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Meet your sixth presidential catdidate Esther Chatul — Honours Animal Behaviour Level IV
Jan28

Meet your sixth presidential catdidate Esther Chatul — Honours Animal Behaviour Level IV

Esther Chatul is not your typical MSU Presidential candidate. Despite having more likes on Facebook than two of the candidates in the running this year, she is not on your presidential ballot. This is not because she doesn’t have a platform, but because of blatant speciesism. Esther Chatul, to put it simply, is a cat. In The Silhouette’s one-on-one interview with Esther, we learned a lot about the feline behind the non-human equity...

Black girls matter Black girls can’t count on their own safety — not even in classrooms
Nov05

Black girls matter Black girls can’t count on their own safety — not even in classrooms

I think I’m supposed to be outraged. My blood should probably be boiling at a video filmed by a classmate of the teenage girl at Spring Valley High, who was dragged from her chair and pinned down by a police officer in her classroom. Instead, it hurt me. She did not threaten anyone and did not have a weapon. The discussion around the incident has been focused on the excessive force used by the police, not the fact that there was an...