Politics

Trump is Not the Leader We Need Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic

Surya Swaroop describes how our president is mishandling the current heath crisis.
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Following the Money: How Big Oil is Backing Candidates

With Election Day swiftly approaching, Sheina Crystal, Kayla Gorman and Miranda O'Brien investigate the ties between Big Oil and local political candidates.
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In 2020, We Can’t Afford To Be Cynical

Whoever sits in the Oval Office for the next four years will help determine what our future will look like. Our vote matters now more than ever before.
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Why Elizabeth Warren is the Ultimate Progressive Reformer

Sara Rubin assesses the differences between two progressive frontrunners of the upcoming Democratic presidential primary.
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The Espionage Charges Against Julian Assange Jeopardize Journalism

Luke Hamilton argues that the charges against Julian Assange undermine the First Amendment and endanger freedom of the press.
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The First Amendment Isn’t a Free Pass To Discriminate

Justin Tran clears up common misconceptions about the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
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There Should Be No Expiration Date on Ending Sex Discrimination

Surya Swaroop writes about the Equal Rights Amendment's journey to ratification.
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Freedom Under Fire: Stand with the People of Hong Kong

Studying abroad in Hong Kong has given Emma Xing a firsthand look at the clash between its people and government.
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The Opioid Crisis: Big Pharma Needs to Pay for Their Crimes

Surya Swaroop declares why we should be further penalizing companies responsible for the Opioid Crisis.
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The Puerto Rican Protests: A Lesson in Democracy

In light of recent protests in Puerto Rico, Nina Nazario discusses the importance of this victory to democracy as a whole.
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In 2020, ‘Nice Guys’ Finish First

In response to Joe Biden's presidential candidacy, Grace Wiley argues that political figures must be held accountable for sexual misconduct.
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Liberalism vs. Open-Mindedness: No, They’re Not the Same

Jordan Curiel points out the differences between left-leaning politics and true liberalism.
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The Border Wall Argument Stands on a Shaky Foundation

Kian Karamdashti pokes holes in national immigration policy and the argument for a wall at the U.S.-Mexican border.
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The Fight Against Climate Change Starts With You

Stella Calbert argues in favor of taking individual action to combat climate change.
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Letter from the Editor | A Call for Civility During Divestment

Opinion Editors Hannah Jackson and Harper Lambert issue a reminder that dissent does not excuse hate speech.
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