Substantial Increase in Emissions, Despite Record Coal Retirement

Erin Zipman, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019

The United States shut down about 15 gigawatts of coal power energy in 2018 (twice that of 2017’s coal power plant retirements), according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. This amount is significant - ab...

Scientists’ Open Letter Against Trump’s Gender Memo

Erin Zipman, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Just a few weeks ago, the Trump administration threatened to establish a distinctly binary legal definition of gender based on one’s genitals. In essence, it would eliminate transgender, intersex, and gender non-conforming peopl...

LGBTQ+ Rights Threatened Again – Let’s Not Look Away

Erin Zipman, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018

Last week, the Trump Administration proposed to rewrite the definition of gender under Title IX of the Education Amendments. Title IX prohibits gender-based discrimination in education programs or activities that receive fede...

Is USA Day Too Political?

Cora Scolaro, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

On Spirit Week's USA Day, what did you expect? Students with red, white, and blue shirts? What you may have not expected was the sheer number of shirts and hats depicting the wearer’s political views. Or maybe you did? Ev...

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