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What We Can Learn from Indiana

Xinke Chen, Staff Writer

April 9

Filed under Opinion

Let me present to you the latest conservative victory: Indiana. Yes, the good old Hoosier State. What the Republicans were able to do in this great state was pass a religious freedom bill that allows individuals and business to...

Vaccines: Finding a Middle Ground

Corey Stubanas, Staff Writer

March 19

Filed under Opinion

How accountable are people for knowing and understanding? When asked if they believe in global warming, politicians answer, “I’m not a scientist”. When asked if he was accountable for his actions, the lawyers of admitted...

He for She or She for He?

Annie Barson, Staff Writer

February 25

Filed under Opinion

When most of us hear the name Emma Watson, we picture in Hermione from Harry Potter, the academic, strong-willed and competitive muggle-born witch. In many ways, Emma Watson and Hermione share common characteristics. She has be...

Conservatives Should Embrace Marijuana Legalization

David Naftulin, Staff Writer

February 19

Filed under Opinion

The debate within the Republican Party over marijuana legalization has become intense, being fought mostly between so-called libertarian Republicans (in support) and social conservatives (in opposition). From my understanding ...

The Noble Savage

Corey Stubanas, Staff Writer

February 2

Filed under Opinion

How we act is defined by image. We may like to believe that what we see is right and logically justifies our actions, but often this is not the case. Throughout history, the power of image has led to conflict. A recent flashpoint...

Racism and the Police Force

Sindhu Soundararajan, Staff Writer

January 29

Filed under Opinion

For the past month, headlines have been saturated with information regarding recent injustice to black individuals in this country. From Eric Garner, a 43-year-old father of six, who was kept in a tight chokehold that eventually...

For Mankind’s Need

Corey Stubanas, Staff Writer

January 8

Filed under Opinion

The Holiday season has just come to a close! Along with the constant bombardment of advertisements for hundreds of products you do not need, came the appeals for charity. When watching our favorite shows, our average day is interrupted...

Standardized Tests: Are they Really What’s Best?

Annie Barson, Staff Writer

December 10

Filed under Opinion

In the Pennsylvania elementary and middle schools, state testing demands that schools designate a week to administer the Keystone exams or PSSAs. This can cause teachers a great deal of stress because they are forced to “teach...

With Paper Classes, the Athlete Passes

John Lautenbach, Staff Writer

November 28

Filed under Opinion

The University of North Carolina, commonly referred to as UNC and regarded as one of the best basketball schools in the country, has just recently been caught with making their student-athletes take “paper classes” for the...

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