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Students respond to United States airstrike on Syria

The United States carried out a missile strike on a military base in Syria in response to the Syrian government’s chemical weapons attack earlier this month. The chemical attack targeted civilian populations and killed over 80 people, according to the New York Times, and violates international treaties. “Tonight, I ordered […]

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Bannon and Trump at odds in White House

After tepid comments made by President Donald Trump, analysts speculate that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon appears to be fighting for his job and political reputation. In an interview with a reporter from the New York Post, Trump did not definitively affirm his confidence in Bannon’ work during the […]

Republicans face opposition at town hall meetings
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Republicans face opposition at town hall meetings

Many republicans are hesitant to go back to their home districts to host town hall meetings, which is a reversal from eight years ago when the republicans largely benefited from  the divisive nature of these meetings. Tom Cotton, Arkansas senator, recently came to a Springdale high school to talk with […]

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Saturday Night Live and satirical shows catch criticism

Satire, government, and the news work together in a delicate balance. Shows such as Saturday Night Live and The Colbert Report have given both Republicans and Democrats a chance to take a break from traditional news with entertainment concerning politics. “There has always been political humor as long as there […]

Trump protests persist into third month
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Trump protests persist into third month

President Donald Trump recently claimed fake news and media bias exaggerated negative public opinion about his first three months in office. Amid an unprecedented political climate of fear and uncertainty, nationwide protests against the Trump administration show no signs of diminishing. Since the election, Trump has issued a flurry of […]

Midnight Musings: Study finds Americans oppose intolerance
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Midnight Musings: Study finds Americans oppose intolerance

A new study conducted by Non-Bias Study Group Inc. shows that 90 percent of people in large cities and liberal arts colleges believe that white trash are less accepting of others, more hateful and close-minded. The study covered a wide range of people, spanning from young white college students all […]

New England town plagued by moral narcissism
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New England town plagued by moral narcissism

In Limigne, New Hampshire, a large number of town residents are recovering from a harrowing event early Tuesday morning. At 9 a.m., the current Mayor of Limigne, venerable gentleman Pye D. Pieper, was leading a town meeting to discuss a recent study which had shown alarming decline of the fish […]

Women’s marches mirror protests in Washington
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Women’s marches mirror protests in Washington

The day after President Trump’s inauguration, women all over the world organized sister marches parallel with the Women’s March on Washington, protesting bigotry and demanding civil liberties and equality for all. The Women’s March was a response to the Trump administration. Women from Washington D.C. to Australia took part in […]

President Trump promises to repeal NAFTA
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President Trump promises to repeal NAFTA

As promised in his campaign, Donald Trump is working to impose a tax on Mexican exports in the first weeks of his presidency. According to the official website of the Department of Homeland Security, The North American Free Trade Agreement was established in 1994 by Canada, Mexico and the United […]

Huckabee’s visit fuels controversy
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Huckabee’s visit fuels controversy

The Cathedral of the Ozarks brimmed with faculty, alumni, people from the community and students with overstuffed backpacks on the day that Former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee spoke. They assembled in the pews, on the floor in front of the stage and down the center aisles. On the right […]