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Low voter turnout is reflective of archaic electoral system

Shane Ostrom, Junior Opinion Editor

November 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Election Day is arguably the most important day of the year for American citizens to exercise their right to vote and make their voices heard to determine the path the country takes. Voting is at the heart of democracy, and ye...

Native American Heritage Month: A celebration of cultures hiding in the shadows of Thanksgiving

Jen Rodriguez, Senior Opinion Editor

November 8, 2018

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President George H. W. Bush approved a resolution designating the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month on Aug. 3, 1990. A few years later, more proclamations under the names Native American Heritage Mont...

From the President: Mullen reflects on Tree of Life shooting

James Mullen, Allegheny College President

November 1, 2018

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The horrific anti-Semitic hate crime at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, the racially motivated shooting in the Kentucky grocery store that left two African-Americans dead and the explosive devices that were sent to promi...

Honoring lives lost

Honoring lives lost

November 1, 2018

The problem with the United States and tariffs

Jack Goodman, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2018

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At the end of September, President Donald Trump levied approximately $200 billion worth of tariffs on the People’s Republic of China. What are tariffs, and why should you care? First of all, when people are swinging numbers ...

Putting aside all allegations, senate confirms Kavanaugh to Supreme Court after strange hearing

Shane Ostrom, Junior Opinion Editor

October 18, 2018

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The Sept. 27 hearing of Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh was a monumental moment for our country. Ford alleges that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party when they were in high school in the 1980s. She stated to the senate c...

Mismanagement of hurricane disaster relief impacts millions, shows political control

Shane Ostrom, Junior Opinion Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Department of Homeland Security was granted a request of nearly 10 million dollars from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s budget, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post. More specifically, the fun...

Double fault: Williams and the U.S. Open

Sam Dunham, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018

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As a fan of tennis, and an even bigger fan of the queen herself, I am as disappointed as anyone. The recent controversy surrounding the U.S. Open Grand Slam match between Williams and newcomer Naomi Osaka has, in typical 21st ...

Williams and the U.S. Open

Williams and the U.S. Open

September 20, 2018

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