ILSB building begins deconstruction next week
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ILSB building begins deconstruction next week

This is a work of satire. The highly anticipated Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building, first scheduled to be opened in the Spring of 1988, had to be pushed back…

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Debating intersectionality and identities within the Latinx community

Conversation with Dean Miranda at the Dow Commons on February 21, 2013. (Angela J. Cesere)

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Debating intersectionality and identities within the Latinx community

The views expressed in this article are the views of the author. “If you’re Hispanic, then why are you white?” Well, a long, long time ago, all the…

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We have to update our terminology concerning bigotry
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We have to update our terminology concerning bigotry

In the uncomfortable conversations regarding sensitive topics, we often use inadequate terminology to describe the ways that people, especially those in positions of privilege, should act and do…

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A meme amidst a train wreck: Mayor Pugh’s debacle
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A meme amidst a train wreck: Mayor Pugh’s debacle

The views expressed in this article are the views of the author. Baltimore’s Mayor Catherine Pugh, a member of the University of Maryland Medical System Board of Directors,…

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No one is owed my vote

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No one is owed my vote

The views expressed in this article are the views of the author. I remember shortly after the elections in 2016, I got a lot of flak for supporting…

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Solidarity is better than allyship
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Solidarity is better than allyship

“Allyship” is a concept featured heavily in modern social justice movements. UMBC even has an “Intern for Cultural Humility and Student Allyship” at the Mosaic Center and regular…

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