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Daddy-daughter dances deeply divide

  Earlier this month, a second-grader at Eisenhower Elementary School in Clearwater was barred from attending her school’s daddy-daughter dance, since her father isn’t in the picture. The girl’s mom, Trisha Palacios, tried to find male family friends to escort her 8-year-old, Alyssa, to the dance, but that fell through. When Palacios decided she would […]

Ask yourself: Who are you calling “crazy?”

“Crazy.” Whenever there’s an outrageous party, a bizarre movie in theaters or some strange coincidence, this is the word people use to express their feelings. This seemingly innocuous word is never censored on television and is used daily by people all the time. It is used for a multitude of reasons, from describing one’s hectic […]

Is violence an acceptable method of protest?

The internet went nuts over video footage released by the Australian Broadcasting Company of Richard Spencer, a well-known white nationalist, getting clocked in the jaw by a protester on Inauguration Day. It’s become fodder for internet memes, one of the most notable being footage of the punch being replayed over and over to the beat […]