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Why affirmative consent is relevant

Why affirmative consent is relevant

October 3, 2014


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California lawmakers recently passed State Senate Bill 967, which requires all colleges receiving state funding to adhere to new policies with regards to dating, relationships and most notably, sexual assault. Moving away from the traditional standard of “no means no”, the bill’s basis is affi...

Pros & Cons: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Kayla Guo and Brenda Reyn

October 3, 2014


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The ALS Ice Bucket challenge gained popularity this summer on social media. The debate below addresses the effectiveness of this challenge in terms of its ability to raise awareness and donations for the condition. BRENDA REYN: As I scrolled through my newsfeed, instead of the usual cute animal photos, I ...

Simple solutions to overcome everyday Stevenson struggles

Nitya Gupta, Managing Editor of Production

October 3, 2014


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   Adolescent awkwardness is nearly impossible to avoid. But if you're tired of the uncomfortable silences, judgmental stares and raised eyebrows, read up on Statesman's guidelines on how to properly deal with daily Stevenson struggles Traveler Problems Even after sprinting out of class, c...

Editor peels away layers to reveal true colors

Fathma Rahman, Managing Editor of Production

October 3, 2014


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  Inspired and teary-eyed, I remember the waves of emotion that overcame me after watching “The Blind Side” with my friends. As we left the theater, they immediately began to rant about Sandra Bullock’s character, Leigh Anne—judging her tough and direct personality, irritated by her lack...

Why assignment notebooks matter

Izabela Zaluska, Copy Editor

October 3, 2014


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When students arrived at orientation this year, they were confused as to why they did not receive assignment notebooks, something that for years, has been a necessity in the eyes of students. Since the student guidebook went online this year, assignment notebooks were not seen as necessary as they were...

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