Category Archives: culture

Never Forget the Women’s March on Washington

It’s been a little over two months since Donald Trump was elected the unfortunate 45th president of the United States. Nothing celebratory accompanied his Inauguration. The parade and subsequent balls failed to clear the dark clouds over Washington. The following … Continue reading

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Scapegoating Hillary

As I type, Hillary Clinton’s lead in the popular vote stands at over 1.7 million votes. Her loss to Donald Trump marks the second time in her career that she’s been forced to concede an election despite having won a … Continue reading

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This is not normal.

If there were ever a time I hoped to be wrong, this would’ve been that time. Shortly after the Iowa Caucuses in February, I wrote an article titled, “Here comes the revolution, but it’s not what you think.” In that … Continue reading

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Is the media shaping our opinions? Yes it is.

“Here’s what I think is going on, and I think we’ll have to do more research and understand it better. I think you’re really on to something. There is a sense of disappointment among young people about politics, and there … Continue reading

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Understanding White Privilege: A Guide For White People

By J Lee Hugar On a cool sun-filled day sixteen years ago, I casually drove my work van through a bluster of city streets with the windows rolled down and Eminem blasting through the speakers. I’m not entirely sure why … Continue reading

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TrollPatrol9: A Countdown of the Worst People on Social Media This Week

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All good things must end at some point. Next week will be the final week of TrollPatrol, followed by an analysis on the project. It was all at once, fun and tiresome. . .   #10 We should be better, … Continue reading

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TrollPatrol8: A Countdown of the Worst People on Social Media This Week

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#10 Okay Maria, but this article is about Elizabeth Warren. #9 He can’t hear you, Jenifer. You’re on the Internet, and he’s in Cuba. #8 As opposed to before, when they didn’t taste like cardboard? Not sure I get your … Continue reading

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TrollPatrol 7: A Countdown of the Worst People on Social Media This Week

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#10 Alexander has anger issues. #9 Translation: Mike plays Warcraft. #8 Bob understands pigs and acorns. I don’t. #7 Wait. What’s a “wall boner?” #6 Not everything deserves a hashtag. #5 Christopher Anthony thinks about things. Alot. #4 Does it … Continue reading

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Disturbing the Nest: My Brief Experience with the Bernie Sanders Revolution

  Call it an ad hoc anthropologic exercise. One minute you’re busily going through your daily routine, getting the kids breakfast, making sure they’re not setting fire to the furniture, the next you’re delving into the world of the Bernie … Continue reading

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