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Diversity in the SMA Curriculum

Diversity in the SMA Curriculum

Kaitee Steiert, Commentary Department Lead

June 2, 2017


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Representation is a necessity for our education.

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I’m Asian and I Don’t “Relate” to Mulan: Asian-Pacific Islander Representation in the Media

I’m Asian and I Don’t “Relate” to Mulan: Asian-Pacific Islander Representation in the Media

Emily Berg, Entertainment & Culture Department Lead

May 26, 2017


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Confession Time: As someone who is not your stereotypical “Han Chinese” (picture Disney’s Mulan) nor “shy Asian nerd,” I didn’t see myself on the big screen until last year. Yep, that’s right, I didn’t even relate to Mulan.

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I’m fat. Get over it.

Emily Humes, Living Arts Department Lead

May 16, 2017


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And I'm proud to be one of the fat activists taking a stand.

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Update: Flint, Michigan

Update: Flint, Michigan

Wendy Palafox-Arceo, Department Writer

May 2, 2017


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An update on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

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Beneath the Surface: Starting the Conversation about Women’s Reproductive Health

Beneath the Surface: Starting the Conversation about Women’s Reproductive Health

Kaitee Steiert, Commentary Department Lead

April 27, 2017


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Yes, we can find common ground about women's reproductive health - by acknowledging the other, underlying social problems.

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This is Not a Game

This is Not a Game

Kaitee Steiert, Commentary Department Lead

April 27, 2017


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On the role of twitter in national security.

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Why the Kendall Jenner Pepsi Ad is a Huge Success

Why the Kendall Jenner Pepsi Ad is a Huge Success

Skylar Deitch, Commentary Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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Maybe there is more than one way of looking at this ad. Maybe?

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Britain and The European Union: A Rocky Relationship

Britain and The European Union: A Rocky Relationship

Skylar Deitch, Staff Writer of Commentary Department

April 25, 2017


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Why we should we care about Brexit anyway?

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High School Jobs: Gentrification and Stigmas

High School Jobs: Gentrification and Stigmas

Wendy Palafox-Arceo, Commentary Writer

March 24, 2017


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How gentrification, stigmas, and working environments in Portland affect jobs for teens.

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BRIDGES: Gender Identity in SMA Admissions

BRIDGES: Gender Identity in SMA Admissions

Kaitee Steiert and Emily Humes

March 24, 2017


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As conversations about gender identity enter further into the public sphere, SMA students have been curious—and at times concerned—to know how our traditionally all-girls institution will respond.

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