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U.S. retreat from Syria will carry disastrous implications

U.S. retreat from Syria will carry disastrous implications

April 8, 2018

For many American citizens, the seven-year-long civil war raging in Syria seems like a distant reality floating in the background of domestic affairs. As for myself, I find it difficult to ignore the injustices comm...

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...

Democrats fall back on traditional candidates after State of the Union

Democrats fall back on traditional candidates after State of the Union

January 30, 2018

After President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, the Democratic Party had an opportunity to respond with someone who the party felt could motivate voters. Instead, it chose to rely on the past and on...

The Bush and Clinton dynasties are at it again in the 2016 presidential race

Blake Pinto, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Did your parents ever say you could be anything you wanted when you grew up, even president? Well, if your last name happens to be Clinton or Bush, your chances are high. If and when former first lady and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and former Florida Governor “Jeb” Bush decide to officially enter the 2016 presidential race, it will mark the fourth instance during the past five election cycles in which a Bush...