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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....

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...

‘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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

The bloody history behind Thanksgiving

The bloody history behind Thanksgiving

Miguel Vargas, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Uncategorized

With Thanksgiving approaching quickly, many students are both mentally preparing for all of the political discussion at the Thanksgiving dinner table and physically conditioning for the huge meal they’l...