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Obama vs. Trump Election:  An Objective Post-Election Evaluation

Obama vs. Trump Election: An Objective Post-Election Evaluation

December 7, 2016

By James McNamara I want to state this as explicitly as possible — I did not vote for either major party candidate. The evaluation of the election should be filled with statistics and analytics, not p...

Check Your Liberal Privilege

Check Your Liberal Privilege

December 7, 2016

By Ryan Quinn The 58th Secretary of State Ed Muskie once said, “Americans like to believe that they are decent, and most of them are, nevertheless they find it easy to persuade themselves that there is too much risk, too much danger, ...

Keeping “Christ” in the Christmas Season

Keeping “Christ” in the Christmas Season

December 7, 2016

By Paul Samson The season of giving has, ironically, turned into the season of “the greatest deals” at the local mall. As we have come to the close of this year, we have once again reached that time when...

Trump’s Backtracking Eases Nation’s Worries

Trump’s Backtracking Eases Nation’s Worries

December 7, 2016

By Briana Scalia President-elect Trump has grown quite famous for making claimsthat he quickly back tracks on. While it can be difficult to keep track of each promise that the President-elect has made over the cour...

Defending Our Right to be Upset and Protest

Defending Our Right to be Upset and Protest

November 16, 2016

By Casey Chun  One conclusion we can all arrive at is that this election cycle has left us all tired, emotionally and even physically. Being constantly exposed to a glut of headlines on all the candidates ...

Explaining the Rise of Donald Trump and the Solution

Explaining the Rise of Donald Trump and the Solution

November 16, 2016

By Benedict Carrizzo I have never seen a former president or candidate quite like Donald Trump. Even Andrew Jackson, with his brand of populism, was hardly as clownish and insubstantial as the new presi...

Tinder Gender Offerings Come At a Pivotal Moment Nationally

Tinder Gender Offerings Come At a Pivotal Moment Nationally

November 16, 2016

By Kristen Santer After this past week of dim and depressing news, Tinder offers some good tidings in response — which is a sentence I never thought I would write. Due to National Transgender Aw...

Standing With “Standing Rock” on Facebook

Standing With “Standing Rock” on Facebook

November 9, 2016

By John Christen  If you used Facebook last week, you have probably noticed that many of your friends “checked in” to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Cannon Ball, ND. Chances are, they were not there. Altho...

Retiring MLB’s Racist Caricature of Chief Wahoo

Retiring MLB’s Racist Caricature of Chief Wahoo

November 9, 2016

By Matthew Michaels  Major League Baseball was on full display, as a tension-filled and exciting playoffs culminated in a dramatic win for the Chicago Cubs over the Cleveland Indians in a World Series that went on for a full seven ga...

Local Elections Deserve Your Attention Too

Local Elections Deserve Your Attention Too

November 9, 2016

By Margarita Artoglou  The 2016 Presidential Election saw more than its fair share of scandal and an incredible amount of media coverage. Many commentators have remarked at how bad this election has been in terms of mudslinging. I...

Racist Halloween Incidents as Teachable Moments

Racist Halloween Incidents as Teachable Moments

November 2, 2016

By Margarita Artoglou Every year, Halloween breeds opportunities for lapses in judgment. Halloween shenanigans have led to the suspension of one fraternity at the University of Central Arkansas due to the actions of a member....

Celebrating Planned Parenthood’s Anniversary as a Feminist Holiday

Celebrating Planned Parenthood’s Anniversary as a Feminist Holiday

October 26, 2016

By Katie Quinlisk  Planned Parenthood celebrated on Sunday its 100th anniversary since the first birth control clinic opened in Brooklyn, New York. While my timelines, inboxes and feeds were filled with pink posts, exclamation point...

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