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We still need a new house

On Jan 21, 2017, as many as 4.6 million Americans gathered in demonstrations across the country in protest of expected challenges under newly-inaugurated President Donald Trump. Believed to have been largest single-day demonstration in our country’s history, the Women’s March demanded full recognition of women’s reproductive rights, the culture of […]

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Prison reform curbs systematic injustice

On the morning of Jan. 26, President Joe Biden signed an executive order that effectively called on the Department of Justice to nullify any future contracts with private prisons. The order is one of the many aimed at addressing systemic racism in the United States and will terminate agreements with […]

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Op-ed: Social Work: Is it a job for you?

Does today’s reality make you feel overwhelmed? Maybe make you field like there’s nothing you can do about it? Becoming a social worker might just be the answer you’re looking for. We are in unprecedented times. The world is facing a pandemic, civil rights and social justice are being assaulted […]

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K-Pop is a start

For a lot of people, K-Pop gaining traction in the United States didn’t change their lives at all. Some haven’t even heard of it. Some were excited to see their favorite artists becoming popular in their own country. But for me, and for a lot of other Korean Americans like […]

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The America we deserve

We’re free.  That’s all I could think when I read the news.  Joe Biden won the election. He actually did it. I was fearful on election night that it wouldn’t happen. But it did.   Donald Trump lost.   A big smile appeared on my face. I looked up over the horizon of the ocean. The sun seemed to shine brighter. Something […]

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It’s a start

I learned a lot the past four years. When Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, I was only 16 years old. I knew Trump was my least favorite option, I knew that Clinton was my preferred candidate, but I had yet to see the world. Being in Vermont, a […]

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Editorial Series: Gawrys considers campus impact

Editor’s note: This is the second of a four-part series of editorials written by the Spartan editors explaining our reasoning and reactions following the racist email story and choosing not to name the sender. Writing a story about a racist student is tricky. As a reporter, I want everyone to […]