with the students

Gun violence protests in high school: how colleges are standing with the students

March 14, 2018

By: Marlo Von der Ahe '20 Colleges around the country are supporting applicants’ rights to peaceful protest on gun control for the upcoming walk outs on Mar. 14, and Apr. 20, and the marches taking place on Mar. 24. “I am going to Indiana University and I am honored to be able to say that my sc...

Stepping out to the road of empowerment

Stepping out to the road of empowerment

March 30, 2017

Layla Wofsy ’19 There has never been a question in my mind about where I stand on key political issues. I am a proud liberal and have always been outspoken about my opinions (at least when I am in the confines of my living room). However, when I talk to my parents, my sister and other family members...

Win for the settlement: Army blocks DAPL construction

Win for the settlement: Army blocks DAPL construction

Alyson Murray '19, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016

By Alyson Murray '19 On Sunday, Dec. 4, the Army Corps of Engineers denied the Dakota Access Pipeline plan that would run through the water reservoir of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. This decision will halt the construction of the 1,172-mile oil pipeline that has been protested against since s...

Baltimore protests provoke conflict for Staples alum

Baltimore protests provoke conflict for Staples alum

Isabella Ullman, Feature Editor

May 5, 2015

Riots in Baltimore, Maryland, sparked when 25-year-old Freddie Gray died on April 19, one week after he was arrested by the Baltimore police. On April 12, Gray was allegedly running away from the police for unknown reasons. Officers then took Gray in custody, and when he arrived at the station, Gray...

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