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Talk about rigged: Dakota Access Pipeline

Mni Wiconi means “water is life” in the Lakota language. Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP), the corporation responsible for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), is in violation of basic human rights for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, whose lands and welfare are affected by this disruptive project. Accessibility to water is considered to fall under…

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Protesting: our cup of tea

By Kallie Gregg Contributing Writer Every time I walk from the Fenway T station back to residence campus, I pass an advertisement for a food delivery service which promises that they have “Enough Tea to Fill the Harbor.” The Boston Tea Party is an event so culturally pervasive and historically intrinsic to Boston that we…

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Taking the microphone away from fake news

By Lisa Nault Staff writer A Thanksgiving play, a small boy with autism, and a teacher—how the internet persecuted a person without all of the facts. Over Thanksgiving break a video was published from a mom’s recording of her son’s school play. In the video, her son goes to speak into the microphone, a teacher…

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Max Brenner is a high quality, modern restaurant

By Paige Tarasiak Contributing Writer Max Brenner: Chocolate by the Bald Man is an inviting, modern chocolate-centered restaurant in a thriving area of Boston. Located across from the Boston Public Library near Copley Square, this “chocolate factory” stimulates your senses as soon as you walk in the front door. Immediately, you are overcome by the…