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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 ...

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

Shane Ostrom, Junior Opinion Editor

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

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

Filed under Opinion

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

Climate change is still an issue, even at Allegheny College

Cam Neiblum, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The driving instructor, Greg Atkins, slurped down his iced coffee while the sweat on his forehead imitated the misty droplets on the plastic cup. Though the air conditioner was on, it seemed its only purpose was to circulate heat as...

The crisis of America

Alex Weidenhof, News Writer

September 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The United States is in the midst of three separate — but not wholly discrete — constitutional crises. One crisis, perhaps the most obvious and largest, was something neither members of the Constitutional Convention nor a...

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