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Editorial: journalism and Sexual Assault Awareness

April 28, 2016

Journalism is only one aspect of our multifaceted media culture, but the way that events are reported shapes not only public perception but also  can influence legal outcomes, policy, and cultural practices, especially since media a...

‘All Body Types Fashion Show’ promotes body positivity

March 3, 2016

By Simran Gupta Staff Writer On Sunday, Feb. 28, the Wellness Ambassadors put on the “All Body Types Fashion Show” to promote awareness of eating disorders and to promote body positivity on campus. Right before the show, ...

Editorial: Vagina Monologues, Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2016

Trans exclusion in ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Last year, Mount Holyoke College announced that it would be canceling its yearly performance of Eve Ensler’s play “The Vagina Monologues,” stating that the play is exclusio...

Woman charged with fatally shooting uncle, motive remains unclear

October 28, 2015

By Lindsey Stokes Staff Writer A 36-year-old woman who allegedly killed her uncle in Hyde Park and then fled was arrested hours later. According to Boston police, Yvonne Lewis, a former civilian employee of the Boston Polic...

Boston officer not charged in fatal shooting

October 28, 2015

By Lindsey Stokes Staff Writer Prosecutors have determined that a Boston Police officer who fatally shot a man while responding to a domestic violence incident last April will not face criminal charges. Suffolk County District ...

Editorial: Domestic Violence Awareness

October 21, 2015

Content warning: this editorial contains descriptions of abusive and unhealthy relationship dynamics, which may be sensitive content for some readers. Please remember to practice good self-care while reading. The month of Oc...

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