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Hailey Gillespie, Hannah Miller, and Jeremiah Booth | November 19, 2019

Violence Against Women Act extends to native women - Hailey Gillespie Since George W. Bush released a presidential proclamation declaring November to be Native American Heritage month in 1990, the rights of Native peoples have seen many advancements.  However, according to current statistics from the Indian Law Resource Center, 4 out of 5 Native American women will endure violence throughout...

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Hannah Miller, In-depth Writer | September 21, 2019

Since her election win in Nov. 2018, the first openly LGBTQ+ Nebraska senator, Megan Hunt of district 8 has introduced a numerous amount of legislative bills. A few of them specifically entail protecting the LGBTQ+ community from various forms of harassment.     Hunt represents district 8 which stretches as far west as N 83rd street and as east as N 41st street, representing a total...

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