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‘Nuns on the Bus’ Leader Captures True Catholic Spirit

‘Nuns on the Bus’ Leader Captures True Catholic Spirit

September 12, 2012


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By CANTON WINER ASSISTANT OPINION EDITOR Most politically-attentive Catholics are undoubtedly aware that Cardinal Timothy Dolan delivered the closing benediction at both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Most Catholics, however, have probably not heard of Sister Simone Campbell, the face of t...

Bishops Rightly Criticize Ryan’s Budget Proposal

Bishops Rightly Criticize Ryan’s Budget Proposal

April 25, 2012


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By CANTON WINER ASSISTANT OPINIONS EDITOR The messages of caring for the needy and loving the poor within the Bible seem to have been lost on Republican House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and replaced with messages of tax breaks for the rich and oil subsidies. Maybe that explains why the ...

NYPD Threatens Students’ Liberties

NYPD Threatens Students’ Liberties

March 21, 2012


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By CANTON WINER ASSISTANT OPINIONS EDITOR While the United States military diligently searches for terrorists in the rugged mountains separating Afghanistan and Pakistan, the New York Police Department is conducting its own search for potential terrorists in an only slightly less menacing location: ...

Campus Ministry Donation Sparks Controversy

Campus Ministry Donation Sparks Controversy

March 7, 2012


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By CANTON WINER ASSISTANT OPINIONS EDITOR The world is a dangerous place for sheep. Though they may seem simple, dull animals, sheep continually face increasing danger in an ever more complex and scary world. Startle one of them and the whole herd will mindlessly stampede off a cliff, not realizing...

Planned Parenthood Misunderstood by Republicans

Planned Parenthood Misunderstood by Republicans

February 15, 2012


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By CANTON WINER ASSISTANT OPINIONS EDITOR Susan G. Komen's decision to discontinue its funding of Planned Parenthood on Jan. 31 resulted in a national uproar, leaving the breast cancer foundation struggling to tread water in a sea of negative publicity. After three days, over 600,000 signatures on...

Republicans Complicate Processes of Student Voting

Republicans Complicate Processes of Student Voting

February 1, 2012


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By CANTON WINER ASSISTANT OPINIONS EDITOR Thousands of college students will attempt to register to vote in the coming months only to be turned away. Students who have an out-of-state driver's license, and even those who have an in-state driver's license but who pay out-of-state tuition, will be told, "Sorry, you c...

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