Category: Opinion

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Trump, Clinton: Both in the alt-wrong

Donald Trump has dedicated a significant portion of his campaign to discussing immigration, despite the fact that only about 8 percent of Americans rank it as the most important problem facing this country. However, hidden within the immigration front is an ulterior agenda that Hillary Clinton was recently so kind as to point out.

Syerra Wycoff Bagshaw RGB

Current legal system underplays rape cases

There have been numerous reports and documentation that demonstrate police departments’ inadequacy at investigating rape cases. In fact, a good percentage of them go “unfounded;” this legal term meaning that the cases are baseless or false. In Scottsdale, Arizona 46 percent of rape cases were declared unfounded; in Oxnard, California, over half.

Vote on candidate character, policy; not gender, race

Vote on candidate character, policy; not gender, race

If you have had any human interaction at all in the past five months, you know that the presidential race is nearing an end. In a couple months you will cast your vote for the next President of the United States of America. But how many of you are voting for the right reason?

Take a lesson from ‘the boy who lived’

Take a lesson from ‘the boy who lived’

People always say when you come to college that it’s now time to take control of your life. You are no longer under your parents’ control and it’s finally time for you to make your own mistakes, to grow, to love, to learn.

Kaepernick abuses constitutional right

Kaepernick abuses constitutional right

With all the media buzz surrounding Colin Kaepernick, his recent choice to sit during the national anthem should be rightfully judged on both ends of the pendulum. The first side would involve playing devil’s advocate and defend his right to uphold constitutional freedoms, which permit him to make the decision of standing up or not.
On the other end, we’d need to measure the reason behind doing so; which to many has come across immature, hypocritical and cheap. Now, both sides of this argument deserve the same amount of justification and analysis.

Johnathan Cross, RGB

New Texas gun legislation has students up in arms

Last week, many students at the University of Texas, Austin, gathered around campus to orchestrate a rather ill-humored, yet powerful campaign against recent legislation in the state. As of Aug. 1, staff and students on both public and private college campuses across Texas can now legally carry concealed guns.