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Preconceived notions manifest a stigma against junior year

Preconceived notions manifest a stigma against junior year

Emma Greenberg, Opinions editor

June 10, 2016

Though junior year seems fun considering the dances, driver's licenses, class options and freedoms. I’ve heard many things contradicting the “perks” that are to come as a sophomore about to enter her junior year. All I hear about prom is that it’s a nightmare when it comes to getting everyone...

Students grapple with academic stigmas and attitudes

Students grapple with academic stigmas and attitudes

Emily Olrik and Margaux MacColl

November 10, 2014

Every student, every day, walks past the same pink flier hanging dutifully outside guidance. As conversation floods the hallway with students chatting about tests and grades, many may not notice this sign, but it hangs there to remind them of what they may not understand. In bold, black text it reads,...

The stigmatization of Africans over Ebola

The stigmatization of Africans over Ebola

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014

The ugly truth is when Africa is mentioned people think of a disease-infested continent filled with poverty and uncivilized people. The ongoing outbreak of Ebola in West Africa hasn’t helped Africans from being stigmatized in the slightest. My family is from Somalia, a country in East Africa. A...

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