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My Occupy Wall Street

My Occupy Wall Street

One student changed his mind about the movement. by Siddiq Mohammed. When Occupy Wall Street began, I was very doubtful about it. The movement seemed very disorganized. But before Zuccotti Park got dismantled, I visited, which completely changed my mind. I was [...]

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Off Our Backs!

Off Our Backs!

Students shouldn't shoulder CUNY's money problems. Why the tuition increase defies logic by Dustin Plutzer. At a time when the average student graduates with a $25,250 debt, the CUNY board of trustees did what they consider the only rational choice to raise [...]

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Why Can’t I Get Married?

Why Can’t I Get Married?

Is marriage really for white people, as a new book says? One student considers the facts. by Tahira Rhame. I am 21, African American and a woman—and I want to get married to a black man. But in the generation ahead of [...]

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The War Against Planned Parenthood

The War Against Planned Parenthood

Time for a ceasefire. by Rochelle Sterling The federal government doesn't care about your birth control. They don't care about AIDS and STD testing. They don't care about your general reproductive health.  Not enough to continue helping you pay for it, [...]

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