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August 21, 2020

Dozens of American University freshmen are planning to stay at the Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown D.C. after being told that it was ill-advised by the Vice President of Campus Life Fanta Aw. Screenshots from a Facebook group titled "AU Residence Inn DC" sent to the...

July 28, 2020

I recently watched the new movie Palm Springs on Hulu and found it oddly relatable. I also don’t seem to be the only one. The film set a streaming record on Hulu, netting more hours watched on its opening weekend then any other film in the same period. It’s a time-loop...

May 28, 2020

2019 was dubbed "The Year of the Protest." From Sudan to Hong Kong to Chile, people across the globe took to the streets to protest the political elites of their society. They protested against political, societal, and economic inequality that has become pervasive acro...

May 3, 2020

We are only four months into 2020. So far, the year has been defined by one crisis after another. The year started with the U.S. assassinating Iranian major general Qassem Soleimani by airstrike. In the months that followed, Australia became engulfed in wildfire, the U...

March 16, 2020

In the past week, the world has been turned upside down by the coronavirus.

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March 9, 2020

“You know, I’m just really tired of this world,” Senator Elizabeth Warren says to M.S.N.B.C. host Chris Matthews as he struggles to comprehend the legitimacy of pregnancy discrimination.

Senator Warren is tired because in 1971, she was fired because she was pregnant, a...

February 12, 2020

The 2020 Democratic primary began last week with the Iowa caucuses. It was—to put it mildly—an absolute mess. The results did not come out until a week later. And even then, there were inconsistencies in the reported state delegate counts and vote tallies between more...

February 5, 2020

It’s time to stop being surprised that Senate Republicans are not listening to Americans. On January 31, 51 Senate Republicans officially stated that they are opposed to calling new witnesses for the trial of President Donald Trump, even though 75 percent of Americans ...

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