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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Internet authoritarianism threatens shift away from democracy

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The last degree of privacy enjoyed by internet users will soon be stripped in favor of communication corporations ability to track activity and slow...

Trumpcare enabled by inattention, laughing off extreme campaign promises

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It’s been an eventful couple of weeks in Trumpland. We’ve been introduced to a healthcare plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, a budget that...

‘Steak-gate’ concerns have some meat to them

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So Donald Trump says and does a lot of ridiculous things. Well, “ridiculous” may not be the appropriate word for everything – “racist,” “aggressive”...

Trump’s co-opts ‘fake news’ to wage war on real journalism

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This is an opinion column. Although any factual evidence used to support my arguments are verified, the views expressed here are not purely factual...

Betsy DeVos poses danger to public education

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In eight years of being vice president, Joe Biden never cast a tie-breaking vote. Mike Pence has done so in his first month. The...

Liberal ‘identity politics’ seeks to call out, not advance, hatred

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President Donald Trump stated in his inaugural address, “So to all Americans ... hear these words: You will never be ignored again.” However, to...

A final love letter to Hillary Clinton

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I loved Hillary Clinton. I still love Hillary Clinton, but in a way that you still love an ex, but say you don’t because...

University of Miami student voters play special role in this election

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Throughout this election we’ve heard cries of “the election is rigged,” “one vote doesn’t matter,” and “why even go through the trouble of voting.”...

Administrative response to hurricane inefficient, untimely

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On Tuesdays, I, like many other students working and going to class, am on campus from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Yet, when Wednesday...

Don’t feel obligated to go whole hog on vegetarianism

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Dad, if you’re reading, please stop now. This column goes against everything you raised me to believe: that bacon, Italian beef, burgers, steak, spicy...

Burkinis to bans: the slippery slope of Islamophobia

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During a lecture about security in South Asia, my professor discussed a Nickelodeon superhero program produced in Pakistan called “Burka Avenger.” A teacher at...

North Carolina bill shows hurdles still remain for LGBT movement

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In March, North Carolina’s legislature passed a law prohibiting transgender individuals from using bathrooms that align with their gender identity  and actively prohibiting local...