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Letter to the editor: ‘Show better discernment’ regarding chapel speaker

President Pollard: make a stand for mercy and call out injustice We are writing to express our extreme disapproval over the selection of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee to address the student body of John Brown University in chapel on February 2. It is critical that the Evangelical community strongly […]

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Protect the vulnerable

Healthcare replacement should consider minorities’ needs President Trump began the process for repealing the Affordable Care Act immediately after his inauguration. Little is known about what will replace it, but 18 million Americans may be left uninsured with the repeal of the ACA.  We believe that without a comparable and […]

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America after Trump

  Speak against fear   The United States of America has elected a reality television star as its leader. The racist sentiments of the alt-right have smoldered since Donald Trump uttered the words “build a wall,” and have now spilled over into the American public. There have been reports of […]

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Dakota Pipeline Protests

Discord runs deeper than disagreement In the latest in a series of violent encounters regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline, law enforcement officers and nearly 400 protestors clashed on Sunday, Nov. 20. Demonstrators set fires, and officers fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water at the crowds on a night where […]

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Hold media accountable

Bush’s lewd comments unacceptable Television host Billy Bush was suspended from his job at NBC on October 9 for lewd comments he made in 2005 that recently surfaced with Trump’s presidential campaign. These comments were made prior to an access Hollywood interview with Donald Trump and have recently surfaced wih […]

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VA corruption appalling

    Reformation relies on election results In the last few years, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has been under scrutiny for several serious scandals. Stories of the VA’s incompetence and preventable failures have been strewn across headlines for the past few months, especially because future changes to the VA […]

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Support racial identity

White house proposes new category   The White House proposed to add a new racial category on census forms in 2020 for people from the Middle East and North Africa, according to USAToday. The article said that there are an estimated 3.6 million Arab-Americans in the United States. However, including […]

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Strive to think critically Democracy is at stake

A desecrated U.S. flag bearing an anti-Semitic message left at Tampa’s Congregation Schaarai Zedek on October 15, sparked concern about the current and forthcoming state of U.S. democracy. Days before the appearance of the flag, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a rally in West Palm Beach, FL. in which […]

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Know your bank account

Learn from Wells Fargo fraud Earlier this month, it was discovered that Wells Fargo employees opened nearly two million checking and credit accounts without the permission or knowledge of their customers.      According to National Public Radio, Wells Fargo was fined $185 million for this scandal. They also stated […]

Prioritize equality for all
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Prioritize equality for all

Airbnb commits to anti-discrimination After receiving longstanding complaints of racial profiling, Airbnb published a report on September 8 outlining its plans to tackle discrimination. The short-term home-rental company has been under fire ever since researchers from Harvard Business School found last year that people with names that sound African-American are […]