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Memes, the patriarchy, and why people hate on Greta Thunberg

Brianna Stanley October 10, 2019

I was absent-mindedly scrolling through my news feed yesterday, doing my best to ignore the looming specter of midterms, when a photo of a Greta Thunberg effigy swinging from a noose woke me from my daze.Hold...

Women, men and children in major cities around the U.S. marched in support of women’s rights on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Hundreds of thousands participated in the March on Washington alone, which was proceeded by star-studded speeches and musical performances. 

Memes reduce political discussion to cheap shots

Dalton Stokes January 26, 2017

We have all seen our fair share of memes floating around on Facebook and other social media. Throughout this last election, obsession with these internet jokes have spilled over into politics.A meme is...

Screenshot from Saturdays UK vs. IU second round game on CBS Broadcast

From seeing blue, to crying blue

Lexington Souers March 24, 2016

UK band member Taylor Hunt went from mathematics and economics senior to internet star overnight. She’s appeared on “Inside Edition,” “Good Morning America” and “Wakin’ Up! RadioNow.”Hunt...

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