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Ethics is not a partisan issue

By | Feb 22, 2017

Political strategy is not uncommon in Congress, but our president’s potentially being influenced by Russia is not a partisan issue.

Free press is a cornerstone of democracy

By | Feb 8, 2017

News outlets should not have to fear that they will be labeled “fake” for reporting on real information.

What Obama did for the U.S.

By | Jan 24, 2017

Obama’s time in office will certainly serve as an important milestone in this long process of mending racial divides.

Trump should divest his business

By | Dec 6, 2016

The best way to dissolve any conflict of interest would be for Trump to completely divest, or sell off, his business assets.

Stein recount is a reasonable request

By | Nov 29, 2016

Considering how important the presidential election is, even slim possibilities need to be considered.

Trump’s plans are a step backward

By | Nov 15, 2016

We will have to endure at least four years with Trump in the White House and at least two with a Republican-led Congress.

Rethinking US foreign aid policy

By | Nov 1, 2016

The U.S. has chosen to send bags of rice abroad instead of investing because of self-serving reasons.

Trump’s misogyny represents a larger problem

By | Oct 25, 2016

Unfortunately, our society has not gotten past misogyny, and women still have to deal with harassment on a daily basis.

US education needs reform

By | Oct 5, 2016

Education policy should focus on helping failing schools improve so they can pass any standards and have graduates that are career and college ready.

Trump’s anti-terrorism plans are bad for America

By | Sep 27, 2016

Trump’s ideas to protect Americans from terrorism are not only offensive, but they would be almost entirely ineffective at preventing any terrorism.

Effects of the presidential double standard

By | Sep 18, 2016

While Clinton’s word choice was questionable, the issue here is that Clinton is gaining more attention for her accusations of racism and sexism than Trump is for his actual racist and sexist remarks.

Local races do have impact

By | Sep 14, 2016

Not only do local elections affect citizens directly, but residents also have the chance to influence local government.