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The March for Science to Take to the Streets of Columbus April 22

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea The March for Science to Take to the Streets of Columbus April 22

Scientists know what you think of them. They know about their reputation; laboratory dwellers or ivory tower occupiers, removed from the problems of the real world, issuing vague but iron-fisted pronouncements that change our understanding of the world. They know about these stereotypes and they know that they are false. So on April 22 – […]

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How to Participate in International Women’s Day in Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega How to Participate in International Women’s Day in Columbus

International Women’s Day is here, an annual reminder of women’s continual struggle and a celebration of their successes in spite of it. It’s a tradition carried forward since 1908. But, even if it can be counted on to show up every year on March 8, IWD’s theme is malleable, often conforming to the current events […]

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Opinion: Women’s March Shows the World How To Fight Like a Girl

Natalee Brown Natalee Brown Opinion: Women’s March Shows the World How To Fight Like a Girl

Last Friday, I piled into an SUV with four other strong, independent-minded, Columbus-based women to make the seven-hour trek to our nation’s Capital and attend the Women’s March on Washington. On an average day, not one of us would even remotely identify as a “hippie,” but we cranked up Joni Mitchell’s 60’s-era protest tunes anyway […]

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Opinion: What Comes After Protests?

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Opinion: What Comes After Protests?

Like many who attended the Women’s March on Washington, during the four-hour standing around period, I experienced a stream of sobering thoughts and ideas about what plans President Donald Trump has for me and my fellow Americans. What good could possibly come out of having someone leading my country who’s bragged about sexual assault, denied […]

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