Opinion

Richard Spencer’s punch: Liberals swing back

February 21, 2017

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By Victor Jaimes | Staff Writer James Baldwin once said, “We can disagree and still love each other, unless your disagreement is rooted in my… Read More ›

SNL adds apt humor

February 21, 2017

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By Rita Anderson | Opinion Columnist Satire exaggerates what is going on in the media, in context of topical issues, controversial topics, and politics. It is… Read More ›

UC Berkeley students protest for free speech movement in 1964. (Courtesy of Picture This)

Berkeley protests are “silencing the gays”

February 21, 2017

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By Nathaniel Schultz | Opinion Columnist It’s 2017 for gays’ sake, homophobia was supposed to stop with the legalization of gay marriage. You would think that… Read More ›

The Festival debuted “An Inconvenient Sequel.”  (Photo courtesy of The Independent)

Sundance Film Festival gives a rewarding life experience

January 31, 2017

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By Peter Cramer | Contributing Writer I was drawn to the Sundance Film Festival because I like movies. I’ve always had an obsession with movies.… Read More ›

Unbloomed Flowers

January 31, 2017

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By Ericka Lacsamana | Staff Poet Flowers that haven’t bloomed Closed off from the world Shying away not wanting to show their beauty Flowers that haven’t… Read More ›

President Trump chose Betsy DeVos, an unexperienced billionaire like himself, for Secretary of Education. (Photo courtesy of Miami New Times)

Betsy Devos, an unfit selection for Secretary of Education

January 31, 2017

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By Sarah Knebel | Business Manager For a large majority of the country, President Donald Trump winning the position of President of the United States… Read More ›

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Religious education at Saint Mary’s is diverse

January 31, 2017

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By Josie Howatt | Staff Writer Four years ago, I wasn’t thrilled when I learned I would have to take two Theology and Religious Studies… Read More ›

The March had three times as many people as the Inauguration.  (Photo courtesy of People)

Women’s March: Power or white female fragility?

January 31, 2017

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By Leora Mosman | Contributing Writer The Women’s March on Washington was easily one of the most powerful movements I have experienced, but as with… Read More ›

President Obama‘s  legacy is debated by both  parties. (Courtesy of The White House)

Opposing views: Barack Obama’s legacy

January 24, 2017

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President Obama’s “nice guy” act and inability to compromise plagued his presidency By Andrei Simpson-Satchlian | Contributing Writer Some on the right have ignorantly stated that… Read More ›

Inaugural Reflection

January 24, 2017

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By Megan Collins | Contributing Writer “George Washington knew that the inauguration of the second president was more important than the inauguration of the first,”… Read More ›

Surgeons perform an organ transplant on one of the thousands of patients on the waiting lists. (Photo courtesy of New York Magazine)

France’s new organ donor policy saves lives

January 18, 2017

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By Gabby Vanacore | Opinion Editor At sixteen, when we all go to the DMV to get our license, we are asked if we want… Read More ›

County Connection bus  getting ready to deliver people to and from wherever they need to go. (Photo courtesy of County Connection)

Opposing views: The County Connection bus system

January 18, 2017

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Anti-Bus: County Connection is always late, it’s bumpy, stop is far away and inconvenient, not worth it By Aedan Richter | Staff Writer The thing… Read More ›

Women’s health under attack

January 18, 2017

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By Josie Howatt | Staff Writer In an interview with Trevor Noah on Jan. 12, president of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards related that in the… Read More ›

Students participate in the wild mushroom class for Jan Term. (Photo courtesy of the College)

Campus Chatterbox: Jan. 18, 2017

January 18, 2017

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What is your least favorite thing about Jan Term? “That most classes have Wednesday off instead of Fridays, which I’d rather have off.” “I don’t… Read More ›

Trump ignores facts—resorts to empty words and will power

November 15, 2016

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By Dean Boerner | Sports Editor This is what Donald Trump wanted, isn’t it? After nearly two years of ruthless, outspoken campaigning and decades of… Read More ›