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Clarissa Schmidt:  November 17, 2015   The giant coffee chain known for its “basic” pumpkin spice lattes as well as their double chocolatey chip Frappuccino has provoked a huge controversy …

Kevin Mercado: November 17, 2015   Let’s talk about race. At face value, it’s only a social construct. We created it. Now in the case of the SUNY Plattsburgh “racist” …

Ashlee Maduro: November 17, 2015   “I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I …

Meghan Mahar: November 17, 2015   The University of Missouri made national headlines recently when a group that calls themselves “Concerned Student 1950,” exercised their first amendment right by forming …

Meghan Mahar: November 17, 2015   Last week, controversy surrounded SUNY Plattsburgh concerning the image on the front page of its school’s paper, Cardinal Points. The story, with the headline …

By Daniel Pinzon 11/13/15 Everyone has a different sense of style. But are all these possibilities acknowledged by the public? No, they’re not. There are established styles, but there are …

By Patrick Gareau 11/13/15 The ground is shifting beneath institutions of higher education, and not just because of tractors moving dirt around the podium at the University at Albany. Innovative …

By Benjamin Goes 11/13/15 MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry caused waves of controversy last week when she cautioned her guest, Alfonso Aguilar, against using the term “hard worker” to describe Rep. …

By Russell Oliver 11/13/15 What is now known as the “Spring Valley Incident” happened on Monday, Oct. 26. A 16-year-old student was refusing to give her phone away to her …

By Diego Cagara 11/3/15 Actress, singer and “The View” co-host Raven-Symoné has recently received backlash for making controversial comments regarding race and police brutality on the talk show. Her name …