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The “Harry Potter” franchise is one of the most profitable in the world, with the films alone grossing a total of $9.7 billion.

‘Hogwarts Legacy’ game sparks conversations about prejudice

Alex Souvignier, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

With the release of “Hogwarts Legacy,” the newest “Harry Potter” game developed by Avalanche Software, the conversation about J.K. Rowling’s prejudice and controversial beliefs continues. In...

Amy Coney Barrett

Justice Amy Coney Barrett poses a risk to LGBTQ+ Americans

Avi Kumar, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

On Oct. 26, the United States Senate confirmed former Federal Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court by a vote of 52-48. I, among several others, thought that rushing a confirmation with...

Pope Francis takes steps toward equality, names Wilton Gregory as cardinal

Mads Bradley, Staff Writer November 5, 2020

When Pope Francis was elected in 2013, he made history by being the first Jesuit pope, the first pope from the Americas and the first non-European pope since the eighth century. Since his election, he...

Safe spaces create community, aid learning

Kathleen Herbst, Staff Writer September 2, 2016

The University of Chicago has recently brought the topic of trigger warnings and safe spaces back to public discussion. In a letter to incoming first-years, the dean of students declared trigger warnings...

Queerness, human rights still issues in Israel

Paige Nehls, Guest Writer February 26, 2016

By 2020 the Gaza Strip could become uninhabitable, according to the United Nations. The small Palestinian territory, which is about the size of New Jersey, hosts around 1.8 million people. So where are...

Passing as straight not the same as being straight

Olivia Neal, Opinion Editor March 6, 2015

We live in a world where what you appear to be matters more than what you are. There’s no better example of this than straight-passing. This phrase defines someone who identifies as queer but doesn’t...

Allison making NC history as first trans* party chair candidate

Allison making NC history as first trans* party chair candidate

Brianna Parker, Staff Writer February 6, 2015

Janice Covington Allison is making history as the first transgender candidate for the North Carolina Democratic Party chair, but the journey is not without roadblocks. Allison made waves in 2012 when...

Gay rights not the ‘new’ civil rights; both equally important

Olivia Neal March 7, 2014

Which is more important to fight: racial oppression or gay discrimination? This shouldn’t be a question we ask ourselves. The two are equally important, and those who call themselves advocates of...

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