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Alternative Facts: The Ultimate Merger of Fact and Story

The term alternative facts has been a hot topic in the current presidency. The phrase was coined by Kellyanne Conway during a Meet the Press interview in January 2017, in which she defended Sean Spicer’s statement about the attendance numbers of Donald Trump’s inauguration. When challenged during the interview about …

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Sex, Maddi Runkles, and Throwing the First Stone

Maddi Runkles is an 18-year-old senior at Heritage Academy, which is a private Christian school in Hagerstown, Maryland. In January, she found out she was pregnant. The school requires all students to sign a pledge saying that they will adhere to a religious code of conduct, which includes “abstaining from sexual …

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