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Staff Editorial: Supreme Court approves halting the census

In an action that will have lasting effects on accuracy of data and underrepresentation of communities, the Supreme Court has decided to halt the 2020 census despite the difficulties faced in collecting data during the COVID-19 pandemic that have left large portions of the country unaccounted for.  Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court suspended a lower

The Anarchy Gauntlet: Ad-Lawrentian Amnesty

 The Anarchy Gauntlet is a column attempting to move away from my more traditional Marxist-themed articles to a framework centered around anarchism, which better reflects my beliefs. Anarchism advocates for the end to unjustified hierarchies from boss-worker relations to even parent-child dynamics as we know them. Anarchists believe in the same post-capitalism, communist society as

We are not supposed to talk about this: Get out of my vote

Luther Abel – Columnist      In the last couple of months, we have been bombarded with “Did you vote?” banners, notifications and communications from organizations such as Facebook, the bookstore and the neighborhood CBD shop. Instagram will hold your hand as you look to see whether you are registered and send you to the

When I speak Spanish

    I have been learning Spanish off and on for the last 17 years. At times, I’d have actual classes, but I went through periods of time where I wasn’t taking classes and would therefore go without any usage of the language.      Nobody in my immediate family has ever spoken or understood

Finding Caguana

    Knowledge is powerful. How you choose to share that knowledge and apply it is even more powerful. Writing is powerful. Words on paper, scribbled by pens, pencils and other writing utensils, is a method to hold emotions, stories and shared history. Stories, novels and poetry.        The words used to construct

The Anarchy Gauntlet: Anarchy vs. white supremacy Pt. II

The Anarchy Gauntlet is a column attempting to move away from my more traditional Marxist-themed articles to a framework centered around anarchism, which better reflects my beliefs. Anarchism advocates for the end to unjustified hierarchies, from boss-worker relations to even parent-child dynamics as we know them. Anarchists believe in the same post-capitalism, communist society as

We are not supposed to talk about this: Supreme Court decisions

Fariba Lale – Columnist     When Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away last month, liberal blue checks took to Twitter, threatening violence and riots should President Trump nominate a replacement before the election, while democratic leadership pointed to Ginsburg’s desire not to be replaced until a new president took office.      Back in 2016,

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