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Gilmore Girls

Airing from 2000-2007, the comedy-drama television series, Gilmore Girls, followed the atypical (and sometimes enviable) mother-daughter relationship between Lorelai and Rory Gilmore. Created by Amy Sherman-Palladino, the series developed a cult-following due to the witty writing, fast dialogue, and dynamic cast of characters in fictional Stars Hollow, Connecticut. A smart and sassy woman, Lorelai Gilmore […]

College Holiday Party? Better Skip the Props

College Holiday Party? Better Skip the Props This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Ah, today is St. Patrick’s Day. In college towns across America, students are probably skipping class to drink and attend parties while dressed in every green piece of clothing they […]

One Microaggression After Another

One Microaggression After Another This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Now more than ever, college campuses are offering training, courses and even online portals for students, faculty and staff to understand and report microaggressions. Failure to acknowledge harm caused by microaggressions on college […]

Breaking Big Government

I really love AMC’s ‘Breaking Bad.’ If you’re unfamiliar with the show, the award-winning drama follows high school chemistry teacher turned drug dealer, Walter White. Walter’s life comes to a halt when he finds out that he has lung cancer. In order to pay the bills, he recruits one of his former students to help […]

Mizzou Professor Faces Assault Charge, Suspended

Mizzou Professor Faces Assault Charge, Suspended This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. On Nov. 9, 2015, the nation paid close attention to massive protests on the University of Missouri’s campus following the resignation of President Tim Wolfe for his failure to adequately address […]

Multiple Threats Made Against US School Systems Following San Bernardino Shootings

Multiple Threats Made Against US School Systems Following San Bernardino Shootings This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. In the weeks following the shootings in San Bernardino, California, that killed 14 people, multiple threats have been made against school systems in New York, Los […]

“Safe Spaces” Used to Silence Political Speech

“Safe Spaces” Used to Silence Political Speech This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. In the last year, dozens of protests on college campuses have called for everything from supporting the #BlackLivesMatter movement to demanding that school administrators address racial microaggressions on campus. These […]

Unrest at Mizzou: A Timeline

Unrest at Mizzou: A Timeline This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. **Editor’s Note: Tim Wolfe’s resignation as president of the University of Missouri prompted us to take a look at the events surrounding his resignation. We have complied them in a timeline here.  […]

FIRED! SC School Resource Officer Assaults Student

FIRED! SC School Resource Officer Assaults Student This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. On Monday, Oct. 26, a video surfaced on the Internet of a South Carolina school resource officer throwing a female student across a classroom. The incident occurred at the Spring […]

US Military Bombs Doctors Without Borders Hospital in Afghanistan

US Military Bombs Doctors Without Borders Hospital in Afghanistan This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. On Saturday, Oct. 3, a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan was bombed accidentally after Afghan forces called for air support from the American military, Gen. John Campbell, […]

When Will the EPA Adequately Clean Up Its Mess?

When Will the EPA Adequately Clean Up Its Mess? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. On Sept. 2, the Environmental Protection Agency officials released new data that indicates that surface water concentrations from the Animas River are returning back to normal. Samples collected […]

Compassion with Caution

Compassion with Caution This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Over the last month, citizens of the world have watched the growing Syrian refugee crisis unfold on television. Thousands of men, women and children are risking their lives to flee the violence from the […]

Free to Be Stupid, College Students

Last week, the Eta Chi chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity at Old Dominion University made national news for hanging banners from a balcony with the messages: “Rowdy and fun—hope your baby girl is ready for a good time,” “Freshman daughter drop off,” and “Go ahead and drop mom off too…”. The banners were displayed at […]