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She is Not a Man

By Justine Yan

October 16, 2009

Caster Semenya’s gender controversy has raised serious questions As soon as South African track athlete, Caster Semenya, crossed the finish line of the 800-meter race at the 2009 World Championships of Athletics, everyone began to cry, “She’s a man!” I am ashamed that we indulged the sore...

I Am a Football Idiot

By Justine Yan

October 16, 2009

I live right across the street from an Irvington football player. When we were in elementary and middle school, we played basketball together almost every afternoon in our neighborhood’s cul-de-sac. It’s been a long time since we last played. I don’t think basketball is currently his sport...

Could the Timing Be Any Worse?

By Shilpa Sharma

October 16, 2009

Dances planned in conjunction with exam dates deter students from attending The new school year is finally here! And although there’s still those optimistic bunch of students who seem to deny that school has started altogether, there are a number of us who have already surrendered to the weight...

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