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State of the Union address promotes Americanism

State of the Union address promotes Americanism

February 5, 2014


Filed under Opinion

By Benjamin Linares Part of the job of the President of the United States is to inspire, to bring Americans to their our feet and to make them feel even more American. The annual State of the Union address is an opportunity to do just that. I am not about to critique President Barack Obama’s every...

Obama, Patrick focus on education and economic policy

Obama, Patrick focus on education and economic policy

Sam Humphrey

January 29, 2014


Filed under Boston, News

By Thalia Yunen and Sam Humphrey President Barack Obama gave his 2014 State of the Union Address in the Chamber of the House of Representatives to speak about his plans for the rest of his term in office. Governor Deval Patrick also gave his State of the Commonwealth address on Tuesday, due to threat...

Obama gave overambitious State of the Union

Obama gave overambitious State of the Union

February 20, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Shayne C. Dunbaugh  Journal Contributor Indeed the “State of the Union” is in an uproar.  The President has seemingly reignited the “Greatest Society” dream of an economically opulent planned America, all while simultaneously shoving through tighter gun restrictions wrapped in between segme...

Making college more affordable is essential

Making college more affordable is essential

February 7, 2012


Filed under Opinion

By Ally Johnson Fear and doubt are not rare side effects when deciding upon what to do with the future ahead; namely, which college to attend. In picking a school, students are faced not only with new people, new places and for some, culture shock, many are also dealing with the very real potential...

State of the Union: is it relevant?

State of the Union: is it relevant?

February 7, 2012


Filed under Opinion

By Victoria Greenleaf With all of the hype bubbling up around the upcoming Presidential election, rumors and whispers surrounded the State of the Union Address by President Obama on January 24. What would he say? What issues would be addressed? And would it really matter? The State of the Union Address...

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