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I've got be honest. I love the guys with the “Evolution is a Lie” signs. The collective disgust that spreads through campus every time they park themselves on our quad fills me with hope. We all feel the discomfort that comes with their blatant homophobia, racism, sexism and all the other -i…

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On Oct. 24, Representative Daniel Hunt filed a bill for a constituent that would ban the use of the B* word. Social media outlets went off on Hunt for the bill. “A person who uses the word “bitch” directed at another person to accost, annoy, degrade or demean the other person shall be consid…

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We’ve all done it. We’ve all refused to read the textbook for a class we are taking—some of us go so far as to not even bother to purchase the text itself. And I have no intention on condemning this practice, as I completely understand it. UMass Boston students often commute, and those who a…

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The National Basketball Association is rapidly becoming the foremost popular professional sports league across America, and just as quickly in the rest of the world. As its global expansion steadily continues, and its domestic ratings rise, the demographics of fans the NBA caters to, expands…

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As a student at UMass Boston, I’m always trying to be healthy and lose weight. I’m always looking for an easy way to play a sport and have fun, rather than do mundane exercises. Don’t get me wrong; equipment can help keep you healthy, but you should diversify your lifestyle to be fit. The th…

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Do you remember where you were on Tuesday, Nov. 8th, 2016? I do. I remember it very vividly—and I think most people do. Whatever political ideology you ascribe to—or even if you consider yourself apolitical—the 2016 election probably impacted you in some way. For me, I was very politically a…

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When coral reefs, or corals, in general, are mentioned, ideas of picturesque coral reefs that are brightly colored, with tropical fish swimming all around them comes to mind. The mere idea of corals in New England seems a bit far-fetched and a little unbelievable. With global climate change …

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The questions, “where to live?” and “how to pay rent?” are often wondered aloud after leaving the freshman dorm, or coming here as a transfer student. You may want to go to a place like Harbor Point, or the Peninsula apartments, since it’s so close to UMass Boston, and it’s easy access to th…

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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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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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