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Why voting should matter more

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Patrick Holmes

November 4, 2015

From legalization of marijuana in Ohio to LGBTQ equality in Texas, yesterday’s nationwide election day covered all the bases of controversial aspects for voters. Now that I am categorized as a legal adult who can vote in elections, it is easy for me to make a difference in the country and sympathize...

Opinion: Consent should be mandatory

Patrick Holmes

October 7, 2015

By Patrick Holmes Consent. It should be assumed as one of the basic rights of a human being but more often than not, consent is glanced over and forgotten. Or worse, ignored. “For me consent means that I can say yes or no to something I have understood,” said by Elise in a video article by...

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