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Roe v. Wade’s defeat continues to wreak havoc months later

Anya Marquardt and Christine Kelley August 10, 2022
#OPINION: Abortion rights in America are taking a nosedive. In the month since Roe v. Wade’s defeat, states have put abortion on the ballot. Eleven states bar even rape and incest victims from getting abortions.
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To go green, we must take smaller steps in legislation

Anya Marquardt April 24, 2021
#OPINION In order to address climate change, legislation must be passed. Even if we don’t agree with all the Green New Deal proposes, we can see it as a positive step toward solving one of the world’s most pressing problems.
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Despite Alabama defeat, Amazon employees should continue their union fight

Anya Marquardt April 15, 2021
#OPINION Recent reports have come out targeting Amazon for exposing their workers to inhumane conditions. Amid these reports, Amazon workers have been moving towards forming labor unions in order to gain extra protection and rights in the workplace. 
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The consequences of romanticizing mental illnesses

Anya Marquardt October 4, 2020
#OPINION Do not rely on a show or movie that portrays someone with a mental disorder to make you declare that you have a disorder. The romanticization of mental health is harmful to all of us, whether you have a mental disorder or not.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy deserves to be remembered 

Anya Marquardt September 30, 2020
#OPINION Ruth Bader Ginsberg spent her entire life breaking gender norms and fighting for others. No matter how difficult the challenge ahead of her was, she continued to persevere.
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To all college students: Stop partying

Anya Marquardt September 12, 2020
#OPINION Many academic institutions across the country have reported outbreaks of COVID-19 on their campuses, with many of them being attributed to a common occurrence: Parties. These parties need to stop to allow students to safely remain on campus.
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Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting on Sept. 5, 2019. The USG elections will end on Friday, Sept. 11.BERNARD SANCHEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Do your part – vote for USG elections this week

Anya Marquardt September 10, 2020
#OPINION It is up to us, the student body, to choose who we want to represent us. We should take advantage of this opportunity, as those in office will be the ones who push for more initiatives to help the student body.
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