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#whitegirlsdoitbetter

Recently a disturbing hashtag briefly took over the Twitterverse: #whitegirlsdoitbetter. Aside from raising a few questions – namely “What do white girls do better?” and “Better than who?” – the misguided and offensive attempt at a cultural movement serves as a talking point about blindness to privilege. The white girls

POTUS gives memorandum on student debt

Courtesy of Mike Brice, creative commons

President Barack Obama signs order that will roll out the 'Pay as You Earn' repayment program *Originally printed in the June 6th issue of The Lasso* Imagine this situation. Jane Doe is attending TWU for four years for Nursing. She works at Lenny’s Sub Shop and gradu­ates with $15,000 in debt, plus interest. Suddenly,

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