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Op-Ed: End performative activism to create real change

Op-Ed: End performative activism to create real change

By Kaitlyn Garza, Staff Writer December 9, 2021

Every scroll I make, I’m met with black posts with the hashtag: blacklivesmatter. I move over to Twitter to find that my Instagram home page wasn’t alone in all this: an estimated 28 million Instagram...

On the left is my thrifted Homecoming dress from the Salvation Army.

Thrifting Through Montrose

By Kaitlyn Garza, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

My eyes darted from clothing rack to clothing rack. I was glued, searching for a unique piece that I could flaunt with the words, “It’s thrifted!” My friend, Senior Julian Namerow, had been trying...

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