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Justin Maffett
Justin Maffett is a junior at Dartmouth College studying economics and government

Entries by Justin Maffett

How to Solve Dartmouth's Diversity and Inclusion Challenges

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2015 | 8:00 AM


As the inaugural speaker for the "Just Words? Free Speech and Social Change" lecture series, hosted by Dartmouth College's Gender Research Institute, critical race theorist and Columbia University Law School professor Kimberlé Crenshaw spoke before an intimate gathering of students, faculty...

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Socially Conservative or Socially Unacceptable?

(16) Comments | Posted June 30, 2013 | 5:07 PM

In anticipation of the Supreme Court's ruling on Prop 8 and DOMA this past week, hundreds of sign-bearing Americans descended upon the Court's plaza. The rest of the nation witnessed the historic proceedings via television and live tweeting.

The overwhelming sound of call and response chants drowned out most side...

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A Young Face in the Fight Against Prop 8: An Interview With Spencer Perry

(1) Comments | Posted June 11, 2013 | 9:00 AM

2013-06-10-spencer_perry.jpgNo one likes a long wait. However, we find ourselves anxiously awaiting the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on California's Proposition 8. This possibly landmark Supreme Court case could potentially shift the momentum behind the gay rights movement.

Though colloquially referred to as...

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'Big Green' Houses: An Alternative Dartmouth Experience

(2) Comments | Posted May 3, 2013 | 7:15 PM

Have you ever driven through a poor county on a state highway or rural road, where the town opts to systematically fill in new cracks with fresh tar as they develop, in lieu of repaving the road anew every year? Ultimately, this policy of quick fixes produces a road with...

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