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The Political Herd: Republican Columnist

April 14, 2010

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Student aid reform has demanded careful attention over the past several years.  As a larger number of Americans are attending college each year, more private and federal student aid is necessary.  Likewise, the previous stud...

Editorial: Grading our Government

April 14, 2010

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Every year, The Campus reflects on and assigns a grade to the Allegheny Student Government. When Brett Fuchs and Liz Kozub ran for ASG President and Vice President, they developed three vague plans to help run the student government. They said...

Sensibility during Springfest

April 7, 2010

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Ah, Springfest. A wonderful time of drunken debauchery, short shorts, cloudless skies and Nalgenes filled with vodka and ginger ale. I don't know about you, but the second I saw those DBTG signs go up, I was humming with anticipation. I even emptied...

Handing out some high fives

April 7, 2010

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According to Merriam-Webster, a high five is “a slapping of upraised right hands by two people (as in celebration).” Though I am not sure why left hands are left out of this dictionary equation, the fact remains that high...

Formspring follies

April 7, 2010

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Some would argue that there is no such thing as too much information. Those things that are taboo are only scandalous because of our cultural upbringing. The human body and all of its quirks are a work of art, we should not be...

“Getting serious” in the age of polemics: Columnist argues for conservatives to return to their rich intellectual tradition

April 7, 2010

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There are enormous, almost insoluble problems with today's political babbling. I won't call it "discourse," because it's hard to talk over the screams of "RACISM" and "SOCIALISM" coming from talking heads on both sides of the...

Editorial – Tea Party a viable alternative?

April 7, 2010

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The recent growth of the Tea Party movement has perhaps gone unnoticed by students immersed in a liberal arts college environment. Yet the sheer number of people joining the recently–developed group is reason enough to take...

The Political Herd – Independent Columnist

April 7, 2010

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"Drill Obama Drill!" Sarah Palin move out of the way –– a new proponent of offshore drilling has staked his ground. Recently, President Obama proposed to open up coastlines along the Atlantic Coast, eastern Gulf of Mexico...

The Political Herd: Independent Columnist

March 31, 2010

Filed under Opinion

I have been diagnosed. And for over a month now I have kept this secret from friends and family. But Glenn Beck is certain. At a conference entitled CPAC, which certainly must stand for “Concerned Professionals of America...

Protesting at funerals?

March 31, 2010

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In 2006, Lance Cpl. Matthew Snyder was killed in action in Iraq. At his funeral members of the Westboro Baptist Church, founded by Fred Phelps, stood outside and protested. What was there to protest, you ask? Was the make...

The Political Herd: Republican Columnist

March 31, 2010

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The political field in American politics has rapidly evolved into a dominating Washington entity. Already the belated bureaucracy has become notorious for political stalemate in an increasingly polarized political arena. On...

Politics considered

March 31, 2010

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The Gay Rights Movement is steadily succeeding with its primary agenda: to introduce same–sex marriage in all the United States. This of course has caused alarm from conservative faith–based groups, who desire legislative...

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