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For Antonio Brown, the ruling is under review; now it’s the NFL’s call

For Antonio Brown, the ruling is under review; now it’s the NFL’s call

Xavier Richardson

September 24, 2019

Just when we thought the situation was settled after he signed with the New England Patriots, we were hit with the news of a lawsuit filed against NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown on Sept. 10. The lawsuit filed by former collegiate gymnast Britney Taylor, who had acted as Brown’s trainer shortly...

Chanel Miller speaks out and says “know my name”

Chanel Miller speaks out and says

Natalia Brookens

September 18, 2019

On Jan. 18, 2015, Brock Turner permanently changed the life of a woman who for years was known by the public as Emily Doe. Due to the fact that Doe was unconscious, the details of the assault are unclear. However, according to Turner’s account, he met the victim outside of the fraternity house of...

A Law & Order love letter

A Law & Order love letter

Caroline Traylor

April 20, 2017

I am a twenty-something who has devotedly watched Law & Order: SVU for over ten years but have never paused to examine what it is exactly about this melodramatic crime drama that has hooked me so effectively and resonated with me so profoundly throughout my adolescence—until now. DUN DUN. I...

Rape culture: a cycle of fear

Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Jessica Salinas

March 28, 2017

As a 23-year-old woman of color and of small stature, I live in constant fear and paranoia. I never consciously place myself into situations where I can be taken advantage of by people, men especially. Recently, I got into a heated argument with my mother and elder sister about the potential danger of g...