U.S. & World News The year in hashtags

By: Jessica Griggs ~Campus News Editor~ #BlackLivesMatter After incidents of police brutality against unarmed black men in Ferguson, New York City, Cleveland and South Carolina, #BlackLivesMatter emerged along with countless calls for justice. #BringBackOurGirls A year ago, 276 girls were abducted from their secondary school in Nigeria by the terrorist group Boko Haram. #BringBackOurGirls endeavored to raise awareness of the issue worldwide. As many as 219 of the abducted girls have yet to be found. #BoycottIndiana Debates about the equality and fair treatment of the LGBTQ community were sparked on numerous occasions this year. As a result of the Religious … Continue reading U.S. & World News The year in hashtags