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The History of American Political Liberalism and Social Activism

Social activism is a proactive attempt to right the societal wrongs of society through the centralization of marginalized voices through various liberation movements. Social justice work mirrors the myriad of political, economic, social and spiritual ideologies coalescing in various manifestations without one central school of thought dominating discourse. However, political liberalism has melted into social

Student panel shares experiences with activism

Student leaders share personal experience in activism. Photo by Luke Payne. On Tuesday, May 16, the Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA) held its last public event of the school year—a student panel discussing the philosophy of activism. The event was held in the Diversity Center and was well-attended. The discussion was moderated by senior Deepankar

A Conversation on Activism with Helen Boyd Kramer

Many students are well aware of the importance of community activism outside of campus. Engaging in volunteerism and taking a stance on issues in the community and within society is essential towards creating change. Lawrentians are very involved with activism fighting against injustices on campus, and this spirit should be extended and brought to the

Staff Editorial: Sensational Reporting and Political Activism

Throughout this past election cycle, Americans have witnessed a rise in sensational reporting. This election was so aggrandized that it often seemed like spectacle rather than crucial nationwide changes. With a continuous flow of news coverage of each candidate’s respective scandals, the media has brought to the forefront certain issues and let others sit in

DAPL and Activism

You may have noticed your friends posting their Facebook location as Standing Rock, N.D., even though you just saw them hung over in the café this morning. Hundreds of thousands of people are virtually checking into Standing Rock to show their solidarity with the cause and confuse police. But is it effective? The message being

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