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We need to address the ongoing crisis on our border

by Ellyse Logan, Contributor

August 26, 2019

These are trying times in the U.S. People are locked up in cages at the border and children are being left without parents as ICE raids continue throughout the country. It’s easy to feel helpless thinking about the thousand...

The myth of objectivity in journalism failed the Latinx victims in El Paso

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer

August 21, 2019

Earlier this month, in El Paso, the U.S. saw one of the deadliest anti-Latinx hate crimes in decades. 22 people lost their lives.  The motive of the shooter resounded the rhetoric of white supremacist ideology that immigrants a...

Understand what #TakeAKnee really stands for

by Julie Cappiello, Contributor

October 4, 2017

There are dark forces haunting America — a shadow of hate has fallen over the country. While it has always been there, it is now darker than ever. President Donald Trump’s comments in Huntsville, Alabama encouraging coaches...

Clinton’s platform reflective of progressive, intersectional feminism

by Anthony Berteaux, Staff Columnist

September 14, 2016

When Hillary Clinton spoke at a Planned Parenthood Action Fund dinner about the intersection of reproductive rights, economic inequality and systemic racism on June 10, she revealed herself to be what many of her critics fear: an intersectional feminis...