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Ethics is not a partisan issue

By Emma Whitestone February 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 Emma Whitestone February 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 Emma Whitestone January 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 Emma Whitestone December 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 Emma Whitestone November 29, 2016
Considering how important the presidential election is, even slim possibilities need to be considered.

Trump’s plans are a step backward

By Emma Whitestone November 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.
Senior Emma Whitestone watches the results of the 2016 race during an election-watching event in IC Square. She writes that progressives must be welcomed more by Democrats.

Commentary: Democratic Party must recognize progressive voices

By Emma Whitestone, Columnist November 9, 2016
Democrats need to make sure they are taking into account the concerns of progressives in any party initiatives.

Rethinking US foreign aid policy

By Emma Whitestone November 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 Emma Whitestone October 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 Emma Whitestone October 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 Emma Whitestone September 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 Emma Whitestone September 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.
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