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Jumping the Pond: From Ireland to I.V.
Opinion

Jumping the Pond: From Ireland to I.V.

It’s her first time in America, and EAP student Naomi Rea has already had plenty of culture shocks, from her first experience with a gun, to her elation over our fancy iced water.

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‘Out of Many, One’: Should America See the Light and Return to Its Original Motto?

I was exploring the underworld beneath the cushions of my couch, looking for headphones, when I came upon a stray $1 bill, all wrinkled and crumpled up. Since I hate to see my currency in this shabby state, I took to flattening out the creases as best I could, sliding […]

Letters to the Editor / Opinion

Affirmative Action Perpetuates a Colorized America

Few government policies are more counterproductive than affirmative action. Its origins trace back to the presidential terms of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, both of whom sought to curb discrimination and improve the lives of, namely, impoverished blacks. At the time, affirmative action served its purpose. Today, however, […]

Portrayal of Violence in Middle East Impedes Political Attempts at Peace
Left Said, Right Said / Opinion

Portrayal of Violence in Middle East Impedes Political Attempts at Peace

With every passing day, the Arab unrest and political revolution confirms that a sea-change is going on in the Middle East.

Left Said, Right Said / Opinion

Middle East Unrest Demonstrates Difference from American Values

The question of whether freedom is unique to Western culture seems to be answered by each crisis in the Middle East…