Editorial

Editorial

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 […]

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Protect people who help

Enact Good Samaritan laws Some people have gotten in trouble for helping others. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons even wrote an article to help physicians know how they can help people in distress and also be aware of the legal implications of their service. According to AAOS, a law has been made in […]

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Syrian elections are essential

Opposition is necessary for true vote Bashar al-Assad, president of Syria, said he is open to a new presidential election. However, he has also stated that he will only agree to the election once the rebels have been crushed. Russia, the United States, Saudi Arabia and Turkey have been involved in these discussions […]

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Lego should not censor

Chinese artist should be free to use any medium Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei, intended to create political art with the use of Legos, and was denied the bulk use of Lego’s products to make his piece. Lego’s spokesperson claimed that they “refrain, on a global level, from actively engaging in or endorsing the […]

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Afghan hospital bombing

Allow for independent investigation Earlier this month the United States military mistakenly attacked a hospital of Doctors Without Boarders employees, according the NBC news. NBC news stated that this occurred when the U.S started offensive measures to take control of a northern Afghan city that is under the control of […]

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Search for new speaker

House set to vote today Today is the deadline for the U.S. House of Representatives to vote for a new Speaker of the House. The leading candidate is Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., who announced his consideration last week, despite openly admitting he does not want the position. Former Speaker of the […]