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The first pitch at Marlins Park in 2012. Roberto Coquis/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY 2.0

Listen to women when they say they’ve been sexually harassed, especially women in sports

Matt Lindsay March 31, 2021
#OPINION We need gender inclusivity in every regard, but especially in sports. Until we can collectively realize that what men in sports are doing is wrong, we are never going to truly achieve equality in sports, or anything else.
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Harvey Weinstein in 2015. The film producer has been accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of women. THOMAS HAWK/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Silence around sexual harassment pervades Hollywood

Thomas James October 29, 2017
In an industry that explores human nature through stories onscreen, it’s the offscreen actions by people with power in the entertainment industry that reveal its dark nature.
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Donald Trump speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. He won the 2016 US election stunning many media outlets who thought he had no chance of winning. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

The Onion Bagel: Alternate Social Studies

Joseph Konig May 7, 2017
From the people who brought you fake news and alternate facts comes Alternate Social Studies 411: Alternate History!
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Bodies of distraction: what school dress codes say about men and women

Bodies of distraction: what school dress codes say about men and women

Christopher Leelum April 20, 2016
How much skin is a woman allowed to show in the classroom? If you’re a man, like me, the answer is easy: as little as possible because I’m trying to concentrate please.
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The negative stigma attached to weed is the driving force behind biased misconceptions. STATESMAN FILE

The societal prejudice against marijuana

Matthew Boose March 11, 2014
Music thumping, bodies sweating, people vomiting – this is a familiar scene to most college students. The drug-fueled party is a fixture in almost every American college. At these events, the real life of the party is alcohol, derived from Arabic al-kuhul, the definitive social lubricant, a drug as ancient as civilization itself.
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Stewart and O’Reilly battle it out

Keith Olsen October 9, 2012

The match was perfect. On Oct. 6, Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart stepped up to podiums in order to make their respective cases for the nation’s ailments and what they believe it will take to bring the...

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