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Confronting anti-Asian racism

So, what are all the Asians doing? Our black brothers and sisters are fighting hard against all the challenges and trauma they face, which is very respectable. They don’t just complain and wait for somebody else to make the change; they are making the change happen. Our Latino brothers and sisters are also fighting. But […]

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Experiencing the arts

As former Arts and Entertainment (A&E) editor for the Voice, I feel it’s my duty to express something I learned during my reign: arts and entertainment, and the consumption of them, improve both your life and the lives of others. On the surface, A&E is entertaining and fun — something to pass the time. However, […]

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Returning from study abroad leads to culture shock at Wooster

I just spent last semester in Cork, Ireland, where I learned valuable life lessons, such as how to not be afraid to ask strangers for directions and how to spend lots of time in pubs and not feel guilty. I traveled in multiple different European cities — yes I know, I am very cultured. During […]

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The fight for a living wage at the College must continue

In recent years, discussions surrounding wealth inequality in the United States have grown louder as working people cry out that, although they work full-time, they do not earn enough money to meet their basic needs. In their cries, they say that the minimum wage salary is not enough; they need a living wage. This term […]

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Censorship by administration is never acceptable

As many students are aware, a new and mysterious publication started appearing on campus last semester. The Squirrel, a comedy newsletter, shows up occasionally on tables in Lowry, placed there by an unknown person or group.

It’s harmless, and usually causes little more than a few laughs and some mild confusion. But some students have reported seeing […]

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Can we judge opinion as fact?

It is often claimed that everyone has a right to their own opinion, such that one has the natural and inalienable freedom to hold whatever beliefs they will without fear of persecution. This is typically explained by the alleged fact that opinions cannot be false — they are subjective. I shall argue that this is […]

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