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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 […]

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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 […]