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The Zen Guide To Insensitivity: The Electoral College Is Pointless

Story By: Troy Pope, Rampage Reporter

April 18, 2012

One of the most difficult concepts to grasp in politics and the election process, and as a result the most off-putting to people that don’t know much about it, is the Electoral College. Why is it that in a country where we have the freedom of a democratic system, we make it so complicated that we...

The Zen Guide To Insensitivity: Women Need To Break Free From Archaic Terms

Story By: Troy Pope, Rampage Reporter

April 11, 2012

“I’ve finished writing the letter, but do I address it to Miss, Mrs. or Ms.? Does she have a husband?” Have you had this conversation with yourself before? Women think they’re asserting their independence by having different titles in front of their names. In actuality, women are asserting...

The Zen Guide To Insensitivity: Where Are The Female Action Heroes?

Story By: Troy Pope

March 14, 2012

“Iron Man.”  “Spider-Man.”  “X-Men.”  “Batman.”  “Captain America.”  “Blade.”  “Superman.”  The James Bond series.  These are all solid examples of superhero films.  Superhero films featuring a male lead are always more successful than the few films that feature a...

The zen guide To insensitivity: Disney perpetuates black stereotypes

Story By: Troy Pope, Rampage Reporter

February 15, 2012

If you need a quick list of films that are full of racism and stereotypes, flip to the children’s section of your Netflix account - you’ll find a bunch. Yes, children’s programming. Disney is filled with characters and passages portraying African-Americans in an uncomplimentary way.  The tragedy...

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