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OPINION: Is There Room for Pro-Life Women in Feminism?

By Rachael Andrews After the Women’s March on Washington on January 21, a day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, drew historic crowds and brought together women from all over the country to D.C., Emily Crockett of Vox wrote an article titled, “Can you be a pro-life feminist? The Women’s March on Washington offered some insights,” 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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Opinion: The Case for Syrian Refugees

By Vaibhav Kumar In 2011, the Arab Spring began in the Middle East and with it came the overthrowing of dictatorships around the region. It began in Tunisia with the overthrowing of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on January 25, 2011 and soon after revolutionaries overthrew Hosni Mubarak in Egypt. During this time in Syria,…

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Opinion: Merrick Garland Blues

By Torus Lu Eight months ago, Merrick Garland was nominated to the Supreme Court, only to face unprecedented obstruction from Senate Republicans.  Meanwhile, America has suffered the negative consequences of an empty seat in the highest court in the nation. Since Justice Antonin Scalia’s death on February 13, the Supreme Court has faced severe limitations…

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Opinion: Killing the Death Penalty

By Kristin Fillingim Over the course of history, society has gradually overturned institutions of inhumanity. From slavery to torture, we continue to abandon practices that are deemed cruel and unusual. In 1948, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which establishes to every individual the right to protection from deprivation of…

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