Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Use of Drones in the U.S. Military by Alex Krales

More C.I.A. drone attacks have been conducted under President Obama than under President George W. Bush. The Air Force’s fleet has grown quickly in recent years now consisting of 195 Predators (27 feet long valued at $4.5 million each) and … Continue reading

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Fahad Hashmi and The Firmest Pillar by Alejandra CuĂ©llar

Syed Fahad Hashmi, a graduate from Brooklyn College was arrested in London’s Heathrow airport on June 6th, 2006 and was deported to the United States eleven months later. He was charged on three counts of providing material support to Al … Continue reading

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How Childhood Ends by Jenna Weingarten

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I can erase your personality. No psycho. by Beauregard Rivverat

The door to the accessible entrance is locked. I keep arcing around to the front entrance with the four or five mean steps ( leg walkies gazing sternly down at me, like that, clomp clomp or clip clip I think- … Continue reading

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Out by Will Syldor

On Saturday, March 27th, I went to the Five College Queer Sexuality & Gender Conference at Hampshire College. I was hesitant as I walked through those doors as I always am when I can’t put my finger on how white … Continue reading

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LGBT in Mass by Madeline Burrows

Some 380 people gathered in Somerville Boston in a Unitarian church throughout the weekend of March 26-28 for the conference, titled “LGBT Rights: Making An Impact.” The conference was organized locally by Join the Impact MA, GLSEN Mass., the Cambridge … Continue reading

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The Earth Shakes We Move with It by Javiera Ibarra

The Earth shakes, we move with the Earth. Our country trembles, our governments do too; political, social, moral, and spiritual governments. Ruled by Physical Forces; Blessing in Disguise? On February 27th, Chile was hit by an 8,8 earthquake, followed by … Continue reading

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