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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Op-Ed: Inter-Fraternity Council responds to The Deceiver Calendar

As a member of a fraternity, I recognize the severe problems that can occur with Greek Life and sexual assault at so many schools across this country. I…

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Op-Ed: Retriever Courage Responds to The Deceiver Calendar

On Wednesday, April 3, the three co-chairs of the Retriever Courage Student Advisory Committee, Aliya Webermann, Nadia BenAissa and Lorraine Dell’Acqua, along with Women’s Center Director Jess Myers,…

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The exhaustion behind climate change
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The exhaustion behind climate change

Climate change is going to be a crucial issue in the next election. Polls from Yale and the Center for American Progress show that climate change is a…

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The art of listening can’t be oversimplified
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The art of listening can’t be oversimplified

In recent times, “bipartisan friendships,” such as those between John Kerry and John McCain or Fred Malek and Madeleine Albright, have been lauded for exemplifying a willingness to…

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Fighting the opinionated human ego and navigating our political unknown
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Fighting the opinionated human ego and navigating our political unknown

Around campus, and as a nation, most would agree: We’re confused. Politically, in particular. The lack of certainty, the surplus of speculation and the overall distrust of the…

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