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Why I marched in #womensmarch

I attended the Women’s March in Nashville, Tennessee this past Saturday because of multiple important reasons: to support gender and racial equality, to stand against bigotry and hatred, to make a mark on history and, most importantly, to support fellow citizens both male and female. Estimates put demonstrators across the ...

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Humanities classes teach you passion, art

Humanities classes are more important than many people would like to admit. They are completely necessary and should be required courses. Since technology started to rule the world, parents have been telling their children that computers are most important, that sciences and technology dominate the degree spectrum. The two most ...

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Letter to the Editor

Non-Science Majors Should Take Science Classes as Electives >Jacob Robertson As I enter my senior year as a physics major, confirming my Spring schedule comes with a sense of relief. My semesters are finally full with science classes in my field of study, undiluted with the core requirements of subjects ...

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Stop telling women to smile more

Men need to stop telling women to smile more. They are making us want to scream. “Smile, you are too pretty not to smile.” Women all over the world have heard this famous line, and all at once we sigh and roll our eyes in disgust. We have all been ...

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Climate change should not be politicized

Climate change should not be a politicized issue, but a discussion that engages the scientific and educational communities. According to Pew, 67 percent of U.S. adults think that climate scientists should have a major role in policy decisions. Along the political line, less than half of conservative Republicans feel this ...

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Body positivity urges people to be comfortable in own skin

Body positivity is important – it always has been – and now after decades the status quo for “beautiful” is being broken. The 2000s have been a roller coaster, especially in the world of fashion and beauty. The fashion industry sets the standards for the clothes everyone wears and what ...

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