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Lost in Translation

Who knows me the most intimately in this entire world? My best friend? My mother? Both these answers would be completely acceptable but also completely incorrect. The right answer to who knows me the most intimately in the world is: my waxing lady, Shreya. There is no experience in the
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Barstool Sports medals in sexism

Locker Room Talk

Holding Barstool Sports and its employees accountable is a first step to that goal. The second step? Maybe try creating a talk show where men can talk about female Olympic athletes without getting horny.
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Don’t be a dick: Toxicity in the gaming community

Pressing Restart

“Hey, thanks!” I shouted as one of my teammates shot down an enemy player who had been tailing me for ages. I was feeling relieved, when I heard a different teammate angrily respond, “Shut up, fag!” I sighed and muted myself.
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What makes a team?

Why do we love sports? Why do we love sports teams? Or more importantly, as another column in The Daily Californian pointed out a few weeks ago, can we love the team in the same manner if the owners’ actions are contrary to our value system? The answer to this
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Tits out for the boys

2 cents on 2 sides

The first day of third-grade swim class, I was asked to sit out for the most sexually objectifying reason. Having flown in just a few weeks prior and having yet to dilute my maladjusted wardrobe with culturally appropriate clothes, I self-consciously stepped out among veiled stomachs in my two-piece swimsuit.
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