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Opinion

Advocacy and The Visibility of Issues

Advocacy and The Visibility of Issues

Story by Lauren S. Hammond Graphic by Julia Volzke

As a young political scientist it is important for me to remind myself that it is easy to be political. The trouble is you do not even have to try to be political. To paraphrase Aristotle, I am human, I am inherently political.

 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (150)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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The Vagina Monologues and Social Activism

The Vagina Monologues and Social Activism

Opinion by Hanna Maddera Photo Slideshow by Sean Summers

On top of my usual workload with The Independent, school and work, I am heavily involved in Feminist Voice, a Registered Student Organization on campus. I truly value the outcomes of the projects that the wonderful ladies in the club take on.

 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (286)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Handling Change Five Minutes at a Time

Handling Change Five Minutes at a Time

Opinion by Carter Solomon Graphic by Julia Volzke

In my junior year here at Fort Lewis College, change decided to give me a backhand slap in the face. There is really no point in bringing up what the change is, so I will address what change in general can mean to someone.

Thursday, February 26, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (175)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Work Ethic: Paid vs. Unpaid

Work Ethic: Paid vs. Unpaid

Opinion by Deanna Atkins Graphic by Julia Volzke

At the current time, I guess you could say I hold two different jobs. Both require a significant amount of work, but only one is actually paying me to do so. This brings me to think of not only my age and work ethic, but the work ethic of others.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (275)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Opinion: Simply a Result of Experience

Opinion: Simply a Result of Experience

Opinion by Lauren S Hammond Graphic by Julia Volzke

From my understanding, opinion is based on experience, not necessarily on fact or knowledge. Growing up in different environments, introductions to diverse religions or cultures, even various economic statuses, it all affects who we become.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (194)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 4.0
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