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Thursday, August 11, 2022

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As I write these words, not paying attention to the class I’m in – where many of my best columns have been written – my eyes are welling up with tears.

Betsy DeVos poses danger to public education

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...

Administrative response to hurricane inefficient, untimely

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...

Burkinis to bans: the slippery slope of Islamophobia

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

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...

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

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

A final love letter to Hillary Clinton

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...

Don’t feel obligated to go whole hog on vegetarianism

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...

Internet authoritarianism threatens shift away from democracy

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

North Carolina bill shows hurdles still remain for LGBT movement

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...

Senate Republicans gamble with Merrick Garland nomination

On March 16, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Merrick Garland was appointed to fill the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat in the Supreme...

Focus on resiliency, community strength after Irma

Working on post-hurricane coverage in the newsroom last week, I heard a staffer yell, “We should be out of rain by now,” as Miami’s...