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Rap lyrics should not be used as evidence

Rap lyrics should not be used as evidence

By Zahra Haque, Staff Columnist

February 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Rap artists' lyrics should not be used against them as evidence in court.

Ferguson shooting signals need for police demilitarization

By Miguel Coronado, Contributing Columnist

September 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The Ferguson shooting should inspire Americans to critically examine race relations and police demilitarization.

Christina’s Case: University policies should reflect First Amendment rights

Christina’s Case: University policies should reflect First Amendment rights

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 14, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Virginia Community College System will suspend its restrictive student demonstrations policy following a lawsuit that was filed by Christian Parks, a student at Thomas Nelson Community College. Both the VCCS and Parks’ legal team requested that a federal judge put the case on hold until Ma...

FISA Amendment Act overlooked by public, grants government too much power

FISA Amendment Act overlooked by public, grants government too much power

December 29, 2012


Filed under Opinion

I watched CSPAN2 Thursday morning. I wasn’t sick. I wasn’t playing a drinking game. And I’m not turned on by monotonous politispeak masqueraded as sagacity. Rather, I was interested in how debate would proceed concerning the reauthorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments...