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Smoking Out Big Pharma: Why We Haven't Legalized

Amanda Molloy

January 25, 2017

On Oct. 18, 2006, Matt and Paige Figi had twins named Chase and Charlotte. Born without any medical complications, Charlotte seemed to be a happy and healthy baby. But what the Figis didn’t know about their daughter would al...

Changes in Mennonites’ Apolitical Culture: God Before Government

Paloma Losada, Staff Editor

April 28, 2016

The Mennonite community in the United States hasn’t been known to line up by the hundreds outside polling stations, hold picket signs protesting unjust laws or advocate for a certain candidate. Though they have traditionally s...

Working Around Imposter Syndrome: Who do You Think You Are?

Kendra Yoshinaga

April 28, 2016

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor once told the New York Times that she was always looking over her shoulder, wondering if she measured up. Author Maya Angelou said that every time she wrote a book, she felt like she had “...

Strong Ladies of Women’s Rugby: Down and Dirty

Lindsey Grutchfield

April 28, 2016

Rugby is an intensely physical sport. With 80 minutes of nonstop play and only a 10 minute halftime, it is more punishingly cardiovascular than football, with all of the contact and none of the padding. Needless to say, bumps...

Questioning the Extent of Free Speech: Je Suis Charlie

Liza Layer

April 28, 2016

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 ...