Housing Inequality in the Time of Covid

The impact of Covid on the United States has been incredibly devastating. Its effects have not only brought new problems to the surface, but they also have increased existing issues in exponential proportions. One of these existing issues is that of Housing Inequality, which has disproportionately impacted many Americans since the early 1900s. Some of […]

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Campus Silence is Violence: BIPOC Student Activism in Times of Unrest

We’ve just witnessed the election of America’s first female, Black and Asian American Vice President. Yet, this country finds itself arguably the most divided it has been in decades. Following the national summer of racial uprisings that sprung up in reaction to George Floyd’s unlawful murder, we as a nation (and as a campus community) […]

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The Court is in Session: What the Future of the Supreme Court Looks Like With Amy Coney Barrett

With the recent election, Americans’ attention has been focused on the electoral college (and its legitimacy) and swing states (and the votes that make them up). And while this election is incredibly important, it is equally important not to fall into the cycle of forgetting about the news of yesterday in order to focus on […]

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Op Ed: Why Food is a Radical Force

We’re living in a time with precious little joy. Millions have lost their jobs, forcing them to rely on unattainable and unsustainable government benefits; students have been sent home from school, turning parents into teachers or students into workers as a result; everyone has been cut off from friends and family, creating an epidemic of […]

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Police Reform within Dutchess County

The current condition of the United States has been nothing short of divided since the State of Emergency was announced in March of 2020. With the politicization of mask-wearing and quarantine, and the ever increasing national coronavirus cases, the presidential election has only succeeded in further dividing the country. Rampant chaos of the pandemic and […]

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Uighurs Under Persecution

In the past three decades, a new stereotype emerged to victimize over 1.8 billion peoplebecause of their religion, Islam. While not every Muslim is directly exposed to this stereotype daily, many actions have been taken to discriminate against Muslims around the world. This includes the travel ban placed on seven Muslim countries under the Trump […]

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Once upon a Colonial Time: The Story of White Environmentalism

Patagonia and Blundstone clad, mason jar toting activists make up the image of the environmentalist today. Stereotypical? Yes. But true? Also yes. White, college educated, and middle class– these are the individuals who have come to represent the majority of the environmentalist movement.  As we learn to maneuver our lives through a COVID-19 ridden reality, […]

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