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As America changes we need to stop looking to the past for guidance

As America changes we need to stop looking to the past for guidance

April 10, 2018

I made a rookie mistake last week. As I sat at my kitchen table eating dinner, I absentmindedly went through the social media apps on my phone until I ended up on Facebook. Here I saw a post from a friend of a friend ...

The Constitution is long overdue for a revisit

Grant Hermanns, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Growing up in the U.S., we all learn about the Constitution and the 27 Amendments that make up the laws of our country. Many have caused controversy over the years, with the Second Amendment being the target of scrutiny as mass shootings become more prevalent across the nation. While wanting to uphold the law that has stood for almost 230 years is understandable, the stubbornness of the nation to even consider updating the Constitut...

Arming teachers misses the mark

Arming teachers misses the mark

March 14, 2018

Since the Feb. 14 shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, both sides of the aisle have dug into their respective corners, calling for legislative changes. The nat...

It’s time to graduate to the real issues

It’s time to graduate to the real issues

February 28, 2018

In response to the rising amount of school shootings across the country, high schoolers have begun to speak out in favor of stricter gun laws. Cal State Long Beach, a left-leaning campus on issues like immigrati...

Shootings are bigger than blaming the mentally ill

Shootings are bigger than blaming the mentally ill

November 14, 2017

Several mass shootings have occurred lately. Most recently, 27 people were killed and 20 were injured at a church in Texas. President Donald Trump and gun ownership supporters argue that the shooting epid...