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The power of opinion

Jordan Daniels, Contributing Writer

December 7, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Opinions sections are the pinnacle of influence. But, while they are popular, journalistic opinion is often overlooked by readers. People may get the impression that opinions pages in newspapers don’t necessarily inform people but rather influence them. As an opinions editor myself, I sometimes feel like readers – and even fellow editors – may not realize the importance of journalistic opinion. They might assume op... Read more »

Dear Santa: please don’t grade this letter

Dear Santa: please don’t grade this letter

December 6, 2016

Dear Santa Claus, It’s been an interesting semester, to say the least. I got in a car accident within the first few weeks of school and lost a good portion of my school work stashed in the trunk.... Read more »

Is it better to give or receive the perfect gift?

Is it better to give or receive the perfect gift?

December 6, 2016

I once read an book titled, “29 Gifts” based on the true story of Cami Walker, a woman diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a disease where nerves in the brain and spinal cord are severely damaged. Amid... Read more »

‘Tis the season to settle down and cover up

‘Tis the season to settle down and cover up

December 5, 2016

As the trees shed their muddy green leaves for vibrant red and deep orange ones, there’s a silent longing that fills the hearts of single people during autumn and winter. For within these two seasons... Read more »

Beware the conservative watchlist

Beware the conservative watchlist

Jorge Paniagua, Opinions Editor

December 4, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Professors, take note — political conservatives are onto you. A list of some 200 college professors unexpectedly appeared online Nov. 21 aiming to “expose” academics “advancing leftist propaganda.” Yet... Read more »

The Jewish-Muslim Allegiance

The Jewish-Muslim Allegiance

November 29, 2016

No global crisis embodies the difficult relations Muslim and Jewish people share more than the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Deeming the conflict a non-religious one would be a mistake. With nearly ... Read more »

The problem with ‘America First’

The problem with ‘America First’

November 28, 2016

After President-elect Donald Trump’s win on election night, there was a great deal of conversation through media outlets on what exactly Trump meant by putting “America First” and how it would affec... Read more »

Remembering Fidel: a praised dictator

Remembering Fidel: a praised dictator

Jorge Paniagua, Opinions Editor

November 27, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

It was an intriguing event — crowds of Cuban-Americans and Cuban exiles gathered early Saturday morning in a neighborhood known as Little Havana in Miami, Florida shortly after finding out the former pr... Read more »

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