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A protest against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

A protest against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Kyle Olsen, Contributor

February 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion, Profiles, Showcase, Study Abroad, Travel

"Police guarded a single lane of traffic to support the hundreds who marched through the downtown metropolitan chanting and holding signs comparing his government practice to fascism."

Trump and the conservative narrative

Trump and the conservative narrative

Jack Danberg, Contributor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Voices

President Donald Trump has appointed the least effective, most detrimental and glaringly inept cabinet in recent history.

The political revolution continues

The political revolution continues

Carson McGrath, Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Voices

We now have a president who tweets as his form of communication to the public. How is this not an episode of Black Mirror yet?

What is the future of the Democratic Party?

What is the future of the Democratic Party?

John Coakley, Contributor

February 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Whether it’s Sanders or someone else, the Democratic Party needs a new hope.

The ugly side of the songs we love

The ugly side of the songs we love

Fitzgerald Pucci, Contributor

February 21, 2017


Filed under Music, Opinion, Showcase, Voices

Wrapping up ugly lyrics in sweet and repeated layers of sound makes for catchy hooks people learn to sing before understanding.

Why H-1B visas are important

Why H-1B visas are important

Olivia Laramie, Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Voices

" H-1B visas provide a better livelihood for our fellow human beings. Who cares if they are not from our country? The pursuit of happiness is not reserved only for Americans."

Thoughts on President Trump’s agenda

Thoughts on President Trump’s agenda

Jack Danberg, Contributor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Voices

"From restricting the government’s immigration policy to renewing its support for the Keystone Pipeline, Americans have taken their resistance to his policies from Facebook to the streets."

The Women’s March on Washington is a call for unity

The Women’s March on Washington is a call for unity

Emilia Billett, Contributor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Showcase, Voices

There can be a space where individuals of all races can see a crowd of peers chanting, “Black lives matter,” where individuals of all sexual orientations can see political friends with signs reading, “Love is love is love,” where all privileged people can see all of the pain and resilience of those that are oppressed.

Millennial’s beef with Donald Trump

Millennial’s beef with Donald Trump

Amy Russes, Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Voices

Go on, keep whining about how much millennials whine.

We need to talk to each other, not censor

We need to talk to each other, not censor

Amy Russes, Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Voices

You don't have to shut out opposing opinions — question them instead.

Election 2016: What’s at stake

Election 2016: What’s at stake

Amy Russes, Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

The 2016 presidential race seems more like a reality television show than the process to find our next head of state.

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