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Commentary: Free to Tweet
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Commentary: Free to Tweet

Social media should be a virtual platform for people from diverse backgrounds and differing viewpoints to effortlessly connect and share their beliefs. Unfortunately, social media companies are limiting free speech by censoring opinions posted on their websites. Twitter, in particular, has been accused countless times of removing and “shadow banning” users for politically motivated reasons….

Commentary: Religion is Not Your Excuse
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Commentary: Religion is Not Your Excuse

I have been a Christian for as long as I can remember — it’s an essential part of my identity. However, there have been times when I struggled with what it means to identify as Christian. In sixth grade, I almost lost faith in my religion when I doubted my church’s welcoming environment. I was sitting…

Commentary: The South’s Old Groove
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Commentary: The South’s Old Groove

Disappointed, but not surprised. If there were any phrase to accurately sum up how I felt watching midterm results roll in for my home state of Florida, this would be it. “I mean, what did you expect?” one of my friends from home texted me as we watched Ron DeSantis, a controversial figure marred by…

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Commentary: A Black Girl’s Argument for Affinity

As I sat in Cochran Chapel listening to Robert Zimmer, President of the University of Chicago (UChicago), and Head of School John Palfrey discuss free expression on college campuses, I realized that I was hesitant to disagree with the guest speaker. Zimmer is an older white male and a University President, the kind of person who seems…

Commentary: Sounds About White
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Commentary: Sounds About White

You might imagine that, in 2018, the racist act of putting on blackface would be rare or at least, widely condemned. On Tuesday, Megyn Kelly, host of the NBC panel discussion “Megyn Kelly Today,” was quoted saying: “You do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts on blackface for Halloween, or…

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