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OPINION: Remembering Black History and the Peanut Man

Isaac Martin, Political Contributor

February 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

“It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank that counts. It is service that measures success.” - George Washington Carver George Carver was a d...

Political Focus: The controversial case of Israel’s capital

John Bozick, Web Editor

February 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

From 1947 to about 1949, 750,000 Palestinians fled or were forced from their homes to make way for the incoming colonization of Palestine into the state of Israel. To many Palestinians, this event is known as the “catastrophe”...

‘Never Again’: Parkland students creating a movement for policy change

Katarina Kovac, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The survivors of the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Parkland, Florida are calling for the United States Congress to take action to prevent future school shootings. Their actions are allowing for gun laws to be debated on a national sca...

Review: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Falin Hakeem, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Instead of being named “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Martin McDonagh’s controversial yet highly appraised film should be named “Seven Oscar noms inside Dolby Theatre” – this may be a bold statement, I...

The PyeongChang Olympics get political

John Bozick, Web Editor

February 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Olympics has long been a time for peace and cooperation among the world's nations, yet despite this rare show of diplomacy, politics has often been shunned under Rule 50 of the Olympic Charter. The 2018 Winter Olympic Games started off as a different affair, as with the tone for most events in the world today, politics and political s...

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