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DC superhero shirts highlight sexism in the comic world

Basically, instead of choosing to market to young women and girls using any of the female superheroes or villains in all of the DC universe, the marketing crew chose to play into the idea that the only way women can be involved in comics is as a romantic counterpart.

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U.S. should value free speech

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U.S. should value free speech

For the past two weeks, protesters in Hong Kong have been protesting a plan that would limit their democracy.

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Citizens aren’t always better than their government

One of the more famous bits of conventional wisdom was spoken by Thomas Jefferson, and it reads, “When the government fears the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.”

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‘Gone Girl’ lazy in its plot twists,  but succeeds with director’s style

(Fincher’s) narrative in “Gone Girl” simply bobs along for the first hour and a half of the film, and just as you become restless, it serves you plot twists to fend off disinterest.

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We should encourage public discourse in higher thinking

It’s easy to see how some people conclude that we only converse about trivial issues and fail to be concerned with anything that could be considered intellectual.

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Americans still not feeling recovery with job growth

The last time we saw an economy so largely divided was just before the Great Depression. Let that sink in.

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Marvel expands universe

According to “X-Men: Apocalypse” writer and producer Simon Kinberg, the 2016 Twentieth Century Fox installment is currently considered the ending of the 60s-and-70s arc following younger versions of characters Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), Raven/Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) and Magneto (Michael Fassbender) that began with 2011’s “X-Men: First Class.”

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Learning about ‘The Grand Old Man’ of campus

What do you know about “The Grand Old Man” of our university?

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Focus on more important issues than “latte-gate”

The controversy surrounding this supposed “latte-gate” scandal is ridiculous for so many reasons.

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Continuing Resolution  quietly passed in Congress

Elections are just a few weeks away, which means until early November, Congress will pretend that they care about ordinary people like you and me.

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