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Why President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban is Counterproductive

| 02/02/2017 | 0 Comments
Why President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban is Counterproductive

President Donald Trump’s immigration ban sent shockwaves throughout the world last friday, inciting fear and anger in American citizens and foreign peoples. The executive order essentially prohibits people from seven predominantly muslim countries from entering the United States. The countries affected were Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen and the ban was placed […]

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The Chicago Kidnapping: the Result of a Broken Nation

| 01/13/2017 | 0 Comments

                      Three Chicago teens and one adult, Brittany Covington, 18; her sister Tanisha Covington, 24; Tesfaye Cooper, 18; and Jordan Hill, 18, have been charged with hate crimes after a live Facebook video showed them torturing a mentally disabled teen for up to six hours, […]

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Underage Drinking Under Parental Supervision: Perilous or Preventive?

| 01/03/2017 | 0 Comments
Underage Drinking Under Parental Supervision: Perilous or Preventive?

The holidays are a perfect time for relaxation, enjoyment, and appreciation for the things we are fortunate enough to have. Stepping away from our hectic lives and daily routines allows us to refresh, rejuvenate and reduce stress during the much-anticipated week of winter recess. Eating, exchanging presents, and reminiscing over past holiday memories are a […]

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Intolerant Tolerance

| 10/20/2016 | 0 Comments

  The last time an election got this heated, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton was shot by Vice President Aaron Burr. And although, as of late, the American public may not be strangers to political banter, a sense of intolerance has been established that is questioning the very fabric of American values. Intolerance, that is, for […]

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Preferential Admission Status?: Should the descendents of slaves have an advantage in admissions processes?

| 10/18/2016 | 0 Comments
Preferential Admission Status?: Should the descendents of slaves have an advantage in admissions processes?

In 1838, Georgetown University split up and sold 272 slaves in order to pay off the school’s debts. This past September, Georgetown President, John Degioia, recognized the University’s ties to slavery. The university will now try to make amends by giving descendants of slaves “the same consideration given to members of the Georgetown community” in […]

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Get In Touch With Your Feminine Side: Are “Chick Shows” Any Good?

| 10/11/2016 | 0 Comments

Yes, you read the title correctly, “Chick Shows”. These shows, according to the mass audiences, are for girls and girls only. Today’s question asks if it should stay that way, or if there’s more to these than once thought. To those who aren’t sure of what a “Chick Show” is, you’ll find it’s meaning in […]

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Stranger Things Season 1 Review

| 10/05/2016 | 0 Comments

Netflix has been hitting it out of the park recently, with shows like Bojack Horseman, Orange is the New Black, their collaborations with Marvel Studios and Narcos. Does their newest series, Stranger Things, hold up similarly?  Stranger Things is Netflix’s latest dabble in making their own shows. The video streaming company has had quite the track record when […]

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Prestige Over Practicality: How Important Are Highly Ranked Universities?

| 09/27/2016 | 0 Comments

For many high school students, the dreaded time has come: the time for these students to choose their respective futures, and gain a glimpse of what it means to be independent and adult. Choosing the right college is an extensive and complicated task. Attending a college has become more important over the years, as the […]

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