Eating Meat: A Tale of the Consumption of Animals

1. A History of Food The American pride, and yet simultaneously the evil, is encompassed in our food. Over the span of human history, what we eat has consistently evolved. As primal humans, we discovered cooking, giving us an advantage over other species and allowing us to develop the complex societal structure we hold today.…

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Students’ Perspectives on DACA

In an unprecedented turn of events, President Trump has “agreed” to fix DACA and resolved their border-security plan, “excluding” the US-Mexico border wall after a meeting with Democratic leaders Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi. However, whether or not DACA is secured, the divide between stances on immigration are distinctive. For many Americans, we…

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Indian American (Still) Means American

On Wednesday, February 22, Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani, both engineers and immigrants from India, were at a bar in Olathe, Kansas. A man, Adam Purinton, approached them, using racial slurs and other insults, including asking them what visas they used, whether they were legal residents of the United States and calling them terrorists. Other…

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