The Treachery of Words

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BY HUNTER PEARL “Political language…is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable” – George Orwell Language shapes our understanding of ideas. George Orwell knew this. In his dystopian classic Nineteen Eighty-Four,… Continue reading

Face-off: Income Inequality

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This page features two differing opinions on the issue of income inequality. ARTICLE BY HUNTER PEARL If Karl Marx were around today, he’d have serious beef with Bill Gates. How dare that rich… Continue reading

The Birth of Noise

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ARTICLE BY JONATHAN HASKIN On March 31 of 1970, Japan Airlines Flight 351 was hijacked. The Red Army Faction of the Japanese Communist League took hostage of the plane, which contained 122 passengers… Continue reading

Moving in Reverse: Religion and American Politics

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ARTICLE BY REGGIE KRAMER Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, a likely candidate for the Republican nominee for the Presidency in 2016, sits in London while a British man interviews him. The question: “Do you… Continue reading

An Alternate Perspective: Higher Education

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ARTICLE BY KAREEN MOVSESYAN With $1.3 trillion worth of student loan debts, 41 million Americans combating student loan debt and student wages increasing at a paltry 40% of total annual wage growth, the… Continue reading

“Spotlight on Cuba” – Celebrating the Life & Work of Vilma Espín, Cuba’s First Lady

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ARTICLE BY MEGAN BRIDGES This article is part two of a five part Spotlight Series titled “Spotlight on Cuba.” In mid-June of 2007, Cuba grieved the profound loss of one of its most prominent… Continue reading

The Worst Form of Government (except for all the others) – Part 1: Mandatory Voting

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ARTICLE BY ISAAC FREETH Earlier this year, a private member’s bill in the British houses of parliament suggested the idea that voters should be required to show up to the ballot box or… Continue reading

Face-Off: Higher Education

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The following two articles take opposing side on the issue of higher education. ARTICLE BY HANI WARITH The ‘Liberal Arts’ have long been dismissed as training many young minds in subjects deemed to… Continue reading

Shots Fired: The Valiant, Unwavering, and Outright Imbecilic Fight Against Vaccines

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ARTICLE BY MITCHELL CHAN| Back in November, hit ABC sitcom Last Man Standing showed a school-age child named Boyd Baxter contracting chicken pox. When his grandparents (portrayed by stalwart Nancy Travis and the… Continue reading