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Is a Tweet of Support Enough for Pride Month?

By: Ben Davis

It’s Pride month and we’ve all seen it: companies modifying their logos to include a rainbow flag, tweeting their support for the LGBTQ community, and other seemingly meaningless gestures. With them always follows criticism claiming that it’s merely an act of virtue signalling and that companies are only doing it in the interest of profit.

 

These claims are probably, if not certainly, true.

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The Dark Side of the Avocado

By: Sarah O'Leary

Avocados have become a staple food of the American diet. From the avocado toast fad to Kourtney Kardashian's avocado pudding sensation, the demand for avocados has grown substantially. Luckily, they provide numerous health benefits.... These potential benefits are all very appealing to consumers; however, they come at huge costs, specifically, to the environment and society in Mexico and beyond.

America is Back Again

By: Ethan Mathieu

On Thursday, June 9th, President Biden spoke in England to American troops on his first major foreign venture. The one message Biden echoed throughout his remarks was that “America is Back”.