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    A Question of Accountability

    Accountability is the ultimate check for democracy. It is a sacred contract between the people and their leaders, a shared understanding that decisions need to be justified and mistakes accounted for.…

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    Rumble in the Dangal

    India’s second national sport, after cricket (although it’s officially Hockey), is going to the movies. Ask even the most American of Indian Americans, and they’ll tell you many a fable about…

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    Re-Centering Mediocrity

    Having adopted a generational name marking the huge yet arbitrary temporal transition that took place towards the beginning of our lives, if for nothing else, millennials will at least be remembered…

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    boots&cats: Spring Break Edition

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    Restoration of an American Idol: Review

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    The Game

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    Fuck your Nicotine

    The winning poem in the Open Lyric Submission Contest; Inspired by Chance song Cocoa Butter Kisses Written by Sam Meyers   I miss the smell of smoke. I miss how it clung…