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Opinion: Trump out of office means freedom of the press

Opinion: Trump out of office means freedom of the press
November 24, 2020

Throughout his presidential term, President Donald Trump was known for his attacks on the press. His claims of “fake news” and his undermining of the reliability of minimally biased news outlets, such...

Opinion: President Donald Trump, it’s time to concede the election

Opinion: President Donald Trump, it’s time to concede the election
November 17, 2020

With 290 electoral votes and all but three states reporting results, former Vice President Joe Biden has undoubtedly won the election. Yet, President Donald Trump will still not concede the election, instead...

Opinion: Biden’s victory is a huge step for progressives, but there’s still work to be done

Opinion: Biden’s victory is a huge step for progressives, but there’s still work to be done
November 17, 2020

President-elect Joseph R. Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election was a massive step in America turning away from the bigotry and polarization brought on by the Trump administration.  This...

Opinion: Trump is a sore loser

Opinion: Trump is a sore loser
November 17, 2020

Once again, President Donald Trump is setting a horrible example of how a person should act﹣in this case, how to act after losing a fair election. Joe Biden won the presidential election held on Nov....

Opinion: Kamala Harris as VP should give hope to everyone

Opinion: Kamala Harris as VP should give hope to everyone
November 17, 2020

Kamala Harris made history the day she was elected the first female vice president of the United States and has a lot of eyes on her regarding her big plans for America’s future.  At a time when...

Opinion: Why do we care about celebrity endorsements?

Opinion: Why do we care about celebrity endorsements?
November 10, 2020

The 2020 presidential race has been stockpiled with crisis and controversy. Both the Republicans and the Democrats have worked effortlessly to try and gain a competitive edge. With a seemingly endless...

Opinion: President-elect Joe Biden’s win sparks hope for millions

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice president-elect Kamala Harris
November 10, 2020

On the morning of Saturday, Nov. 7, five days after the polls closed, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won the presidential election, taking the first step in healing and ailing in America.  After years...

Opinion: Gov. Baker not voting for president sets a bad example

Gov. Charlie Baker at a 2014 roundtable discussion  at the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service at Suffolk Law School on Feb. 4, 2014.
November 10, 2020

In the weeks leading up to the 2020 presidential election, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, a moderate Republican, opposed re-electing Donald Trump for a second term, stating that he would not vote...

Opinion: Trump won’t protect my gay mom, and he won’t protect your LGBTQ+ friends, either

Opinion: Trump won’t protect my gay mom, and he won’t protect your LGBTQ+ friends, either
November 4, 2020

With a viral video of First Lady Melania Trump defending her husband’s contradicting stance on gay marriage circulating the week of the election, President Donald Trump’s opposition to gay marriage...

Opinion: Amy Coney Barrett is a disgrace to the Supreme Court

Opinion: Amy Coney Barrett is a disgrace to the Supreme Court
November 2, 2020

When a middle schooler asks you to quiz them for their upcoming test on the U.S. Constitution, you might ask, “What are the five freedoms of the First Amendment?” Of course, forgetting one seems...

Opinion: The importance of kindness during chaos

Opinion: The importance of kindness during chaos
November 2, 2020

My parents raised me on the principle of kindness and forgiveness. Growing up, I was told by my mother, “People will always remember how you made them feel.” Because of this, I have held this significance...

Opinion: Amidst the election, America is setting a poor example for its youth

Opinion: Amidst the election, America is setting a poor example for its youth
November 1, 2020

The United States is just days away from deciding its future – and there is no question that this election process has raised chaos and unprecedented circumstances like never before. Throughout the...

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