It's time to rethink how we view women after sexual assault cases

In the U.S., we are frequently exposed to stories about powerful men taking advantage of their places in their respective industries. From clothing CEOs like Dov Charney to conservative television hosts like Bill O’Reilly, every once in a while, the public is rocked by news of lawsuits and sexual harassment claims, which are sometimes followed by celebrities and colleagues of the accused publicly condemning their actions.

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Why I'm 'pro-choice'

As long as I have been able to form an opinion on the subject of abortion, I have considered myself to be "pro-choice." This is definitely an unpopular opinion in the conservative area that Grand Valley State University resides in. 

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How school ruins reading

When an English teacher asks students to take out their books, their request is usually followed by animated groans and rolled eyes. In my pre-college schooling, required reading was never enjoyable and I, like many of my classmates, got stuck in the trap of online summaries and SparkNotes. 

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Conspiracy theorists don't know everything

It’s true. Not a single one of us has an infinite mind with the exact knowledge of everything there is to be known. This is, from what I understand, a pretty well-understood fact. Yet, there are people who still believe that they know much more than they really do.  While I could list several types of people whom I’ve seen with this mindset, there’s no one who really jumps out at me more than online conspiracy theorists. 

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The problem with @realDonaldTrump

Today, President Donald Trump's Twitter account has 39.4 million followers, and a cursory look over his recent activity reveals that he frequently tweets a handful of times a day, including 12 tweets Wednesday, Sept. 20, alone. The question is, should the president of the U.S. use Twitter to communicate with the people? 

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