Questioning the Extent of Free Speech: Je Suis Charlie

Liza Layer

April 28, 2016

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The world came out in support for satire in January, as cartoonists rallied for a magazine that made a business out of criticizing popular beliefs. They formed part of the  movement known as “Je suis Charlie,” translated ...

AU’s Teach-in on Implicit Bias: Confronting Racism

Lydia Crouthamel

April 28, 2016

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The recent indictment in Ferguson may have raised questions about racism in America, but some American University students believe discussing them may be the key to reducing racism among students on college campuses.On Jan. 24, AU...

Deconstructing Obama’s Nuclear Overhaul: Countdown to Zero

Rachel Falek

April 28, 2016

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Fists rose up in protest as over a hundred demonstrators clung to signs displaying the words “No $1 Trillion Nuclear Arsenal.” Protesters chanted “Zero nukes” and “What does democracy look like? This is what democracy...

Students Contest Tuition Hikes: End-ing Debt

Mary Martsen

April 28, 2016

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Student debt is at an all-time high, totaling over $1.2 trillion in 2014, according to CNNMoney.Education Not Debt (END), a student-run campus organization that I am a part of, gathered on Jan. 23 in front of the University Bud...

Poets Pave the Way for Justice: Black Lives Matter

Ben Pitler

April 27, 2016

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Protests broke out around the nation following controversial court decisions on excessive police force in Ferguson, Mo., and New York. Most of these demonstrations were non-violent, but a few became destructive. All of them w...

Rallying to Support Police: Blue Lives Matter

Angeline Rosato

April 27, 2016

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“I Support My Man in Blue.” “My Husband Works Hard for You.” “Blue Lives Matter.” These are only some of the phrases that adorned handmade signs at the Jan. 17 “Sea of Blue” march, a recent pro-police marc...

Challenging the Government's Use of Torture: CIA Under Fire

Cate Tanenbaum

April 27, 2016

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Activist groups such as Witness Against Torture and CODEPINK have responded to recent Senate findings on the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program, organizing protests around the country. During the tour, the grassroots gr...

Occupy Sodastream: Columbia Heights

Julia Rapp

April 27, 2016

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The Jewish Voice for Peace DC Metro Chapter gathers monthly outside of DC USA, a shopping mall just down the street from Columbia Heights Metro Station. Its goal is to convince managers of the stores and passersby to boycott Soda...

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