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[Sept. 2016 Opinions] Hate speech is not a political viewpoint

October 11, 2016

By Jackie Sussman '17 Whip Freedom does not exist.  Period.  What we mistake for freedom is merely the set of behavior that is acceptable in contrast to behavior that is not.  The same applies to free speech.  Speech is only free when it falls under a list of legal fighting words; words that pres...

I don’t “sport” sports

I don't

Andrea Frost, Breaking News Editor

December 7, 2014

From kindergarten to sixth grade, I played on a rec soccer team, and let me tell you, I was the shining star. I spent most of my time on the field picking at my nails and twirling my hair. There I was on the soccer field for seven years, just trying to have a good time, but I kept getting put down. Ev...

"Friday:" The Youtube Sensation You Hate to Love

"Friday:" The Youtube Sensation You Hate to Love

March 25, 2011

The most important thing you need to realize about Rebecca Black’s “Friday” is that it’s not the song you love to hate as much as it’s the song you hate to love. Admit it, you’ve gone to YouTube ten, twenty, thirty times, claiming that the song is lame, but you know every lyric, don’t you? Face it, you can’t get it o...

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