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Women with elevated testosterone face limitations in Olympic events

After much controversy and a research process that took two years to carry out, the International Association of Athletics Federations, which governs the sport of track and field worldwide, has decided to enact regulations that target female athletes who have hyperandrogenism, a medical condition that produces high levels of testosterone. The rules — seemingly an…

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Trump needs skilled staff

When President Donald Trump selected Dr. Ronny Jackson to run the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, it was simultaneously surprising and completely predictable. Jackson’s inexperience at running an agency even close to the size of the department did not disqualify him, it actually made him even more of a perfect fit in Trump’s White House….

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Church group utilizes funds for politics

According to the Internal Revenue Service file, a conservative Christian group called Focus on the Family declared itself a church, although it does not have a congregation. It does not host weddings or funerals, and it does not hold services. Questions have begun to arise about what Focus on the Family actually does. It has…

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Is the Korean War over?

North and South Korea have been in a state of war since the Korean War began in 1950. Recently, South Korea confirmed its intentions to reopen negotiations with North Korea to finally end the war after almost 70 years. The United States is also taking part in these negotiations, hoping the North will relinquish its…

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Trump’s tariffs do not satisfy moderates

With the midterm elections quickly approaching, Republicans and Democrats find themselves in a political quagmire. President Donald Trump’s move to impose tariffs on China and Europe has found more support with conservatives. It does not satisfy most Americans, however. Recent polls have shown a partisan divide on Trump’s trade policies, which comes as no surprise…

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USG elections need more advertising

The 2018 elections for the Undergraduate Student Government revealed that there is room for improvement in future election operations. The Office of Student Life opened this year’s election application on March 1 and closed on March 16. The mandatory orientation was held on March 22, leaving a month for campaigning until elections on April 24…

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Baruch Residence Hall needs to improve living conditions

The Baruch College Residence Hall located at 1760 Third Avenue has been known for its flaws, but recently it has reached a new level of gross. Despite having to pay between $6,000 and $7,000 per semester for either a triple or a double room, students are realizing that the basic amenities often do not work….

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