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Fake news creates real dialogue in D.C.

March 30, 2017

It began with a message on social media. There was an image of four young black women with a headline that read “14 Girls Have Gone Missing in DC in the Last 24 Hours.” The post went viral as did the hashtag #missingdcgirls...

Simmons Voice stands in solidarity with Oklahoma, and North Carolina

September 29, 2016

*CW: content may be triggering due to graphic content Their bodies are all over the news. Black bodies. From Tulsa, Oklahoma to Charlotte, North Carolina, black bodies are making the news because they are a reminder of why #BlackLivesMatter,...

Do not let good journalism die

September 22, 2016

We live in a nation where our news media would rather focus on a football player not respecting the national anthem in the “correct” way than talk about Brock Turner, the Stanford rapist, being released early. The same country...

Transparency: when is there enough?

September 16, 2016

Transparency, whether it concerns the ethics behind a business’ practices or even a political party’s agenda, is an increasingly important value in our society. Companies such as Ben & Jerry’s and Patagonia are known...

The pipeline protest is in need of allies

September 16, 2016

By Lennox Orion Staff Writer As the Standing Rock Sioux fight for access to clean drinking water, we are once again reminded that the American government does not care about Native peoples. Late last month, the eyes of Americ...

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