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Silent majority reflects society’s failure to engage all voices

The crazies have really come out of hiding. That’s what many commentators across the country (and across the world) might’ve been thinking as they watched...

Establishment endorsements fail to sway jaded voters in 2016 race

The Republican Party is going insane. The Quinnipiac University Poll released on Thursday shows that Trump leads 44 percent to Rubio’s 28 percent here in...

Hollywood must revive cinematic experience to completely capture audiences

In December 2015, filmmaker Quentin Tarantino rolled out a unique cinematic experience around his new film, “The Hateful Eight.” Prior to its wide release...

Napping pods hit snooze on real solutions

At last, mental health is being supported on campus and even getting a monetary boost. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the money is going toward...

Meaningful change dependent upon our votes

The day is April 18, 1775. Dawn breaks over Lexington – and the American Revolution. Seven hundred British soldiers tramp through a township on...

Politicians shouldn’t underestimate youth vote

As I pointed out in my last column, although Bernie Sanders had much more momentum heading into the Iowa caucuses than initially anticipated, he was...

Sequels need more creativity, less nostalgia

Last year was the year of the long-prophesied sequel. Many long-anticipated revivals of iconic films brought in box-office booms. Between “Creed,” “Mad Max: Fury...

Singles shouldn’t despair on Valentine’s Day

When I was younger, I considered Valentine’s Day a fun day in class when we decorated coffee cans and filled them with boxes of...

Senator Bernie Sanders too cool for school

Seven Halloweens ago, 13-year-old Danny New proudly wore a suit draped in “Yes We Can” buttons to school. When he arrived, it turned out that...

Duly Noted: Don’t settle for imperfect fits

When we enter college as freshmen, the four years ahead of us seem to stretch out endlessly. But after the boxes are unpacked and...

Ideological presidential race nudges centrists out of spotlight

In September, I wrote a column predicting that Martin O’Malley would be the most competitive challenger to Hillary Clinton in the democratic primary. The...

Gentle and Frenk: Our sixth President

After one semester, we can finally start to paint a picture of President Julio Frenk. A fully-clothed picture, that is. Our new leader’s face first...