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A Historic Phone Call

Relations between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran have been strained since the 1970s and no formal diplomatic relations have existed since then.  To make a long story short, Iran (then known ...
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"I'm a Girl"

Living in New York City, I see a multitude of advertisements on a daily basis, many of which stress the perceived importance of physical “beauty” and what a beautiful girl or woman truly looks like. ...
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The Gatekeepers

As some of you may know, I am a huge politics buff, hence my major in political science.  People always ask me what got me so interested in politics and, to be quite honest, it ...
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Half the Sky

Hi, Smart Girls! My name is Kate Labonte and this is my first post on the Loop and I’m so excited to be joining such an innovative and empowering community.  I’m a sophomore at Fordham ...