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The (News) Edit

The thoughts and ideas made us pause, think and most importantly, consider what is happening in the world.

The news cycle is fast and furious—which is why we shifted through the recent noise and found a few articles we believe matter. These thoughts and ideas made us pause, think and, most importantly, consider what is happening in the world. We hope they do the same for you.

I tried to befriend Nicholas Cruz. He still killed my friends: “The implication that Mr. Cruz’s mental health problems could have been solved if only he had been loved more by his fellow students is both a gross misunderstanding of how these diseases work and a dangerous suggestion that puts children on the front line.” (The New York Times)

Every female senator is demanding their chamber address sexual harassment: “All 22 women in the Senate — both Republican and Democrat — together wrote a condemnatory letter to their chamber leadership, urging them to overhaul how Capitol Hill handles sexual-harassment claims.” (The Cut)

This is so much bigger than Facebook: “Data misuse is a feature, not a bug—and it’s plaguing our entire culture.” (The Atlantic)

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