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National Day of Silence

Friday, April 21,2017, was the National Day of Silence. The Day of Silence was meant to be in remembrance of all who have committed suicide due to bullying ...

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    National Day of Silence

    Friday, April 21,2017, was the National Day of Silence. The Day of Silence was meant to be in remembrance of all who have committed suicide due to bullying and slurs. According to the CDC, 4400 people between the ages of 10 and 24 commit suicide yearly. GLSEN, an LGBTQ+ organization, created the Day of Silence to bring awareness to “the silencing effects ...

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    Caring about Science and Other Difficult Truths

    According to a live running list of Trump’s actions pertaining to the environment by National Geographic, the administration means to go “back to basics” in their environmental agency and action. However, many—including an environmental scientist who retired from the Environmental Protection Agency at the end of March— see this idea as a less inflammatory phrasing of “working to dismantle EPA and its ...

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    Women’s Month

    March is Women’s History month, stemming from a weeklong celebration of women’s contribution to culture, history, and society in the Sonoma school district, California 1978. Two years later, in 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued the first presidential proclamation to declare National Women’s history week as the week of March 8. This week was extended to the entire month six years later when ...

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