Politics

When in Doubt, Blame Hillary: The Benghazi Conspiracy

When in Doubt, Blame Hillary: The Benghazi Conspiracy Written by Kaitlyn BrownPublished May, 7 2019 The United States of America is a country divided by party lines, a statement exemplified in the aftermath of the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The tragedy at the consulate led to the deaths of …

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We The People Rally: Protesters, Activists, and Police heatedly conflict

“We’ve got the numbers!” chanted counter-protesters across from Independence Center at the We The People Rally on Saturday. They were right. The rally attracted attendants from across the country and notably, from groups like the Proud Boys and 3 Percenters as well as opposition groups like Antifa. An unimposing group of around 25 right-wing supporters …

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The Freedom Pill

The Freedom Pill Thomas Luu Texas A&M Health Science Center The American Revolution. A catalyst of an entire age of revolutions across the world. From the wealthiest monarchs in France to European colonists, the rights of the common people were augmented to allow for great social mobility and increased general freedom. The American Revolution, however, …

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Educating the Voters

Educating the Voters Mitchell Kurek Source: CNN.com When operated as intended, as a government of the people, by the people and for the people, a democracy is a beautiful thing. An important privilege that is entailed by having a democratic government is having the privilege and power to vote. A question can be raised from …

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Sierra v. Nick

Sierra v. Nick An Op-Ed Column about current events from contentious perspectives. While the ideologies of the writers may differ, application of these worldviews may sometime intersect. This column is not about arguing, rather a representation of reactions to current events in our nation and the implications of said events, from two individuals who disagree …

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Rape Culture

Rape Culture Sierra Reddi “There is a fury in all of us women because we have been non-consensually touched and moved and shaped and pretzeled and bottled and sold and marketed and told to dance in so many ways. And it’s enough. It’s enough.” – Tracee Ellis Ross Rape culture is a pervasive phenomenon in …

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Life Long

Life Long Nick Franchi The Chinese Parliament redacted prior rulings that limited their President to two, five year terms earlier this month. This move that was voted almost unanimously by over 2,500 representatives gives current President Xi Jinping the possibility to rule for life. In doing so, he holds three of the highest positions in …

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Stoicism: Revisited

Stoicism: Revisited Alex Judd Sailing by in the doldrums of 2018, many seem afflicted by a negative nancy attitude. Slowly rowing along the new year- parties, ignoring homework, tide pods, and dread. Many of us see bad habits in ourselves. Many of us have our will crushed. Blame David Hume and Francis Bacon for that. …

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