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Jurgen Klinsmann: Mediocre at best?

By Vaibhav Kumar U.S. soccer fans have been patiently waiting for a team that can finally be competitive against top-tier countries around the world. They envisioned a team where fans wouldn’t have to worry about losing to teams like Honduras and Panama but could compete against teams like Brazil and Spain. Sadly, they have been…

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The Facts of Fast Fashion

By Gaby Lohner If you’ve ever shopped at an H&M, Zara, Urban Outfitters, Forever 21, or any shop similar to these, you have participated in the newest fashion trend — no, not the resurgence of chokers — “fast fashion.” Fast fashion consists of runway-to-closet looks, the trends that pop up and disappear in the blink…

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The Punchline on Race

By Shuchi Goyal This article appeared in the Fall ’16 edition of the Georgia Political Review. In the weeks leading up to the 2016 Academy Awards, the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite trended across the internet, criticizing the lack of minority representation among nominees. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hoped that African-American show host and…

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Opinion: A Lament for the Swastika

By Shuchi Goyal This article originally appeared in the Spring 2016 edition of the Georgia Political Review. In the late autumn every year, my family, along with over 800 million other Hindus around the world, celebrates Diwali, the festival of lights and the marker of the new year. Our neighbors in the United States now…

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The Ethics of True Crime TV

By Rachael Andrews True crime has experienced a boom in the last half decade thanks to shows like “Making a Murderer,” the podcast “Serial,” and three upcoming documentaries about the 1996 murder of JonBenét Ramsey from CBS, Investigation Discovery, and A&E. These shows and podcasts have been fodder for water cooler discussions about the innocence…

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