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UConn’s New Logo Embodies Exploitation

As a freshman at Syracuse University, I failed to understand the depth of depravity lurking in Division I athletics. I knew college sports meant big money, but I underestimated the entitlement and rape culture that went along with it. Syracuse...
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Lawyers Who Protected Torturers Should Not Be Absolved

For the lawyers who advised the Bush administration on torture, there should be no war crimes trials or prosecutions, at least according to former Acting Solicitor General of the United States Neal Katyal. Katyal deserves enormous respect, but I do...
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Bear Witness to a Torturer’s Weasel Words

Night is night. Day is day. I don’t care how many times I hear some politician or prominent voice tell me we need to scale back civil liberties to protect us from danger. Right is right. Wrong is wrong. Last...
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Goofus and Gallant Go To Work at CONNDOT

Imagine that those school-day charmers Goofus and Gallant have grown up, graduated from school, and have now gotten jobs at the Connecticut Department of Transportation. In the past week, I have attended two public meetings held about CONNDOT projects. In...
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