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Balloongate: Students rightfully speak out against 40 year tradition

Anne Gallagher, contributing writer

May 11, 2017

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2017 marked the 40th annual Purple Feather Day celebration along with its "traditional" balloon release. Over 800 students were honored because of their cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above and were allowed to release a balloon into the atmosphere, regard...

Balloongate: Social media organization shows hypocrisy, tradition here to stay

Alec Rome, staff writer

May 11, 2017

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On Thursday, April 13, the 40th annual Purple Feather Day was the talking point for most students. Those who had a high GPA got a chance to participate in an impromptu game show and eat donuts. One tradition of the event was called...

Slacktivism

Julian Hock-Beaty, staff writer

February 2, 2017

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­In my honest opinion, this year has been a train wreck for America. 2016 has seen some pretty nasty racial tension, mass shootings, political weakness and so much more. American society (as well as its culture) is evolving quickly,...

Activism

Claire Lavender, contributing writer

February 2, 2017

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I'm aware that my Anti-Trump hashtags and subtle addition of a safety pin attached to my shirt won't capture the attention of anyone notable. But collectively, the voices of my generation are strong.

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Movement justified, time for change

Anna Kaminski, executive editor

October 6, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

The #BlackLivesMatter movement is incredibly critical to modern society. It encompasses values of equality, justice and freedom for which has been recognized across the world. This is majorly because of the extensive role social...

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