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Twitter displays double standard following threats against Trump

As threats against President Trump were made, Twitter put out a statement highlighting their policy against hate on the site, exposings the double standard between men and women in politics. Graphic by Marina Engler '21
October 25, 2020

Following news that President Trump contracted COVID-19, many flocked to Twitter to voice their opinions and reactions. Among the millions of tweets that rolled in, there was a noticeable amount of tweets...

Mandayam, Schussheim code stuttered speech recognition algorithm

Benji Schussheim, one of the algorithm's co-creators, codes a prototype entitled Personalized Automatic Stuttered Speech Recognition (PASSR).
March 19, 2020

It was summertime when Rishabh Mandayam ’21’s phone lit up with a text from Benji Schussheim ’20. “I want to create a machine learning algorithm for stuttering,” it said. “Are you in or are...

[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...

Words to Live By

Words to Live By
June 6, 2016

A prestigious group of speakers delivered commencement speeches at colleges across the country this year. The speakers ranged from our President to company heads, to actors and athletes. There was much...

Obama’s Plan to Run America

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January 23, 2015

President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union Address in the House Chamber on January 20th. Within his speech, Obama talked about the core political, economic, and social issues that have constantly...

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