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Using Art as Resistance

Using art to make a change

It feels like every day there is a new CNN update that pops on my phone that just scares the living daylights out of me. Executive orders, cabinet appointees, travel bans, and environmental concerns are just a few of the daily notifications I see on my phone. A question that …

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Cast Your Vote

I remember my first protest. I was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – yes, the country that lost the airplanes – and lived there for the first fifteen years of my life. In 2012, thousands of Malaysians took to the streets to demand clean elections, crackdowns on corruption, and protection …

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Campus Organizing: herding cats? Doesn’t have to feel like it!

Congratulations on the formation of your group or the approaching future of doing so! Managing your group can seem scary and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Remember: you are only human! Be patient with yourself, act with integrity, and learn as you go. I’m going to explore tips …

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Disengage Does Not Equal Change

In the 2014 elections, only 19.9% of Americans ages 19 to 29 cast a ballot– the lowest rate of youth turnout ever recorded in a federal election.[1] Similar patterns of voter turnout have been seen recently in countries like Britain and Canada. Some may be content to label this voter …

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