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Overpopulation and the Climate Crisis

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On November 15, 2022, the world “officially” hit 8 billion people. It’s a milestone in human history, without question, but also merely a mile marker on our path to upwards of 11 billion total humans by the end of this century. Considering the countless atrocities of the 20th century and the decades-long Cold War that many rational people feared could …

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Why Gerrymandering Mattered in the 2022 Midterms

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It’s an obvious idea. A no-brainer, even. One person, one vote. Every voice given equal weight. It’s the simplest, most common-sense form of democracy out there. If you were to ask the average person on the street, they’d agree, one person, one vote is a fair system. They might even believe that America’s elections work that way. They’d be very, …

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We Have to End Gerrymandering Now

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Gerrymandering is the act of favoring one political group over another through the manipulation of redistricting maps. Each state is broken into districts for the House of Representatives, which is proportioned based on state populations (unlike the Senate, for which each state gets two Senators). By ensuring one political party’s voting bloc is more effectively concentrated in specific districts, the …


Seeding the Universe

Archer Lawrence The Universe

The future looks bleak for us. While we’ve already started to experience some effects of climate change, Generation Z are looking down the barrel of a gun that humanity pointed at itself. Despite efforts to fight climate change, and perhaps even some progress being made, disaster is coming for us. The exact scale of that disaster isn’t known, but it’s …