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A Letter to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

A Letter to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

By Monica Luna, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Government, Opinion, Politics, Top Story

Graduate student Monica Luna writes a letter to Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford, sharing her personal experiences in the wake of the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination hearings.

Border Patrol Agents Don’t Protect Anyone

Border Patrol Agents Don’t Protect Anyone

By Melanie Pineda, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Border patrol agents are meant to protect us, but they are far too often the ones committing violent crimes.

Why Do We Portray Atheists as Broken Believers?

Why Do We Portray Atheists as Broken Believers?

By Mickey Desruisseaux, Columnist

September 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Culture, Opinion, Politics

Why does America still think atheists need to be saved?

Hurricane Florence Got the Support Maria Deserved

Hurricane Florence Got the Support Maria Deserved

By Paola Nagovitch, Abroad Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Top Stories

A reflection on why the coverage of Hurricane Florence should serve as a reminder of those that were left behind in the neglect of Hurricane Maria.

Giving Up My Voting Rights in My Home State

Giving Up My Voting Rights in My Home State

By Yasmin Patel, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under City, Opinion, Politics, University Life

Read one writer's argument for why fear of giving up voter registration in their home-state should not dissuade college students from voter registration and from heading to the polls this November.

Mobilization Is Just As Important As Voting

Mobilization Is Just As Important As Voting

By Aliyah Austin, Columnist

September 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Although voting is important and essential, activist groups should focus on what initiates real change, which is mass mobilization.

How the Anonymous Op-Ed Should Move Us to Action

How the Anonymous Op-Ed Should Move Us to Action

By Hanna Khosravi, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

An opinion writer shares her perspective on why last week's inflammatory New York Times Op-Ed from a "senior official" in the Trump White House, and former President Barack Obama's subsequent speech at the University of Illinois, should serve as energy and encouragement for young people to get out and vote this November.

Trump Administration Needs To Pay Reparations For Separating Families

Trump Administration Needs To Pay Reparations For Separating Families

By Melanie Pineda, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Family separations at the U.S. border have resulted in not only an emotional toll on migrants, but a financial one as well.

Challenging the Liberal Bubble as a Liberal

Challenging the Liberal Bubble as a Liberal

By Janice Lee, Opinion Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

A liberal student's perspective and response to what she perceives to be a problematic liberal monoculture.

Your Hometown Needs Your Vote

Your Hometown Needs Your Vote

By Ali Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Government, Opinion, Politics, Top Stories

Make your vote count and register to vote in your home state before the upcoming midterm elections in November.

Don’t Let ‘Sex and the City’ Take Over Our City

Don’t Let ‘Sex and the City’ Take Over Our City

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Cynthia Nixon is not qualified to be governor of New York.

Cynthia Nixon Embodies Worrying Trend

Cynthia Nixon Embodies Worrying Trend

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy Opinions Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

With more and more celebrities considering running for political office, it is time to reexamine our standards for elected officials.

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