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Professional sports serve as platform for activism

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

October 20

Filed under Opinion

In a country where professional sports overshadow a lot of other industries, professional athletes have used their upper class, high profile status as a platform to call attention to their personal stance on issues. Over the...

‘Non-secular’ America deserves better than Republican nominee

Tyler Stigall, Science/International Editor

October 17

Filed under Opinion

On my drive back to Allegheny from my home near Washington, D.C. after Fall Break—the seeming epicenter of more political infighting and fractured party lines than I have ever experienced in my adult life—I tuned into a Rush ...

The GOP’s candidate cannot be trusted with nuclear launch codes

Joseph Tingley, News Editor

October 17

Filed under Opinion

Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican Nominee Donald Trump, met on Sunday, Oct. 9, in the second of three presidential debates. The debate came in the wake of a breaking news story about comments Trump mad...

First debate suggests candidates are entertainers, not leaders

James Sirio, Contributing Writer

September 29

Filed under Opinion

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, on one stage. What a way to spend a Monday night. Trump, wearing more makeup than his female counterpart, standing in the left corner. Clinton, or Clifford the Big Red Dog, in the right corner. Wher...

Homegrown extremists cause imminent threat

Chris Brindle, Contributing Writer

September 29

Filed under Opinion

Since 9/11, the U.S. has not suffered a large-scale terrorist attack, but over the past several months, attacks have been carried out domestically at a high rate that is only increasing. The lack of mass casualty events, but t...

Police forces continue to mirror military tactics

William Evans, Contributing Writer

September 22

Filed under Opinion

Over the last several years or so, we have seen multiple cases of civil rights protests due to the debated mistreatment of African Americans by police forces around the country. But the police forces are beginning to take it to...

Just the Tips

ReproCo, Columnist

September 22

Filed under Opinion

BDSM stands for bondage, discipline, sadism and masochism. In a situation where BDSM is at play, the most important thing is consent. Consent is the only thing that differentiates BDSM from abuse; plain and simple. Communication...

The Simple Things

The Simple Things

September 8

To stand or not to stand, for the anthem

Rachel Belson, Contributing Writer

September 8

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Standing for the national anthem shows that a citizen supports the United States of America, the military, the government, and what the country believes in.  Many people agree that if you are not standing for the national anth...

Ex-Stanford swimmer released early after sexual assault charges

Marley Parish, Features Editor

September 8

Filed under Opinion

Brock Turner was released from jail after serving a 90-day sentence, 93 days shorter than the six month sentence he received from Judge Aaron Persky on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 for sexually assaulting  an unconscious woman behind a dumpster at Stanfor...

Trump, making race wars great again?

Alex Weidenhof, News Editor

September 1

Filed under Opinion

Many of Donald Trump’s critics have called his immigration ideas racist, fascist, even anti-American. Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, in an interview with the New York Times, compared Trump’s plan to remove undocu...

United we stand, together we fall

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

September 1

Filed under Opinion

In a culture that borderline worships professional sports, football seems to be the most popular and most watched. The National Football League is the most popular organization in the world of sports, according to th...

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