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Protecting Mental Health During a Public Health Crisis

Protecting Mental Health During a Public Health Crisis

April 1, 2020

Hopefully, the spotlight on mental health right now will demonstrate the need for increased availability of resources in the long term.

Rash Reporting of Bryant Tragedy Shows Flaws in Modern Journalism

Rash Reporting of Bryant Tragedy Shows Flaws in Modern Journalism

January 29, 2020

As much as we are all grieving the tragedy of the situation, there are many who are affected in such a way that we cannot imagine their devastation. To think of any of these surviving family members reading a headline that wrongly identified victims should make any journalist think twice about rashly publishing unconfirmed stories. 

Impeachment Conflict Endangers Democracy

Impeachment Conflict Endangers Democracy

January 22, 2020

While the United Kingdom undergoes a shocking turn of events with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s departure from the royal family, America is currently dangling precariously over the abyss because of it...

Debate Debacle Erodes Trust in Media

Debate Debacle Erodes Trust in Media

January 22, 2020

The conflict between Sanders and Warren during the most recent Democratic debate highlights a bigger issue concerning the reliability and sincerity of the candidates.

The Crown Loses its Brightest Jewels

The Crown Loses its Brightest Jewels

January 22, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan's decision to leave the royal family should not be seen as a surprise, considering the family's past mistakes.

Congress’ Measures to Combat Nicotine Use: Another Prohibition?

Congress’ Measures to Combat Nicotine Use: Another Prohibition?

January 22, 2020

In the face of all the sicknesses arising from teenage nicotine use, Congress must better enforce laws enacted to keep nicotine as far away from the youth (and everyone) as possible.

Maintaining Political Accountability During the 2020 Election Season

Maintaining Political Accountability During the 2020 Election Season

January 22, 2020

On Jan. 19, The New York Times made the decision to endorse two Democratic candidates for president, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). Though the Times has a long history of poli...

Escalation in Iran Risks Chance for Peace

Escalation in Iran Risks Chance for Peace

January 22, 2020

On Jan. 3 of this year, Iranian General Qasem Soleimani was killed by an American airstrike at Baghdad International Airport in a military operation authorized by President Trump. Soleimani’s death led to a...

Australia is Burning and Climate Change is the Culprit

Australia is Burning and Climate Change is the Culprit

January 22, 2020

Fires in Australia continue to ravage the country's wildlife, while the government does little in response. The government must enact more effective legislation to combat this issue.

Never Too Old for Young Adult Fiction

Never Too Old for Young Adult Fiction

April 3, 2019

The best part of the book world is that everyone has a multitude of options to choose from — and nobody has the right to stand on a pedestal and lessen others’ intelligence or maturity because of it.

Touchdown on Mars: What InSight’s Feat Means for Humanity

Touchdown on Mars: What InSight’s Feat Means for Humanity

November 28, 2018

While the InSight mission is a big deal in that it is exploring uncharted territory, we should certainly temper our expectations on its implications, especially in the short term.

Keep Kanye out of the Political Spotlight

Keep Kanye out of the Political Spotlight

October 17, 2018

By Joelle Saunders Beyoncé had the right idea back in 2009 at the fateful MTV Video Music Awards when she exclaimed: “No, Kanye! No.” At that point in time, Kanye was known almost exclusively as a...

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