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Casual Use Of Slurs Normalizes Thoughtless, Offensive Profanity


March 30, 2018

Written by Noa Rapoport It is undeniable that people of the 21st century still use slurs that degrade and put down others. A slur is an insinuation or allegation about someone that is likely to insult them in some way. Words...

Cultural Barriers Created by Differences Prevalent, Harmful

Quinn Arbolante

March 30, 2018

By Quinn Arbolante For the past couple years, East Asian culture has swarmed the Western hemisphere. Korean pop (K-pop) concerts and festivals in U.S. cities have sold out, anime is experiencing huge growth and Korean dram...

Staffer learns to embrace interest in foreign culture


March 30, 2018

Written by Collin Jaeger My relationship with Asian culture began about four years ago when I heard Japanese metal music for the first time. To my musically-surfeited ears, Japanese metal was a fresh gift of chaos and wonde...

Societal Preconceptions Create Emotional Walls


March 30, 2018

In a world where appearances matter more than feelings, and where teenagers spend hours gazing through photos to find the perfect one to post online, it’s not a surprise that emotions, especially negative ones, are often los...

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