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Vagina is not a dirty word

The amount of fear associated with the word “vagina” is absurd. Tampon commercials completely skirt the word, even though companies are making a profit off of vaginas and their needs. In public schools, the word “vagina” is censored from the ...

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My favorite feminist heroes are suddenly sexist

Dear Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem, you have lost your way. For the longest time, you were both icons of equality and feminism. But last week, you let down so many women who had clung to your every word as ...

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Republican Senate hopeful visits Fresno State

“Fresno is the heart of the Valley” said Duf Sundheim, a Republican hopeful running for the Senate. Sundheim was in Fresno last week, visiting Fresno State on his border to border tour of California that started in the north of ...

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The CDC’s sexist advisory

Women are now asked to live on some form of birth control from the time they are 21 until they encounter menopause because they hold the capacity to possibly give birth. Is this a dystopian novel? No. It is the ...

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The first voting of the 2016 election is done

The results of the Iowa caucus are in – with Ted Cruz taking a surprising lead over Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton pulling a slight win over Bernie Sanders. Cruz took eight delegates with 27.6 percent of the popular vote. ...

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Real people break stereotypes – there’s nothing wrong with that

Lately on social media, there seems to be this trend of showing pictures of mildly attractive men and women doing mundane things, with text over them arbitrarily calling them “real” men or women. These photos are ridiculous. There is no ...

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Is Ted Cruz eligible to be president?

This month, presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has come under fire in regards to his eligibility for president. Cruz was born in Canada. He moved to Texas when he was 4. The Constitution says that, “No person except a natural born ...

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Stop laughing at Trump

Something dangerous is happening in the GOP. Donald Trump is leading in the polls. Consistently. At first, the Democratic Party laughed it off as a joke. I mean, who could take Donald Trump seriously? He tossed out reporters based on ...

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Snaps we are tired of seeing

Videos of you singing. You are not Beyonce. You cannot hold a note for as long as Adele can. Stop trying. And there is always a lag between the music and your voice. Or, you can try to be smooth ...

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Democratic discussion on health care

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton went head-to-head in South Carolina Sunday at the Democratic debate. The leading topic: health care. Just two hours prior to the start of the debate, Vermont Sen. Sanders unveiled a new plan for health care ...

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Disregarding Trump will make America great again

Once again Donald Trump has alerted the nation to his ignorance. This past Monday, Trump responded to President Barack Obama’s national address regarding the shooting in San Bernardino that killed 14 people. The motives behind the attack are still being ...

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Let’s be done with finals forever

As we approach the end of the semester yet again, the impending week of final exams incites fear in the hearts of students everywhere. While a few of us are confident in our test taking capabilities, most of us are ...

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Navigating your family’s holidays

It never fails – every year during the holidays you are forced to make face with your colorful family. There are a number of characters who you see in every family, and a number of ways to deal with them, ...

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Stand with Planned Parenthood

No matter how you feel about abortion, do not take it out on Planned Parenthood or its patrons. Don’t picket its buildings. Don’t harass its patrons. The men and women using these services are not guilty of anything other than ...

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Where have all the good movies gone?

Hollywood has run out of creativity. So few movies this year have been original, not in the sense that they are lacking in creative story lines, but rather, they are mostly continuations, remakes, sequels or based on books. Even the ...

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The Worst of Facebook

Lately there has been a decline in Facebook users. It can be said that the reason for this is the rise of stupid people abusing the social platform. So here is a compiled list of idiotic things people do and ...

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Ladies: No Shave November

No Shave November is not just for men. The month of November is often referred to as No Shave November – a time when men and women alike give up shaving in favor of a more natural look. The trend ...

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Get your game on

Don’t forget about board games. All too often in our busy lives, we forget the simplicity of a game with friends. In an age in which everything is digitized, it can be easy to forget the value of a face ...

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