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“The Afghanistan Papers” is a grim but masterful exposé of the corruption and deception that fueled the Afghanistan War.

Review: New book masterfully exposes lies behind Afghanistan war

By Elijah de Castro, Assistant Life and Culture Editor September 13, 2021
“The Afghanistan Papers” is a grim but masterful exposé of the corruption and deception that fueled the Afghanistan War.
 In his memoir, “A Promised Land,” President Barack Obama had the potential to come to terms with the shortcomings of his administration, but instead he creates an idyllic image of himself. The book is well written for a political memoir, but it is not truthful.

Review: Obama’s memoir makes too many excuses

By Elijah de Castro, Staff Writer December 9, 2020
In his memoir, “A Promised Land,” President Barack Obama had the potential to come to terms with the shortcomings of his administration, but instead he creates an idyllic image of himself.
Michael Moore returns with another political documentary Fahrenheit 11/9 exploring the social and political events surrounding President Donald Trumps election.

Review: ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ fans political flames

By Liam Conway, Staff Writer October 2, 2018
“Fahrenheit 11/9” is a film that entices the viewer to take action, any action, that will help make America great, because it never has been.
Ashley Hall, assistant professor in the Department of Communications Studies, recently co-authored a rhetorical analysis of two eulogies given by Barack Obama and Dr. Martin Luther King.

Q&A: Professor’s timely rhetorical analysis published in journal

By Meredith Burke, Opinion Editor September 25, 2018
One Ithaca College professor recently co-authored an essay rhetorically analyzing eulogies given after the murders of African Americans, which was published in the Journal of Contemporary Rhetoric.
Stop obsessing over 2020

Stop obsessing over 2020

By Evan Popp April 4, 2018
Too much contemporary reporting focuses on horse race coverage — who’s winning and who’s losing on a given day or week.
Too much focus on the White House

Too much focus on the White House

By Evan Popp September 30, 2017
In the media’s never-ending quest for viewers and clicks, it’s the public — not the Trump administration — that loses.
CVE program targets Muslims

CVE program targets Muslims

By Mahad Olad September 11, 2017
CVE should focus on the integration and success of Muslim communities rather than their ability to identify terrorists.
National Recap: Missiles escalate Syrian conflict

National Recap: Missiles escalate Syrian conflict

By Mary Ford, Managing Editor April 12, 2017
In response to the most recent use of chemical weapons, President Donald Trump acted decisively, firing 59 missiles to a Syrian air base.
Trumpism on trial

Trumpism on trial

By Kyle Stewart April 10, 2017
Throughout the campaign, Trump relied on grandiose statements rather than proposing actual policy positions.
National Recap: Trump freezes environmental protections

National Recap: Trump freezes environmental protections

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor April 5, 2017
Trump solidified his anti-environmental policies when he signed an executive order March 28, rolling back environmental protections.

Confirm Neil Gorsuch

By Kyle Stewart March 22, 2017
Through captivating narratives and occasional humor, he is known for making his decisions engaging and accessible to all audiences.
In addition to what Trump has said, many now debate how his policies and administration will impact women’s rights.

National Recap: Trump era and women’s rights

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor January 25, 2017
In addition to what Trump has said, many now debate how his policies and administration will impact women’s rights.
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