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Views on the News: Mother of all Bombs

On April 13, the United States deployed the Massive Ordinance Air Blast, nicknamed the "Mother of All Bombs," on an Islamic State-controlled cave in eastern Afghanistan.

Letter from the Editor: Acknowledge and account for oversight in Liquid Latex review

Following the Justice’s publication of “Lots of Latex, limbs and laughs,” we received a great deal of feedback from the Brandeis community that drew our attention to one particular line in the otherwise positive review: “However, the moves from the models while on the catwalk more resembled those seen by girls in fraternity basements than the representation of each zodiacs [sic] characteristics.” This statement should have received greater scrutiny during the Justice’s initial editing process, and publishing it was a regrettable oversight.

Recognize Donald Trump’s blatant lies during his presidency

After nearly two months in office, President Donald Trump’s political “honeymoon” with voters has been unprecedentedly characterized by excessive investigations, failed executive orders, false accusations and intra-party conflicts that have prevented any significant policy changes from coming to fruition.

Views on the News: Airstrikes over Mosul

According to a March 27 New York Times article, the recent airstrike in Mosul, Iraq resulted in a civilian death toll of over 200, possibly one of the worst American military strikes in Iraq.

Condemn stigma surrounding sexual assault in India

In 2015, a 13-year-old girl who was suffering from cancer was allegedly raped and blackmailed by eight of her teachers at her private school, according to a March 26 NDTV article. The girl, who has not been named, was forced to stay after school under the pretext of extra classes, during which time these eight teachers raped her multiple times over the course of a year.

EDITORIAL: Recognize Student Union’s changes to CEEF fund

Following the Student Union’s Friday release of its Community Emergency and Enhancement Fund grants for the year, this board would like to commend the CEEF committee on its foresight and its commitment to transparency, as demonstrated by their public announcement of the initiatives. When the CEEF originally replaced the Student Union’s Capital Expenditures fund in March 2014, the Union planned to spend an annual $200,000 of the $250,000, according to a March 1, 2014 Justice article on the subject.

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