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How to Elect a Fascist in Simple Steps

November 7, 2018

Last Sunday, Brazil democratically elected Jair Bolsonaro for President. Bolsonaro became internationally known for his hate speech, xenophobia, sexism, and racism. It is hard to come to terms with the fact that someone who defends that women should make less money than men could have 56% of valid vote...

The Spring Dance Concert Puts Forth an Incredible Program

The Spring Dance Concert Puts Forth an Incredible Program

Ariel Abonizio

April 4, 2018

It was Friday 7:30 p.m. after a long week and I could not wait to see the performers lineup at the 2018 Spring Dance Concert. I have attended most if not all of the large dance concerts at Bates since I arrived in 2016. The broad range of performances and styles never ceases to surprise me. I often see ...

Black Mirror Underwhelms with New Season

Black Mirror Underwhelms with New Season

January 17, 2018

I have been a fan of Black Mirror since it was released in 2011. I was attracted to the prospect of having a sci-fi TV show that is not in the distance, but a viable, potential future. In previous seasons, Black Mirror did an impressive job in scripting believable and emotionally-charged scenarios that lie...

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