Editorial

Editorial

Recent stabbings in Old City

Israel should not ban Palestinians Israelis and the Palestinians have been in conflict for decades. There have been multiple developments in recent weeks. According to USA Today, there have been several outbursts of violence near Jerusalem’s Old City, a sacred place revered by Jews and Muslims. In response to this problem, Israel banned […]

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Credit card technology changes

Learn about the new EMV chips The deadline for credit card companies to switch over to the EMV chips was Oct. 1. The chip has stronger protection because “Unlike magnetic-stripe cards, every time an EMV card is used for payment, the card chip creates a unique transaction code that cannot be used again,” according […]

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Pay attention to elections

Watch the primary debates Believe it or not, the current Republican Party debates are actually important. Right now, you might be thinking, “Um, yeah, I know, the debates narrow down the field.” But I’m not talking about how they narrow down the field or that they evaluate how skilled candidates are at throwing sticks […]

Reject stereotypes
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Reject stereotypes

When I was eight years old, I wasn’t allowed to enter a Chucky Cheese center because I didn’t look like my mom or dad. At the time, I remember being embarrassed that I was the center of attention, but I was also confused as to why my skin color was such a big deal. And that is my earliest […]

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Egotism kills service

Be less self-focused, make a difference College students have most of their days planned out. With upcoming projects, tests and hours of reading, their time is scheduled so that they can be productive every day. This is an excellent method to succeed academically, but it can sometimes hurt relationships and limit new friendships. […]

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Not enough blood donations

Students should donate to save lives “Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood,” according to the Red Cross. Sometimes, blood is needed for a one-time emergency. “A single car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood,” says the American Red Cross. Other times, one […]

Invest time in the complex
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Invest time in the complex

Black and white are polar opposites. They are easily identified and rarely mistaken for one another. One can clearly identify black as black and white as white. Some people seem to think that many issues in politics should be approached in the same manner. Abortion, amongst many other issues, seems […]

You get what you give
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You get what you give

The last Sunday of the summer found me sitting in a sanctuary that felt more like the Royal Albert Hall than a church building. My fingers curled comfortably around my complimentary coffee as I sat listening to a sermon about why I should be involved in the church community. The pastor passionately promised that Christian community is God’s gift to me; it […]