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The US withdrawal from Afghanistan is long overdue

The US withdrawal from Afghanistan is long overdue

Chris Sadrnoori

March 6, 2019

It has been 17 years since the United States invaded Afghanistan following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The war has lasted four complete presidential terms, a staple focus for both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, yet they were not able to put an end to it. On the fifth term, President...

Ralph Northam administration: Politics over core values

Ralph Northam administration: Politics over core values

Nick Viveiros

February 20, 2019

When news broke in early February that Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D-VA) med school yearbook featured a photo of two men in racist garb — one in blackface, the other in full Klan robes — this reporter shook his head, but certainly wasn’t surprised. For those of us who haven’t turned on cable news ...

Andrew Cuomo and other Democrats have heartlessly condoned infanticide

Nick Sammarco

February 20, 2019

Since the abortion rights movement in the 1960s, pro-choice advocates have argued that abortions, the termination of a developing human life, should be, in the words of Hillary Clinton (D-NY) during a 2008 speech to the Democratic Leadership Council, “safe, legal, and rare.” As science creat...

“In God we trust” doesn’t represent all Americans

Harper Wayne

February 6, 2019

As Americans, are we supposed to believe that the religious clause of the first amendment holds weight, when our dollars pay for the phrase “In God we trust” to be placed on government buildings? Separation of church and state is a part of the First Amendment in the Constitution, stating that, "Co...

Midterm Election Reflection: Parties over actual politics

Harper Wayne

November 7, 2018

Last Tuesday night, the United States announced its Midterm election results and sitting inside of my dorm, finally a contributor to politics, I saw how much of a difference every vote makes. The democrats added 26 seats to the house and the republicans added two in the senate. Ted Cruz won Texas ...

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