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Investing in NASA Is Worthwhile

Investing in NASA Is Worthwhile

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While President Obama has made statements this week promoting investments in space travel to Mars, if the disheartening state of affairs at NASA is indicative of the industry as a whole, the planet will remain well out of reach for decades to come.

Kennedy’s assassination does not define his legacy

Kennedy’s assassination does not define his legacy

By Christina Coleburn, Staff Columnist

November 17, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

On this Friday, Nov. 22, 50 years ago, Americans reeled in the wake of one of the darkest events in national history when President John F. Kennedy assassinated. Celebrated for his soaring eloquence, invigorating idealism and Camelot dynamism, Kennedy enjoyed an average approval rating of 70.1 percent, the highest of any post-World War II president. Although his time in the Oval Office lasted just 1,000 days, most Americans felt an em...