CNN reporter banned from White House amid “assault”

CNN reporter banned from White House amid “assault”

CNN’s Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, has been accused of physically assaulting a White House intern during a press conference last week, resulting in the removal of his press pass and banning access to him into the White House. 

After the supposed altercation aired on national television, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that the White House will “never tolerate a reporter placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job.”

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Covergirl’s cruelty-free efforts better late than never

Covergirl’s cruelty-free efforts better late than never

Covergirl recently made the leap to become cruelty-free, meaning everywhere the cosmetics brand is sold will include products of which the ingredients are not tested on animals. 

Covergirl itself posted about its brand new approach to makeup, “at COVERGIRL, we believe that you shouldn’t have to choose between the beauty products you love and the values you believe in. As the biggest makeup brand to achieve Leaping Bunny certification in partnership with Cruelty Free International, we’re committed to getting affordable, ethical makeup into the hands of anyone who wants it.”

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Tinder drives man to change his age

Tinder drives man to change his age

In this day and age, we have been able to get more creative than ever before with identification and labels by claiming certainties are really just fluid constructs. 

Dutch “positivity guru” Emile Ratelband has begun a quest to legally turn back time and change his age (69) to match his physical standing, which Ratelband says doctors claim matches that of a 45-year-old.

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Another shooting, another routine

Another shooting, another routine

As the year begins to come to a close, we get to look back at all the amazing ways the American government has failed its people. Our government has grown so arrogant that it refuses to even nod in the direction of the general well-being of the nation. 

Legislature would rather citizens continue to die en masse then consider reforming gun laws.

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Transgenderism at odds with Trump administration

 Transgenderism at odds with Trump administration

Those who identify as transgender are far from being seen as equal, and the current political climate is making these individuals feel even more in the dark. One issue that many of these people face is the discrimination against them due to the lack of education and understanding on different gender and orientation identities.

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CAPS’ lack of funding costs students the necessary attention

CAPS’ lack of funding costs students the necessary attention

Almost everyone on campus has had or knows someone who has had a negative experience with CAPS. Difficulty getting an appointment, being rescheduled last minute, or maxing out on visitations are common lamentations from those with strong anti-CAPS sentiments. These problems all have a simple solution, which is to reexaimine CAPS funding.

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Race and culture are not excuses for costume ideas

Race and culture are not excuses for costume ideas

The only thing better than devouring leftover candy the day after Halloween, is scrolling through Twitter and looking at pictures of offensive costumes.

Surprisingly, there weren’t many problematic costumes reported this year as opposed to others. However, as a second generation Mexican-American, it is rather offensive to see people dress in Mexican garb.

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Migrant caravan continues their march for salvation

Migrant caravan continues their march for salvation

As the migrant caravan of approximately 7,000 Central Americans continues the treacherous journey north towards the U.S. border, President Trump has declared our country in a state of national emergency as a ploy to instill fear into the American people about immigration.

The President took to Twitter last week to report false claims about the migrants.

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Radical feminism risks getting in its own way

Radical feminism risks getting in its own way

Modern radical feminism is an incredibly repugnant way for women to express the need for gender equality in 2018. 

Even though this movement arose in the late 1960s, mass media and the development of technology created a faction of people who use hate speech, oppression and exclusivity to essentially go against the definition of feminism and what it represents. These women, and men, are extremists, and should be treated as such.

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