RSSCategory: Social Activism

Sanctuary Cities: Boston

Sanctuary Cities: Boston

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

As immigration controversy heats up, sanctuary cities have become a major player in the national debate. How does Boston fit in to the picture?

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Setting Things “Straight”

Setting Things “Straight”

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

No offense, straight people, but I’m pretty tired of you.

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Understanding DACA: DACA in Court

Understanding DACA: DACA in Court

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

DACA’s lifespan was full of controversy, especially about its constitutionality. Knowing what the US court system has ruled is vital for our understanding.

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TERFs and “Transtrenders”: Gatekeeping in the Queer Community

TERFs and “Transtrenders”: Gatekeeping in the Queer Community

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s painful to watch as people who should be standing together are instead attacking one another.

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Understanding DACA: What It Says

Understanding DACA: What It Says

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

DACA was controversial on the way in, and it’s controversial on the way out. Morality, constitutionality, and simple human welfare all seem to be on line, but gray zones surround every part of DACA’s existence and legality. As a subject of argument and passionate belief between people from every different background, DACA is worth examining […]

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Being Broke in College: The Effect of Socioeconomic Status on the College Experience

Being Broke in College: The Effect of Socioeconomic Status on the College Experience

| October 16, 2017 | 3 Comments

College is often painted as the “equalizer” in the playing field of life, in relation to the socioeconomic status you are born and raised with. I’m calling bullshit.

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Pop Punk Renaissance

Pop Punk Renaissance

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

I still enjoy the music, but as I’ve aged I’ve been able to take a step back from the almost cult-ish nature of the fanbase.

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Looking for a New Binge

Looking for a New Binge

| October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Is television ruined for me forever? Have I become too jaded for this storytelling medium?

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Misplaced Oppression

Misplaced Oppression

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Regardless of how I describe myself, there are (and may always be) people who perceive me as a woman and treat me as such.

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