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Political Focus: Trump forces colleges to protect people with dangerous opinions

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019

American conservatives use the protection of free speech frequently in their defense of dangerous opinions. This statement should not be as controversial as it appears in political discourse, and yet it is a defining aspect ...

Political Focus: Defending the electoral college

Timothy Kandow, Contributor

March 27, 2019

After a candidate won the popular vote and yet lost the general election, the 2016 election has resurfaced the presidential voting process here in the United States. Several Democratic candidates have emerged to challenge incum...

Political Focus: college acceptance scandal shows critical flaws in higher education

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019

Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were the first two of a multitude of wealthy parents caught and charged with bribing colleges to get their children accepted. It comes as a surprise to no one, especially those in the higher education community, that...

Political Focus: Days after the Trump-Kim summit, signs of preparing a launch seen in North Korea

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019

The nuclear disarmament summit that occurred in Vietnam at the end of February seems to have been for naught, coming as no surprise to most of the people who were paying attention at the time. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un me...

Could the moon be an artificial satellite put here by aliens?

Taylor Crumley, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019

Back in the summer of 1969, Apollo 11 landed the first humans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the moon in a mission they called “one giant leap for mankind.” The moon serves a great purpose to Earth. According to Universe ...

Political Focus: Betsy DeVos tries to kill public education… again

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019

The Trump administration will be supporting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ push for further integration of school of choice. DeVos and fellow Republican lawmakers Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) and Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.) ann...

The latest trend: Goodbye kale, hello celery juice

Taylor Crumley, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019

The newest craze among the health community says that drinking celery juice in the morning on an empty stomach can help inflammation and bloating, clear skin and even cure disease. The hashtag #CeleryJuice on Instagram boasts over 100...

Trump administration ends summit with North Korea successfully

Timothy Kandow, Contributor

March 6, 2019

On Feb. 27 and 28, President Donald Trump and Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un met in Hanoi, Vietnam for the second summit between these two leaders. The meeting's intent was to discuss the denuclearization of North Korea to...

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