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State of the Union guests are people, not props

State of the Union guests are people, not props

By Maggie Durwald | Columnist

February 5, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

From war veterans to heroic police officers to victims of gang violence, President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address last week provided the kind of emotions and theatrics one would expect from a reality TV showman of his caliber. He introduced a lineup of tragic and inspiring stories from American ...

Self-awareness snaps unconscious biases

Self-awareness snaps unconscious biases

By Vaibhavi Patria | Columnist

January 10, 2018

Filed under Columns

Imagine you’re walking down Forbes Avenue one afternoon, and suddenly a man wearing a ski mask grabs your backpack and sprints away. You call the police immediately, and although the backpack is nowhere to be found, they’ve arrested two men who match your description of the perpetrator. You’re ta...

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