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Political March on Town Hall

Political March on Town Hall

By Marie Hogan and Raqshan Khan

February 2, 2017

On January 27 President Donald Trump signed an executive order that suspended entry of all refugees to the United States for 120 days, blocked Syrian refugees indefinitely, and denied entry for citizens of six Muslim majority countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen) for 90 days. The order also temporarily blocked ...

Everything You Wanted to Know but Were too Afraid to Ask: Hair Covering and Islam

Everything You Wanted to Know but Were  too Afraid to Ask: Hair Covering and Islam

By Francis Streitmann

June 3, 2016

Though freedom of religion is one of our country’s founding principles, this is often forgotten when discussions of foreign policy arise. Western media portrays veiled women as submissive victims, whilst also perpetuating Islamophobic stereotypes. Generally, discrimination against women who veil has ...

How to Not Pay $1,000 for Snacks: The Art of Smuggling at a Movie Theater

How to Not Pay $1,000 for Snacks: The Art of Smuggling at a Movie Theater

By Francis Streitmann

March 3, 2016

Concession stand purchases make up 20 percent of a theater’s revenue. Those same sales are responsible for 40 percent of a the theater’s average profit*. According to the author of “Why Popcorn Costs so Much at The Movies,” Richard B. Mckenzie, movie theater popcorn is marked up 900-1,200 per...

Students Publicize Anti-Rape Petition

Students Publicize Anti-Rape Petition

By Sarah Asch

May 18, 2015

Sophomores Summer Hutson, Emerson Bualat, Hayley Swanson, and Francis Streitmann have created an online petition in connection with their Change the World project for their Core class. The petition, which they advertised on Facebook and through their Instagram account (@endrapeinmarin), gained a lot...