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D.C. opens controversial exhibit in Crime Museum

Emily Hesse, Opinion Writer
April 2, 2015

“Never forget” has become the motto of remembering the tragic attack on our nation that occurred almost a decade and a half ago on Sept. 11. This day in history was a dark moment for our nation, and each year it brings about vivid memories to those who witnessed the attack and... Read more »

When it comes to the environment, cost shouldn’t matter

Andrew Campnell, Opinion Editor
April 2, 2015

Judging by what we hear from the news, it seems like one of the things the federal government is most focused on is money. Whether it’s the need for more or the lack thereof, money plays a role in almost every issue. And why shouldn’t it? After all, funds are needed to push... Read more »

Economic stability starts with increasing minimum wage

Xavier Horkman, Opinion Writer
April 2, 2015

A ranking member of the U.S. Senate’s labor committee has been making strides lately to gain support for raise on the federal minimum wage. According to the Huffington Post, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) has the idea to push the federal minimum wage to $12/hour by 2020, starting... Read more »

President Obama deserves more props for his deal with Iran

Xavier Horkman, Opinion Writer
March 31, 2015

In light of the recent developing nuclear power deal between Iran and world powers including the United States, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke in front of Congress to express his disagreement with the deal. According to CNN, Netanyahu criticized the deal as creating... Read more »

Pickup artists aren’t necessary for help with the opposite sex

Andrew Campnell, Opinion Editor
March 26, 2015

Guys, are you striking out consistently when it comes to the ladies? Do you find it hard to appear more attractive to women? Don’t you wish there’s something you could do to fix that? Well, there is! You can now waste your money on a glorified con man who teaches you how to... Read more »

News media needs fact-checking now more than ever

Andrew Campnell, Opinion Editor
March 26, 2015

In the world of news media, it’s common knowledge that at some point somebody will mix up a tidbit of information. Whether intentional or not, mistakes happen. That’s when you need fact-checkers to come in and either fix those or verify correct information you were once unsure... Read more »

Be mature when dealing with questionable restaurant service

Andrew Campnell, Opinion Editor
March 26, 2015

Many people have had a bad experience at a restaurant— whether it’s low-quality food, obnoxious customers or lackluster service. To anyone who’s experienced this, it can likely result in either leaving a bad tip, refusing to return to the restaurant or speaking ill about it... Read more »

Ben Carson must stick to his guns for a presidential bid

Emily Hesse, Opinion Writer
March 26, 2015

Many people may be familiar with the name Ben Carson and immediately attribute it to the famed pediatric neurosurgeon. Carson is known for being the first ever surgeon to separate conjoined twins while doing so successfully. He is now retired from the medical field. Despite being... Read more »

A LGBT-only school may encourage more exclusivity

Xavier Horkman, Opinion Writer
March 12, 2015

Transgender school teacher Christian Zsilavetz is making waves in the LGBT community. He is leading efforts to open Pride School Atlanta (PSA), a small nonprofit school aimed at grade levels K-8 for LGBT students and families, for the 2015-16 school year. Homophobia and transphobia... Read more »

New experimental medicine proves helpful for smokers

Emily Hesse, Opinion Writer
March 9, 2015

Trying to kick the old habit? Perhaps, every trick in the book has been tried in an attempt to quit smoking. This seems common among many addicts. Many people who are avid smokers struggle with their decision to quit smoking since finding the right method to curb their addiction... Read more »