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New Firearms Policy Debated

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“We’ll talk about [the firearms and/or weapons policy] later, hopefully after I’m no longer President.” – Former Student Body President Ari Galper ‘14 at the November 8, 2013 Public Senate Meeting A little less than a year later, we’re still talking about a firearms policy, but hopefully this conversation is wrapping up. Before Kroger, Colin […]

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Glitch Wall Sparks Backlash, Ideas

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Santi Leyba’s ‘14 mural, which was installed spring break of 2014, lives on the upper floor of the GCC.

The mural, created by a multi-media artist, is a visual assemblage left for us to read. Personally, I never extracted much from the composition or detail of the previous mural. Many voices rang out for and against the new upper GCC mural on Reed Relieves, an internet forum of questionable integrity. It struck me that […]

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Strains of Vapyr: Week 6

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UNKNOWN UKNOWN THC% NA PURCHASED AT: Found on the ground near the Birchwoods, wrapped in Saran wrap. METHOD: Bong rips TIME: 7:25PM CONSUMED DAY OF, BEFOREHAND: Pipe rips MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT: “El Cuarto de Tula”by Buena Vista Social Club The smell was very traditional, a classic kush odor full of sweetness, slight earthiness, balanced and even. […]

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Kill the PPR, but Save Our Public Space

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In last week’s Quest two op-eds appeared which tackled a proposed shuffling of student space, the replacement of the ping pong room (PPR) by the MLLL—possibly the most comprehensive comics library on the West Coast. To briefly summarize the issue, the MLLL is in a serious space jam, with comics “stacked up to the ceiling”posing […]

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Speaking the Truth About Power

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Are men allowed to attend Feminist Student Union meetings? This is one of many questions I’ve been asked in the past week as the incoming class has started to settle in and returning students are considering their student group commitments. We can not meaningfully engage in feminist space until we carefully consider and reflect upon […]

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