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.
21, senior of Benkelman
“Not using proper grammar and not spelling things out.”
Don’t use the memory of 9/11 to spread more pain and hatred.
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.
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?
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.
18, freshman of Omaha
“I went camping in the Black Hills.”
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.
19, freshman of Castle, Colorado
“It’s pretty stupid. He’s using the 1st Amendment right the way he can. But he’s there to set an example and he should take care of it in a press conference.”
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.