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The Charge

An Argument for Affirmative Action in Universities

An Argument for Affirmative Action in Universities

Stephen Morgan, Opinion Editor
Feb 1, 2023

Universities in the United States have had a long, ugly history with discrimination....

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A clothing rack of clothes from Forever 21 in the Tysons Corner Mall. Fast fashion retailers such as Forever 21 produce inexpensive clothes rapidly in response to the latest trends.

Misconceptions of Thrifting and Fast Fashion

Lexy Panjsheeri
Apr 5, 2022

From popular videos made by big creators such as Emma Chamberlain, "Thrift Hauls"...

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Feminism is White and it Needs to Change

Feminism is White and it Needs to Change

Wamia Chowdhury
Mar 31, 2022

As little girls, we’re taught Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton...

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The Metaverse, a virtual reality world imitating the real world and futurism.

Into The Metaverse: The Implications Surrounding a Virtual Universe

Sanya Sewani
Mar 18, 2022

You enter a world where you start over. New person, new choices, new desires,...

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Public schools must improve in accommodating neurodivergent students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

The Invisible Battle of ADHD in Public Schools

Mateo Csernecky
Feb 12, 2022

A student stares at their test, eyes scanning the page with strained and dry...

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Pictured above, Sakura Haruno, Jolyne Kujo, Mikasa Ackerman, and Nobara Kugisaki.

Shonen Anime: The Tragic Battle of Heroine Writing and Viewer Perception

Arianna Nahim
Jan 18, 2022

In a world filled with mystic power systems, colorful characters, and heart-wrenching...

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The “That Girl” trend. A look at why the seemingly harmless trend is actually affecting the minds of several social media users.

When Self-Improvement Becomes An Aesthetic: The ‘That Girl’ Trend

Aniqa Ahmed, Opinion & News Editor
Nov 10, 2021

She wakes up at 5 a.m. every morning. She showers every day. She never misses...

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Opinion Editor and Staff Writer Victoria Williams share her perspective on the positive impacts of cancel culture.

Cancel Culture is Necessary to Grow as a Person

Victoria Williams
Oct 27, 2021

Everyone makes mistakes and the results of our actions can have minor or major...

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Climate Change Is Not the Change We Wanted: How Students Can Fight This Crisis

Jack Sherwood
Oct 22, 2021

It’s no surprise that climate change is affecting the globe. Hundreds of millions...

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