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The first thing I am going to acknowledge is that Rex Maverick made some good points and argues his point of view well. The facts he provided were interesting and used well, and I see his point of view even if I do not fully agree with it, because I feel the benefits outweigh the negatives. …

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With May finally here, and June right around the corner, the weather is expected to become beautiful. Yes, the weather isn’t the nicest at the moment, but summer should bring long days of sunshine and warmth. And with the change of weather, and the end of the semester fast approaching, some …

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An earlier issue of this newspaper contained an article about the problems with democracies and illegal immigration titled "Democracy & White Privilege." I found the article highly offensive, although not for the reasons most people who have read the article would expect. 

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There are two summers that cemented my eagerness to enter the medical field. One was a summer in an urban jungle, surrounded by ambitious minds hungering for intellect like mine. The other was spent in scorching heat, my mind vibrating with realizations about the world we live in.

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Following the recent talk regarding the Green New Deal at the University of Massachusetts Boston, I have been thinking about the long-term ramifications of this piece of legislation. While I do believe in climate change and its impending ramifications, I also believe that the climate does no…

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When we speak about abortion, we speak in hushed tones and tread around each other for the sake of formality. We avoid engaging in debate for the sake of courtesy. I do mean debate in the sense of “pro-life v. pro-choice,” but I’m arguing for shifting the debate. It is time we stop arguing f…

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“Dear Resident, we have your package at the East Building's Front Desk. Please bring your student ID and package number to get your package.” I was excited, just like any other time, that one of the numerous things I had ordered had arrived. I wasn’t sure what it was but getting a package is…

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When I left high school, I left as a weary individual who measured her inner excellence based on the numbers on her transcript. I left as an individual who had been taught for 12 years how to be excellent at regurgitating information. I left as an individual armed with the sole truth in our …

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