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Political representation must be diverse

In my previous article I argued that discussions of a possible civil war in the United States reveals internal, underlying problems. The polarization and radicalization that perpetuate divides within American society are...


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Letter to the Editor: Federal law preempts Executive Order 157

A Letter to the Editor is a column sent in for publication in response to a column or article previously published. This is in response to recent breaking news surrounding the recently-passed...


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The United States must work toward preventing regional conflict in the Middle East

As tensions between Israel and Iran have recently heightened, the United States has found itself in the inevitable position of choosing whether or not it should intervene in the increasingly tense conflict....


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Talks about a second civil war reveal internal divisions

A movie that gained significant attention this year is “Civil War” directed by Alex Garland. Set in a hypothetical near-future dystopia, it depicts a situation where the federal government is fractured into...


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Be yourself and people will accept you

I was in a class recently and my professor said something that made me think deeply. This class was in stand up comedy, and we were discussing a comedian we viewed. I...


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Letter to the Editor: Divestment is a moral imperative

A Letter to the Editor is a column written by a writer, sent in for publication in response to a column or article previously published. This is a response to Aviad Levy’s...


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Shop second-hand

Thrift stores sell secondhand clothing and other resale items at a discounted price. Thrifting clothes has increased in popularity in the fashion world, not only because it is more affordable, but also...


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'Zombie laws' are dangerous to women's rights

The state of the judicial system and the federal courts in the United States today is, simply put, appalling. The notion of judicial review, which allows courts to determine the constitutionality of...


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It's time to retire old characters

I write about stories a lot, and one thing I’ve been thinking about lately is how repetitive many new pieces of media feel. Many movies, shows or video games are either sequels,...


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Open up more

Having friends and family is a damn blessing. I truly believe that if you’re fortunate enough to have people in your life who genuinely care for and love you, you’re in a...