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OPINION: Russia and Ukraine tensions are rising

Tim Kandow, Contributor

January 16, 2019

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Since World War II, the majority of the wars have been civil, usually consisting of a group of rebels against the standing government. However, since Ukraine's independence in the 1990s, their relationship between Russia has ...

Political Focus: Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez targeted just a week after inauguration

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2019

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In a stunning turn of events, two rising stars in the newly inaugurated House of Representatives have recently faced both political and personal attacks. Rashida Tlaib (D) of Michigan’s 13th Congressional District faced scrutiny w...

Political Focus: Walls do not work, and there is plenty of evidence to prove it

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2019

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The government shutdown is exceptionally close to a resolution with the swearing in of the new majority Democratic House of Representatives. Hopes of resolving the government budget, however, are still at a standstill as Republica...

The 1975 wows with new album

Kaley Barnhill, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018

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Reflective, introspective, and a social commentary; the 1975’s Album A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships has it all. The band is comprised of Matty Healy on vocals, Adam Hann on guitar, Ross MacDonald on bass and Georg...

Can you separate art from the artist? Dolce & Gabbana’s latest feud has us wondering

December 5, 2018

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In addition to canceling their major show that was scheduled to debut in China, Dolce & Gabbana issued an apology after the luxury fashion house faced a massive amount of social-media backlash over a video in which Asian...

Political Focus: Man-made climate change is real, and finally politicians are doing something about it

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018

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The fourth National Climate Assessment is the culmination of years of research and analysis by top climate scientists in the United States. Their findings were published on Black Friday, so the news may have been missed by many...

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