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Solving International Crises Is More Important Than Restoring Historic Buildings

Solving International Crises Is More Important Than Restoring Historic Buildings
Opinion
May 7, 2019

On April 15th, flames engulfed the centuries old Notre Dame Cathedral, leaving France in despair. The fire blazed through one of the cathedral’s spires and the roof collapsed in ruin. In the aftermath...

Clickbait Titles Damage Trust In Journalism

Clickbait Titles Damage Trust In Journalism
Opinion
April 25, 2019

After the external threat lockdown a few weeks ago, 71 Republic, an independent news source, published an article regarding a possible cover-up led by Westwood officials. The article suggested the idea...

Think Twice Before You Call Someone “Alt-Right”

Think Twice Before You Call Someone
Opinion
April 16, 2019

The term “alt-right” is one of the hottest political buzzwords of the last few years. According to Wikipedia, alt-right is defined as a loosely connected and somewhat ill-defined far-right movement....

NFL’s New Pass Interference Will Ruin Football

NFL's New Pass Interference Will Ruin Football
Opinion
April 8, 2019

Set to go down as the call (or rather non-call) that changed the sport, Nickell Robey-Coleman’s pass interference (PI) on Tommylee Lewis cost the Saints a trip to the Super Bowl and sparked massive protests...

Georgia’s Heartbeat Bill Should Not Become Law

Georgia's Heartbeat Bill Should Not Become Law
Opinion
April 3, 2019

For years, activists, states, and courts across the nation have debated the issue of abortion, which is the act of ending a pregnancy by removing an embryo or a fetus before it can live outside the uterus....

Vaccines Are The Most Effective Way to Prevent Disease

Vaccines Are The Most Effective Way to Prevent Disease
Opinion
March 27, 2019

When he turned 18, Ethan Lindenberger went onto Reddit and asked how he could get vaccinations against the wishes of his anti-vaxx parents. Months later, on March 6th, he talked about his story to the...

Teen Climate Change Strike Is Inciting a Wave of Change

By Keana Saberi
Opinion
March 26, 2019

A collection of students from around the world are forming a unified coalition for a common cause. The actions of one young teen are setting off a chain reaction, inciting a wave of change: a movement...

New Zealand Proves Change Needs to Happen

New Zealand Proves Change Needs to Happen
Opinion
March 26, 2019

After the atrocious attack on a New Zealand mosque on March 15th, the world was appalled at the sheer viciousness of the attack. Thousands mourned for the people killed in the attack and thousands more...

YouTube Needs to Fix Their Algorithm

YouTube Needs to Fix Their Algorithm
Opinion
March 18, 2019
Opinion

Texas Teachers Should Be Allowed to Strike

Milwaukee Public School Teachers and supporters picket outside Milwaukee Public Schools Administration Building
Opinion
February 8, 2019

For the second time in recent months, teachers in America went on strike against their employers. Thousands of educators and supporters to the cause in Los Angeles, California, initiated a strike on Jan....

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is Redefining American Politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is Redefining American Politics
Opinion
February 6, 2019

The 2018 congressional elections brought in a new wave of diverse representatives that are already shaking up the political climate and redefining American politics. With new ideologies and multi-ethnic...

Aquaman Brings Hope for the DC Franchise

Aquaman Brings Hope for the DC Franchise
Opinion
January 31, 2019

DC has finally achieved their goal for their new slate of movies. Aquaman officially joined the billion dollar movie club and is now the highest grossing DC movie, grossing over a billion dollars. The...

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