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Student opinion on social justice and whether its politicized

Student opinion on social justice and whether its politicized

(Photo courtesy of the copyright alliance organization) The National Association of Social Workers defines social justice as the view that everyone deserves equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities. Qinglong Diep Connector Staff I believe social justice has become increasingly politicized. Social justice issues can be found in every part of the world and

Social justice in the hockey world

(Photo courtesy of ECHL) The logo for the East Coast Hockey League Tanner Hume Connector Editor Around the hockey world, issues with inequality in the hockey community have been an issue. Racism and sexism scatter the ice in embarrassing ways, that even in 2022, it is still happening. Here are a few recent examples of

Social justice in the NFL

(Photo courtesy of the NFL) The logo for the NFL Tanner Hume Connector Editor The NFL is known to have its fair share of controversies over its 102 years of operation, from concussions to the “Redskins”, to Dan Snyder as a whole. When it comes to the wider outlook of the league as a whole,

The vital role intersectionality has in social justice and how UMass Lowell can account for it in policies

(Photo Courtesy of Mohamed Badarne) “Kimberle Crenshaw, American civil rights advocate and a leading scholar of critical race theory.” Kyra Barry Connector Editor Intersectionality is essential to social justice or at least acknowledging the concept is. Although what the term represents has existed before intersectionality was used in the social justice movement, it was coined

In the midst of economic turmoil, is Russian history repeating itself?

(Photo courtesy of Dimitry Christoprudov/Wikipedia) Due to economic sanctions, Russia has closed their stock market amid the country’s invasion into Ukraine. Harrison Lee Connector Editor On Feb. 24, the Russian Federation deployed their military forces into Ukraine with a clear and present motive for invasion. As the battle between the Russian Army, the Ukrainian Army

Dear Reader: Sexual violence take

(Photo Courtesy of Mihai Surdu via Unsplash) “The #MeToo movement sometimes stands as short hand for the impact of sexual violence.” Alex Decato-Roed Connector Editor There is a culture of silence in the man box or guy code. Us men see violence but refuse to speak up because we are afraid of being outcasts or of violence

Sociologist Jamie McCallum visits UMass Lowell to speak about essential workers during the pandemic

(Photo courtesy of Radio New Zealand) Dr. McCallum is a sociology professor at Middlebury College. Lillie Zate Connector Contributor American sociologist, author, teacher and activist Dr. Jamie McCallum visited UMass Lowell on Thursday, March 3, and spoke on issues surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic from the point of view of essential workers, and how it affects

Dear Reader: Abortion take

(Photo Courtesy Andrew Harnik of Associated Press) “Stephen Parlato of Boulder, Colo., holds a sign that reads ‘Hands Off Roe!!!’ as abortion rights advocates and anti-abortion protesters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, Dec. 1, 2021, in Washington, as the court hears arguments in a case from Mississippi, where a 2018 law would