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Cissxism at Denison Is Common

OMARI GARRETT — I debated a while with myself whether or not to discuss myself in such an open way, but, in writing, I have come to consider who I am speaking for and the communities I represent. After appearing on Tucker [...]

May 11, 2018 Blog, Opinion

Mass Incarceration: Racialized Social Control in the U.S.

MAE ROSENTHAL — In the United States today, we have grown numb to modern-day racial injustice. Although the rights of African-Americans today are ostensibly equal to those of white Americans, black Americans still suffer oppression, albeit in more subtle ways than that [...]

May 11, 2018 Blog, Opinion

Want Your Message to Go Global? Tweet About It.

LILY WESTBROOK — Katherine Hobson of National Public Radio argues that social media is making people lonelier, but meanwhile, researchers are proving that social media is playing a significant role towards bringing the world together. When unarmed African American teenager, Michael Brown, [...]

May 10, 2018 Blog, Opinion

Students Must Raise Voices To Protect Open Internet

U.S. SENATOR SHERROD BROWN —  Last week I had the opportunity to speak with student journalists from several of Ohio’s college newspapers about the issue of net neutrality. Net neutrality rules help ensure that we have a free and open Internet. [...]

April 16, 2018 Blog, Opinion

POC: We Need to Address Somethings

OMARI GARRETT — I do not identify as a person of color. While I would welcome someone to describe me as such, and even associate myself with of persons of color, “person of color/POC” is not a term I use to describe [...]

April 16, 2018 Blog, Opinion

Issues Are Only Issues When They’re White

OMARI GARRETT — It has been repeated in some conversations that spaces such as La Fuerza, OUTLOOK and the BSU are divisive; that these organizations do not need to exist. It’s also been said that since there is no need for a [...]

April 16, 2018 Blog, Opinion