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OP-ED: Human Enough to be Vulnerable

If you’ve ever seen the Disney movie Mulan, you might recall the scene where Shang, the army captain, challenges all his trainees to reach the top of a tall wooden pole and retrieve an arrow. The catch? They must do so while weighed down by two brass disks tied to their arms. All the trainees […]

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CERRU OP-ED: Tip of the Iceberg

On the couch, Gary lays sprawled out, a game controller in his hand, images from “Grand Theft Auto” flashing on the screen. Brooke, his girlfriend, is in the kitchen. She walks into the living room, and in a low voice filled with so many underlying emotions, she asks, “Gary, can you please help me do […]

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CERRU OP-ED: Sexplore with Sexploration this Semeste

QC Sexploration and Information Group, your favorite (and only) QC Peer Sex Education Team, is back for another year of research and events! As always, be sure to check out our Annual Sex Day in February – but in the meantime, there are lots of other opportunities to get involved, participate, ask questions, and learn. […]

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OP-ED: (Only) Human to hold biases

A father and son get into a horrible car crash, where the father ends up dead. The son is rushed to the hospital, just as he’s about to go under the knife, the surgeon says, “I can’t operate—that boy is my son!” What happened? Perhaps you guessed the boy has two fathers? Good guess – but that’s not the point of […]

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CERRU OP-ED: Burst your Media Bubble

Besides the copy of The Knight News you’re holding in your hands right now, where do you get your news? How you answer this question matters a lot, as all of us learned the day we met Annafi Wahed. On February 26 during free hour, the founder of “The Flipside,” came to speak at “Burst […]

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Radical Empathy: An (Un)complicated Act

  “It’s complicated!” So opens the film “Wrestling Jerusalem,” a line shouted in frustration by the sole actor, Aaron Davidman. That’s right, you read correctly, Aaron is the only actor in “Wrestling Jerusalem,” but by no means is he the only character. Before the film is over, his face will reflect many other faces, and […]

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OP-ED what would you do?

You’re on the subway – earbuds in, favorite music playing – and this morning, you’ve been lucky enough to get a seat. Your eyes take in the ads, subway maps, and blank, tired faces of the other passengers. This morning, though, will not be like other mornings. You notice one of the passengers’ faces come […]

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