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World Press Freedom Day

  World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day is the perfect day to protest Sinclair Broadcasting’s mandated political propaganda. What do we do when the freedom of the press is under attack? Stand up! Fight back! Freedom of the press is a cornerstone of our democracy, and that freedom is being diluted by Sinclair Broadcasting. Sinclair is known for […]

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Central Ohio High School Students Plan Lie-In at Statehouse in Support of Gun Reform

Melat Eskender Melat Eskender Central Ohio High School Students Plan Lie-In at Statehouse in Support of Gun Reform

*Editor’s note: Students’ names have been omitted for the safety of those involved. On April 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., students from across Ohio will be gathering for a lie-in and protest at the Ohio Statehouse. The event was organized by State of Ohio Youth Activists (SOYA), an activist organization formed by high school students. […]

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Scenes From March for Our Lives Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans Scenes From March for Our Lives Columbus

March for Our Lives movements are happening throughout the country today. Thousands of people participated in the March For Our Lives in Downtown Columbus. A rally began at West Bank Park at 10am, then participants marched to the Ohio Statehouse. Marches have been organized by students and survivors of gun violence. “As a child of […]

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Hilltop Unity March: Stop the Hate & Violence

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Hilltop Unity March: Stop the Hate & Violence

The Hilltop community is rising. It is one of the most diverse communities in all of Central Ohio. While it has its challenges, people from all backgrounds live together as neighbors and are doing amazing work to build a better community. Unfortunately, some people have allowed hate and fear to drive their actions — an […]

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Thousands Take Part in 2018 Women’s March in Columbus

Katherine Forbes Katherine Forbes Thousands Take Part in 2018 Women’s March in Columbus

On the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration, and the first day of the government shutdown, a crowd of an estimated 3,000 Central Ohio residents gathered at the Ohio Convention Center for the Women’s March 2018. Organized by Socialist Alternative and the Women’s March Ohio – Columbus Region, in addition to marching, the sizable crowd […]

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Yes We Can to Rally Against Columbus’ Appointment Process

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Yes We Can to Rally Against Columbus’ Appointment Process

Columbus City Council will appoint a new member to fill its vacancy this Monday, January 8, but not without some opposition from Yes We Can, the local group of Democrats behind appointment candidate Jasmine Ayres. The group will speak against council’s appointment process, through which more than 30 of the past 36 council members were […]

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Protest, Arrests at Pride Parade Highlight Racism, Transphobia in LGBTQ Community

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Protest, Arrests at Pride Parade Highlight Racism, Transphobia in LGBTQ Community

As the LGBTQ liberation movement continues to celebrate progress, black and brown members within the community are left behind. Trans women of color are assaulted and murdered at more than four times the rate of cis women in this country. There have been 14 murders this year to date. Simultaneously, stories and updates on police […]

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