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Commentary: Relieve stress as the semester ends

There is no doubt finals week is most students’ kryptonite. Believe it or not, there are some tips and tricks we seem to forget about when it is crunch time and we are all stressing out. 


Commentary: What Thanksgiving really stands for

Thanksgiving­ — a time to be grateful for your friends and family, as well as a time of privilege for those who forget that their high school history books may have left out a thing or two about the “harmonious” day between the Native Americans (the Wampanoag), the settlers and the events that followed. 


Commentary: Trans are people too

With the uprising of hatred for transgender individuals in the eyes of the government, President Donald Trump has shown his disapproval of the LGBT community by defining gender strictly on the sex characteristics of biological men and women. 


Cultures are not costumes

Halloween is approaching at lightening speed, and for all of you who dress up for Halloween, sometimes there may be a temptation to dress up as Native Americans.


Commentary: Should teenagers be trick-or-treating?

As we venture into the month of October, wholeheartedly known as “the month of Halloween” in my household, I pose the question: why do we police who gets to participate in Halloween’s events, including trick-or-treating, dressing up or benefiting from the kindhearted patrons who buy a ton of overpriced candy just to give it away?