DePauw Lives and the Need for Safety: A Sanctuary Campus

DePauw Lives and the Need for Safety: A Sanctuary Campus I had the pleasure of interviewing junior, Margaret (Maggie) Rocha and senior, Nancy Huynh, two students who have been meeting with President McCoy to talk about what a sanctuary campus is and how it impacts our campus. Many students on campus do not know what a sanctuary campus is or what a DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) student is. This article is helpful for...

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An Election Gone Bad
Nov08

An Election Gone Bad

This upcoming election is right around the corner and people are anxious to know the results. It could potentially draw our students a part. I think we fail to realize that this election isn’t about policy vs. policy; instead, it’s about fear vs. fear. On the one hand, people are afraid of differences on the lines of gender, race, and sexuality. On the other hand, people are afraid of what the country will be like if the people who...

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(I’m)migrant: Interview with Shelley Ann Simon
Aug09

(I’m)migrant: Interview with Shelley Ann Simon

Shelley Simon: My official name is Shelley Ann Kattapurathu Simon. Here I just go by Shelley Simon or Shelley. I am a junior and I’m a pre-engineering major here, which means I won’t be here my senior year. Daniel Chen: Where will you be? Shelley Simon: It’s a three-two program, so I do three years here and two years at an engineering school. I just got into Washington University in St. Louis. Daniel Chen: Congrats....

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Freedom of Speech Isn’t Freedom From Fear
Jun20

Freedom of Speech Isn’t Freedom From Fear

During my first year orientation at DePauw, my seminar classmates and I finished exploring Robe Anne Park and decided to indulge in the magical place known as a Dairy Castle. It was a bonding experience as we chatted, walked to the back of the park, and made a left turn out to the road. And suddenly, the laughter and the jokes stopped. Feet melted into the black top. My peers stood wide-eyed as we all tried to digest a large red...

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Compton Connection Indiana State House Bill HB1337 – The Abortion Bill
May25

Compton Connection Indiana State House Bill HB1337 – The Abortion Bill

This episode originally aired on May 3, 2016. Hosts Mary and Miranda discuss Indiana State House Bill HB 1337, otherwise called the ‘Abortion Bill.’

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Compton Connection Primary Voting
May25

Compton Connection Primary Voting

Originally airing on April 26, 2016, Mary and Miranda tackle the topic of primary voting and how essential it is for people to vote in the primaries, especially for the millennials.

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