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March for Our Lives emphasizes advocacy, midterm voting

  The March for Our Lives may have taken place on March 24, 2018, but the impact will last longer than that day. “The march is not the climax of this movement, it is the beginning,” Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Cameron Kasky said to the more than 800,000 estimated attendees. “It is the springboard off […]

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Counting my way to an eating disorder

Editor’s Note: Language and description in this article may trigger those who are or have been affected by an eating disorder. Eating disorders affect each person differently. This is just one story. Calorie counting apps trigger eating disorders With a new year comes New Year’s resolutions. Many people vow to stay healthy, get fit and […]

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Racial slur in residence hall prompts strong student reaction

Editor’s Note: Loquitur realizes the use of the ethnic slur in the story is offensive. However, Loquitur is using it to convey the severity of the incident and believes the use of the word is crucial to a full understanding of this news event. Photos: Cabrini-Stands-with-Sennia Video by Hope Daluisio After all the Welcome to College signs […]

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Straws: Sucking the life out of Earth

Each year the world, as a whole, throws away 2.12 billion tons of waste. Of that 2.12 billion tons, hardly any of it makes it to a recycling center. A large contributor to those 2.12 billion tons of waste are straws. In the United States alone, 500 million plastic straws are used and thrown away […]

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How climate change impacts livelihoods in Guatemala

Guatemala is one of the most ecologically diverse nations on the planet. It contains a vast abundance of natural resources. Many are unaware, though, how the areas in this region are being impacted by threats from environmental degradation and climate change.   Rural food producers who depend on natural resources face challenges. Meanwhile, Guatemala is an underdeveloped country that is extremely […]

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The life and struggles of a domestic abuse survivor

Author’s Note: The names in this article have been changed to protect the identity of the persons involved. The name of the expert on domestic violence, Tommie Wilkins, has remained the same. This is a five-part series. To skip to a particular chapter, use the text below. Chapter one: How it all began As a […]

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The trees have eyes

“Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, seven times cursed and seven times sealed….Never shall I forget those moments which murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to dust. Never shall I forget these things, even if I am […]

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Leaving jobs for dreams

In his 1971 best selling song “Imagine,” English musician John Lennon said, “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.” While Lennon was dreaming of a peaceful world without division of religion and nationality, his lyric can also apply to those who are stuck in steady standstill jobs, afraid to take […]

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The good and bad of a National Hockey League expansion

Bill Foley and his new Las Vegas expansion team will enter the National Hockey League (NHL) for the 2017-2018 season, after the league announced their arrival back in June. This means that the new Las Vegas team will become the 31st team in the league and will have an expansion draft to go through next […]