Author Archives: Digital Voice

The Freedom Pill

The Freedom Pill Thomas Luu Texas A&M Health Science Center The American Revolution. A catalyst of an entire age of revolutions across the world. From the wealthiest monarchs in France to European colonists, the rights of the common people were aug… Continue reading

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Educating the Voters

Educating the Voters Mitchell Kurek Source: CNN.com When operated as intended, as a government of the people, by the people and for the people, a democracy is a beautiful thing. An important privilege that is entailed by having a democratic government … Continue reading

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The Synagogue Shootings

The Synagogue Shooting Mitchell Kurek Source: ABS News Unfortunately, this is not the first mass shooting we as a nation have to mourn in recent years. On Saturday, October 27 at 9:50 a.m., 46-year-old, neo-Nazi, Robert Bowers entered a synagogue in Sq… Continue reading

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Pharrell Williams Issued Ceased and Desist over use of song “Happy”

Pharrell Williams Issued Ceased and Desist over use of song “Happy” Caroline Duffy Source: Hollywood Reporter “There was nothing ‘happy’ about the tragedy inflicted upon our country on Saturday…,” these words came from Pharrell Wi… Continue reading

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The Migrant Caravan

The Migrant Caravan Joshua De Oliveira Source: New York Times October 13, 2018, a group of 160 migrant in San Pedro Sula, Honduras met at a bus terminal with the intent to flee their country plagued by violence and corruption. They wouldn’t be the on… Continue reading

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Rape Culture

Rape Culture Sierra Reddi “There is a fury in all of us women because we have been non-consensually touched and moved and shaped and pretzeled and bottled and sold and marketed and told to dance in so many ways. And it’s enough. It’s enough.” &… Continue reading

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Redefining Identity

Redefining Identity Thomas Luu On October 21st, 2018, the New York Times revealed a leaked draft of a Department of Human Health and Services memo that  noted the Trump administration’s intent to rewrite the current legal definition of gender to be … Continue reading

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Division Decisions Don’t Define You

Division Decisions Don’t Define You Caroline Duffy The D1 obsession. Every high school athlete has gone through it. The NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) has three divisions, D1, D2, and D3. Thomas Jefferson University is a D2 school. T… Continue reading

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Nikki Haley resigns as UN Ambassador

Nikki Haley Resigns as UN Ambassador Alex Judd On October 9th, it was announced that Nikki Haley will resign as the US ambassador to the UN  and by the end of 2018 there will be a new UN ambassador, hand picked by the president. It was a relatively un… Continue reading

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To Be a Man

To Be a Man Thomas Luu Source: Psychology Today Two hundred years, a drop in the bucket in terms of how long this big, blue world has existed, yet a drop so dense, that its splash still sending tidal waves of traditions, and thoughts and processes that… Continue reading

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