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Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2017

It may seem as though the U.S. Supreme Court is a board of mighty beings who don’t really have an effect on citizens individually, but whose decisions influence the whole country. The job of this group is to be the final arbiter of laws passed by Congress, but with just nine justices, some question...

The nuclear option

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

We are inching closer to the confirmation hearing of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and I’m really disappointed the Senate Democrats insist on making this process difficult. He’s a federal judge who is highly qualified for the position he is waiting to be confirmed for. Back in February,...

Trump announces nomination for America’s next Supreme Court Justice

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

An important moment in history occurred Tuesday night, Jan. 31, when President Trump revealed his nomination to the United States Supreme Court. Judge Neil Gorsuch will be taking the vacant seat held by Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away last February. The vacant seat has been a controversial...

The problem with the Supreme Court; ideology over law

Dave Owen, Opinion Editor

October 28, 2016

As the election approaches, many conservatives have had concerns about an increase in gun control as a result of the likely president, Hillary Clinton, and the constitutionality of such a “gun grab,” while many liberals continue to come out in support of this increased regulation of firearms for the...

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