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Too Far West from West - Gaijin and the 2016 Election

Emilie Hagen was sitting in the teachers’ staffroom when the news came in: Trump had pulled ahead. That wasn’t supposed to happen. It couldn’t. It shouldn’t. 1,386 more words

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As I sit to write the boys are in the bath, happily playing after a pretty big day. They attended a seven-year-old birthday party where the weather was sunny and beautiful and they ran around with all their mates at the nature playground. 648 more words


UMD Dining -- No return on investment

By James Marrow

University of Maryland students returned from summer vacation this year to the campus’s new dining plan. The plan is an all-you-can-eat, Anytime Dining system that is similar to most universities in the Big Ten. 464 more words

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Black Political Science Association resurfaces with major changes

By Simret Aklilu

UMD’s Black Political Science Association (BPSA), formerly known as the Black Political Student Association, is making a comeback in the 2016-2017 school year after a short-lived hiatus, said junior Government and Politics major and current president of the BPSA, Breonna Massey. 555 more words


Taking a Knee for Justice: Sports, Protest and Politics

By Alexis Ojeda-Brown

The year is 1968, at the Mexico City Olympics and runners John Carlos and Tommie Smith both win bronze and gold medals for the United States, respectively, in the 200m race. 995 more words

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It's Not "Just Hair."

By Alexis Ojeda-Brown

This whole movement for natural hair may seem a little extreme to some, especially to those who aren’t Black women. Hair is just hair, right? 713 more words

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Marriage and Weddings in Japan

Early this year I attended a farewell party for one of my JTE’s. It was just an ordinary party; give a toast, eat food, and drink copious amounts of alcohol. 384 more words