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Evelina Kurayeva

Evelina Kurayeva
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Can We Please Diversify Our Syllabi?

Upon entering college, I had high hopes that I would be exposed to a series of new perspectives, views, theories and so forth. I certainly believed that higher level learning would grant me the opportunity to not only expand on my own intellect but, more so, educate myself on the different aspects of life that I was not exposed to due to my upbringing and culture. Though I have the utmost respect for philosophers and

Trump’s DACA Repeal Was Blocked by a California Federal Judge

On Tuesday, a federal judge in California blocked Trump’s effort to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA). Trump then responded by tweeting about how unfair the decision was (perhaps the unfair part was him taking away 800,000 immigrants’ basic human rights). It just shows everyone how broken and unfair our Court System is when the opposing side in a case (such as DACA) always runs to the 9th Circuit and almost always


The Word Radical Has Been Rendered Meaningless

“Radical simply means ‘grasping things by the root’.” – Angela Davis The word “radical” is rendered meaningless; the word itself indicates the correlation of the essential nature of an object and being able to revise or change it. The Latin history behind the term precisely denotes that it is merely a root of something, meaning the basics or base of fundamentally anything — though politics has changed the essence entirely. Regardless of whether it is

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