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International Human Rights Organization

May 5, 2017

One of the more unique and insightful organizations on campus, the International Human Rights Organization focuses on “increasing awareness, educating others and actively working to decrease human rights...

Trump not afraid of uphill battle

April 25, 2017

One of the new presidential administration’s earliest and more controversial decisions was the travel ban. On January 27, President Trump signed the executive order that dictated citizens from specific...

Flag burning; right to free speech

April 7, 2017

When President Trump was still president elect, in November 2016, he tweeted, “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag — if they do, there must be consequences — perhaps loss of citizenship...

Building success with grit

April 5, 2017

For the majority of people, success may seem elusive and difficult to understand exactly how to achieve. There are celebrities, politicians and CEOs who have talked about their journey to success in their...

Freedom of speech

March 24, 2017

Like many conservatives, I firmly believe in a person’s fundamental right to free speech. It’s what allows citizens to defy authority and question government actions. Freedom of speech is inherently...

Dave Owen for VP

March 10, 2017

As many of you may know, Student Government elections are approaching and the prospects are promising. Currently, one such candidate, David Stuart Owen is running for Student Body Vice President, alongside...

President Trump’s media ban

March 3, 2017

President Donald Trump recently held a restricted press briefing which excluded CNN, the New York Times, L.A. Times, Buzzfeed and Politico. News outlets treat this as an act of war against the first amendment,...

Student Loan Forgiveness

February 24, 2017

Throughout his campaign President Donald Trump vaguely mentioned plans on reforming the student loan forgiveness program. Since he took office, there has yet to be any headway in this area but one can...

Advantages of a STEM education

February 10, 2017

Statistics have shown that too many students spend tens of thousands of dollars to attend college and graduate with degrees in the humanities, fine arts or similar areas that they have difficulty finding...

President Trump is not backing down

February 3, 2017

Since Trump’s inauguration, the President has signed multiple executive orders, with little to no legal review, that have greatly impacted international relations. Most recently, Trump banned immigration...

Women’s March emphasizing unity

January 27, 2017

After multiple sexist comments Trump has made about women throughout his campaign, it’s only fitting that millions of women around the world chose his inauguration day to unite and march in support of...

Separating Trump from his alt-right supporters

January 20, 2017

Since Donald Trump has been elected president, the nation has been wondering, when exactly is he going to make America great again? So far, he has yet to fulfill any of his campaign promises, but his supporters...

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