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DI Voices | Humor cannot hide the man in Oklahoma

DI Voices | Humor cannot hide the man in Oklahoma

By Nathaniel Langley, Opinions Editor April 14, 2021

My father isn’t dead, he’s in Oklahoma. The same Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain, and flagrant fathers seek refuge from Kansas’ Department for Children and Families. Fortunately,...

The board game “Pandemic” sits on a table surrounded by multiple players. Columnist Samuel Rahman argues that people should consider buying the game to keep busy in the midst of the pandemic.

DI Voices | Reconsider ‘Pandemic’ amidst the pandemic

By Samuel Rahman, Assistant Opinions Editor April 3, 2021

Board game sales grew immensely in 2020 as the house-confined struggled to fill the time and fight against boredom during the lockdowns precipitated by COVID-19. Hasbro — the publishers of the “Monopoly,”...

DI Voices | Atlanta spa shootings: 24 hours

DI Voices | Atlanta spa shootings: 24 hours

By Karena Tse, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

It was a late morning for me. It was already 11 a.m. when I started reading headlines and noon by the time I got out of bed, eyes burning. I felt heavy and hollow. This is what I’ve realized about trauma...

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