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First-year student tells story of sexual assault

Olivia Doak March 3, 2021

Trigger Warning: This article contains a graphic depiction of sexual assault and violence with the consent of the survivor. First-year Ella Roadruck was sexually assaulted in her dorm room on Thursday,...

What I wish I knew before contracting COVID-19

What I wish I knew before contracting COVID-19

Thea Gonzales May 4, 2020

I was comforted once by my statistics: young, healthy, careful, smart. Of course I wasn’t going to contract the virus; I wasn’t like most of its early victims. COVID-19 was for the graphs that J.B....

Public healthcare prices could spell trouble for physicians and patients

Alex McLean January 24, 2019

In January of this year, President Trump enacted a segment of the Affordable Care Act in which hospitals around the country must now release public prices of their services. While this is an admirable...

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