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Women’s March renews a spirit of protest

An estimated 100,000 people marched on January 21 to the Capitol in St. Paul.

Maya Chadda and Allison Ahern

February 9, 2017

The streets of St. Paul were filled with pink hats, posters, and protesters for the Women’s March on January 21. The crowd marched to the Capital shouting chants ranging in intensity from the call and response, “Tell me what democracy looks like. This is what democracy looks like” to “Hands too...

Defining protest in 2017

Members of the community add their contribution to the

Chapel, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2017

With The New York Times estimating 470,000 people who marched in Washington for the Women’s March, and a reported 3.3 million nationally, the spirit of protest is incredibly ingrained in today’s generation despite critiques of an apathetic pop culture. But a single word, “protest,” does not de...

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