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The Webcomics Vacuum

The Webcomics Vacuum Webcomics are amazing medium, filled will all sorts of experimentation, talent and a diversity of stories, people, and topics … Keep Reading

School Choice & Betsy DeVos

Drew Phillips, Staff Writer February 25th, 2017 The phenomenon we have been witnessing over the course of the last several months surrounding the U.S. Department of Education and newly appointed Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, has been an enlightening microcosm of what’s been happening on the political left of late. The ordeal has been a controversy… Keep Reading

Goucher Sporting Voices: Are the Patriots Fun to Hate?

Michael Layer, Sports Editor February 15th, 2017 People watching at Goucher is always amusing on game day. One of my favorite things about Goucher is seeing the various jerseys students wear to class, mentally catalogue who supports which team, and see them proudly strut their colors down the Van Meter highway. During the Super Bowl… Keep Reading

Goucher Students March for Women’s Rights

Usha Kaul, Staff Writer February 15th, 2017 On January 21, 2017, the day following the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump, over 4,956,000 people all over the world marched through the streets in order to send a bold message to our new administration. The Women’s March on Washington’s (WMW) Organization stated, “we are confronted with… Keep Reading

Book Review: “Ember in Ashes” by Sabaa Tahir

Erika DiPasquale, Associate Editor February 15th, 2017 In Sabaa Tahir’s fantasy world of An Ember in the Ashes, Martials train as ruthless Masks at Blackcliff Academy to protect the Empire, and all other races are subjugated to their rule, including the Scholars, some of whom lead an underground Resistance against the oppressors. The novel alternates between… Keep Reading

Violent Protests Set Divisive Tone For Trump Presidency

Sean O’Flaherty, Staff Writer February 15th, 2017 An atmosphere of toxicity hung over the city. As Donald Trump prepared to be inaugurated as the 45th president. There was a palpable tension hanging in the air. Tension that had built up after a year’s worth of anger stemming from one of the most divisive presidential campaigns in American… Keep Reading

Free Speech, Free Expression

Drew Phillips, Staff Writer February 15th, 2017 These are uncertain times for both the Goucher community and the country. As such, it is important to remember our fundamental ideals more than ever. For this reason, I think it is important to address the state of free expression on our campus. To do this, it is worth… Keep Reading

Where Does White Activism Fit In?

Sarah Hochberg, Opinion Editor February 15th, 2017 On January 21st, a day after the Inauguration, I joined the ranks of women from all over the country to march. It was an amazing moment to be a part of, to experience so many people showing up and coming out for a unified cause. While the specific goals… Keep Reading

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