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Recognize and fight injustice
Opinion

Recognize and fight injustice

On Feb. 21, an off-duty cop for the Los Angeles Police Department in Anaheim drew his weapon and fired in the direction of a group of minors. All of this was caught on tape. The altercation began when a group of kids were walking home from school, and allegedly walked […]

We need Net Neutrality
Opinion

We need Net Neutrality

The Internet is the most democratic invention in recent human history. It is an even playing field for all people who want to share their ideas. This, however, could completely change if the principles of Net Neutrality are ignored. The open and free flow of ideas that is presently protected […]

Be grateful for the provision of the cafeteria
Opinion

Be grateful for the provision of the cafeteria

In my four years at John Brown University I have scanned my student ID, greeted the cheerful cashier behind the register and grabbed a plate of food in the Kresge Dining Hall approximately 1,800 times. The dining hall on campus —affectionately dubbed “the caf” by regular attendees like me —offers […]

White people: Acknowledge your privilege
Opinion

White people: Acknowledge your privilege

Racism is real, and discrimination based on race is a problem in the United States in 2017. White privilege is real, and needs to be recognized by the white majority. Being proud of colorblindness is a product of white privilege and is crippling to people of color or POC. Throughout […]

Make a difference, volunteer with the Marshallese
Opinion

Make a difference, volunteer with the Marshallese

“The United States killed my family, and they ruined my home,” Laiku, a Marshallese woman currently living in Springdale, said. I hated the feeling that the place I called home could ever cause someone so much pain, so I did something about it. The Marshall Islands was a nuclear test […]

Politics

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
Politics

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 […]

New group forms to represent Palestinian interests abroad
World

New group forms to represent Palestinian interests abroad

The Palestinian diaspora will soon have another organization representing their best interests in the global political sphere. The organization will attempt to provide unity to the Palestinian diaspora communities and have a bigger voice within the dispute over Israel occupying Palestinian land, according to Al Jazeera. The organization will be […]

Other countries in EU consider secession after Brexit
World

Other countries in EU consider secession after Brexit

Following Brexit, other countries have also started to consider leaving the European Union. When British leaders decided to vote on whether their country should leave the EU last summer, other world leaders began watching closely. In the time leading to the Brexit vote, citizens of the EU asked if other […]

North Korean missile tests threaten Japan
World

North Korean missile tests threaten Japan

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile which flew 310 miles before crashing into the East Sea off the coast of Japan. The missile, Pukuksong-2, was launched under the command of the Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un at the North Pyongan province on Sunday, Feb. 12. The missile is […]