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To turn away from the inundation of political news, SS sheds light on a crisis affecting more than a million people in South Sudan.
Due to new law within Israel that legalize homes built on the West Bank, SS explains the decades-old conflict that seems like it just can't be resolved.
On this day in 1920 the 19th amendment was passed, giving women the right to vote. KH discusses the women's suffrage movement leading up to this historic moment, as well as women's movements today.
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"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
- Benjamin Franklin
Our goal is to provide a pithy and entertaining news source for members of our generation to aid them in the creation of their own political identity.
Navigating Our Site
Bite: an article that is either our take on a news story or a collection of the most salient points about a recent event. One will be uploaded weekdays at 9 pm and/or in light of breaking news.
Seeds: where the problem stems from.
Core: the meat of the issue and details about the problem/topic.
Skin: the way the media portrays the situation, or the widespread opinions on the topic.
Leaves: what the problem could lead to in the future.
#TBT: a throwback article that outlines a relevant topic. One will be uploaded every Thursday.