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Spacey’s career topples as more men accuse him

Kaitlin Hahn

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Liberal Think Tank

Kevin Spacey has been accused of sexually assaulting multiple men in Hollywood, with some underage at the time. Once the information was released, Spacey decided to come out as gay in an attempt to distract the world from his wrongdoings. The list of accusers continues to grow.

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Regulations are meant to be improved, not erased

Kyle Crozier

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Liberal Think Tank

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created with a simple and singular goal: to protect human health and the environment. The EPA’s reach extends to the public and private sector, as they are intended to remain unbiased in that pursuit of health. This pursuit has been poisoned by the inclus...

The Feminism Letters: Men should be proud to be fighters for equality.

Haley Clegg

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Liberal Think Tank

Where along the line did feminism become synonymous with “hating men?” Feminism isn’t an attack on men, and it doesn’t claim that men are inferior to women, yet many continue to view it as such. Feminism was created to make all genders have equal opportunity. Over the past century, women have had ...

DeVos: A danger to student safety

Michael MacRae

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Liberal Think Tank

The protections afforded to sexual assault victims are being rescinded, as directed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Given initially under the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and expanded during the Obama Administration, Title IX had previously been under review by Devos’s department. All e...

Trump is spiraling and America is being taken down with him

Patrick Holmes

June 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Liberal Think Tank

America is not great. The United States has lost its morality, sensibility and kindness. We are no longer the leaders of the free world and our actions speak volumes. The rest of the world has their eyes on us and their judgmental whispers send the message. We are losing our core values. At this point,...

The Trump-Putin connection: Collusion is not the core of the problem

Chaim Wigder

April 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Liberal Think Tank

The Trump administration hasn’t been able to escape from the controversy surrounding Russia’s alleged involvement in the 2016 presidential election. The House and Senate intelligence committees, as well as the FBI, are investigating Russian attempts to influence the election and its possible ties...

Angela Merkel: How a woman defines a country

Kaitlin Hahn

March 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Liberal Think Tank

Arguably the new Leader of the Free World, the first female chancellor of Germany and the De Facto Leader of the European Union, Angela Merkel holds all of these titles in her third term. It seems that this once soft-spoken leader has persisted through with strong leadership to please both liberals and ...

Another perspective: Who are you calling a snowflake?

Katie Dugan

March 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Liberal Think Tank

Millennials have a lot of negative stereotypes about them. We’re entitled, lazy, we’re numb to acts of violence and we’re obsessed with social media and technology. But probably the oddest stereotype about us is that we are too sensitive and get offended easily. Truthfully, we do tend to come off as a del...

Lack of diversity in politics leads to strife

Lack of diversity in politics leads to strife

Patrick Holmes

February 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Politics, The Liberal Think Tank

It is tiring to watch old white men continue to lead this country into the dark ages. They are a misrepresentation of the United States and everything that we stand for, especially the ones who identify with the beliefs of President Donald Trump. With a predominantly white, male cabinet, Trump does...

Businessman to president: Treating a country like a company

Patrick Holmes

February 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Liberal Think Tank

Donald Trump has signed many controversial executive orders just a few weeks into his presidency. These decisions have seemed to benefit money, power and selfishness rather than unity, love and acceptance. Possibly a plethora of Americans agree with the following sentiment due to the many protests that h...

EPA censorship threatens environment further

Katie Dugan

February 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Politics, The Liberal Think Tank

In a decision that will have a chilling effect on a major government agency’s ability to disseminate information, President Donald Trump instituted “a temporary suspension of all new business activities” on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Jan. 24, according to CBS News. This means that the ...

America, your privilege is showing

Patrick Holmes, Opinion Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Liberal Think Tank

During Donald Trump’s campaign, my eleven-year-old sister asked my parents, “Why does he hate my people?” She was referring to Asians as ‘her people’ since she is adopted from China. With this newfound insight into how this man affected my young sister, my heart could not break more for what h...

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