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Tens of thousands sit in prison for what is now legal

Shane Ostrom, Junior Opinion Editor

November 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Despite the many crucial political topics floating around today, for some time, one of America’s favorite policies to discuss is that of legal cannabis. Currently a Schedule I drug along with heroin, cannabis is steadily being leg...

Women emerged victorious in the 2018 midterm election

Carrig Twomey, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The 2018 Midterm election results are in. Republicans retained control of the senate, winning 51 seats at this time compared to Democrats 44 and other parties 2. There are still two seats that are undeclared. Democrats, howev...

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

Filed under Opinion

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 ...

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