Editorial

Editorial

Support religious liberty for all

Every religion deserves freedom A recent study by the Associated Press and the National Opinion Research Center for Public Affairs Research revealed that 82 percent of Americans support religious liberty for  Christians. However, only 62 percent support religious liberty for Muslims. The religious rights of Jewish and Mormon people are […]

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Vote in the primaries

Candidates neck and neck after Iowa Ted Cruz (R) and Hillary Clinton (D) have been declared the winners of the 2016 Iowa Caucus as of Monday. The legislative meeting determined that Cruz and Clinton will receive the majority of delegates elected to the county convention, which then elects delegates for […]

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Support citizens of Flint

Advocate and provide resources for the community The city of Flint, Mich. is in crisis over its unsafe water supply. “The city’s water supply is contaminated with toxic levels of lead, and residents are unable to drink the water that comes through their taps,” according to CNN. The governor recently […]

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Pay attention to both sides

Work to improve the criminal justice system The Netflix series “Making a Murderer” has led to questioning the American legal system. Steven Avery did not appear to get a fair trial in the documentary and this needs to be discussed. The documentary has also come under fire. Several people are […]

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Gun violence demands action

Support stricter regulation on firearms By this point, everyone is somewhat familiar with the debate surrounding gun control in the U.S. After numerous mass shootings, emotions and tensions are running high. President Obama issued an executive order this month to help reduce gun violence and increase public safety. There are […]

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Trust your employees

Apple should stop checking employees’ belongings Apple employees recently lost a suit against Apple Inc. The courts determined employees who work in brick and mortar retail stores are subject to bag checks whenever they clock out. This means that every time an employee leaves, including for meal breaks, they have […]

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Education equality is essential

Stop refusing girls education due to pregnancy National Public Radio recently reported that women are not allowed to receive education in Sierra Leone if they are visibly pregnant. This ban was made official in April, but has been in effect unofficially for some time. The country believes that having pregnant […]

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Racial protests inspire change

Missouri president’s resignation is not enough Protests at the University of Missouri have sparked nationwide conversations concerning the treatment of minorities on college campuses. In early November one student went on a hunger strike. Several African-American students on the football team also responded by refusing to play unless the president […]

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US must stand against ISIS

Terror attacks prove need for change In the aftermath of the terror attacks overseas, many people expressed their horror and grief for the residents of Paris, France. However, many did not mention the attacks that killed 43 and wounded hundreds of others in Beirut. The media flocked to cover the […]

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Ole Miss removes flag

The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) removed the state flag from across campus in early October, and declared that the university did not support any form of racism, discrimination or hate. Mississippi readopted the Confederate flag within their state flag’s design in 2001, keeping the original that was flown in 1894. Ole Miss […]