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Do 'All Lives Matter'?

Back in 2013, the world closely watched the State of Florida versus George Zimmerman case, a trial that ultimately resulted in Zimmerman’s acquittal for the murder of 17-year-old African American teen Trayvon...


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Finding the point

When I first heard about Colin Kaepernick’s statement in regards to his decision to sit during the national anthem, I applauded him. I found beauty in his decision to protest an anthem...


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Young liberals must put aside grievances and vote for Hillary

If you’re a young liberal or a former Bernie Sanders supporter and you aren’t voting for Hillary Clinton, you’re fooling yourself. And there are a lot of you out there; for voters...


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College nutritional practices are too often ignored

The importance of nutrition is far too often minimized in college for understandable reasons: students are busy, constantly on-the-go and it can be difficult to sit down and eat a meal when...


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The 'adulting' mentality is harmful to millennials

When do we become adults? In the eyes of the church, I became an adult at 13, still donning braces and a Panic! At The Disco shirt. Legal definitions of adulthood vary...


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Foreign film provides unique perspective to modern viewers

In the past, if you wanted to watch a foreign film you would have to go to an art house cinema or peruse a relatively small section in the local video store....


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University's tobacco-free policy is a step in the wrong direction

On Aug. 1, 2017, Binghamton University will officially become a tobacco-free campus. An initiative started by the SUNY system, BU will join 70 percent of other SUNY schools that have some level...


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Embrace photography as a storytelling medium

Photography can convey messages that words cannot. As a revolutionary universal tool, photography has the incredible opportunity to affect society in ways that are yet to be discovered. People are able to...


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Sensitivity is positive trait, should not be stigmatized

Those who have heightened emotions and are highly sensitive people are often taught to view their mind as something to be afraid of. The stigmatized lenses around them are characterized by behaviors...


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Hillary Clinton's foreign policy is a major scar on her campaign

As the presidential election draws near, election issues are taking center stage. It is my opinion that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should be the next president of the United States,...


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To regain power, conservatives must rework dialogue

Conservatives have taken a huge blow this election. After eight years under President Obama, this election cycle was a real chance for Republicans to nominate someone who encapsulated notions of personal responsibility,...