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Editorial – Tea Party a viable alternative?

April 7, 2010

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

"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

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

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

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

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...

Letter to the Editor: Politics as Usual

March 19, 2010

I’ve always found that the most difficult thing for me when opinion-writing for The Campus is that I have to dilute myself to some extent to respectfully cater to our broad political audience. It’s going to be evident in my...

Opinion: Texas on right track

March 18, 2010

The Texas Board of Education will require school textbooks to address the country’s Judeo-Christian heritage and re–introduce prominent conservative figures driven out of noteworthy existence by the liberal stranglehold on education, pend...

Letter to the Editor – Response to "Conflicts at the CPAC"

March 18, 2010

At the time of this writing, several weeks will have passed since the newspaper printed a controversial opinion article entitled “Conflicts at the CPAC”. Soon after, a student submitted her own response, which rightfully criticized...

Opinion: Coming to terms

March 17, 2010

Last week, Davis Mallory, an openly gay, former participant of the Real World, led a discussion in the Campus Center on homosexuality and religion. One-by-one, people in the room expressed their views on the subject. One of the...

Opinion: Who and what is ASG?

March 17, 2010

Recently, students were asked to take a survey on student life distributed by Allegheny Student Government. A total of 550 students completed the survey, and dining services, residence life, and technology were predictably the...

Opinion: On confrontation and conversation

March 17, 2010

I am disheartened; that is how this begins. In multiple classrooms, in the pages of this paper and elsewhere as well, I have recently and repeatedly experienced situations of bitter disagreement between individuals intent on...

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