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My country is not a “shithole”

Bertrang Joseph | Contributing Writer President Trump’s statement about Haiti, El Salvador and the countries of Africa being “shithole countries” is disgraceful, disappointing and deeply disturbing. Yet, I appreciate his honesty and welcome this revelation of his character, hoping that people may now see the true colors of our leader.  ...

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Trump is helping the military

101st Airborne is once more getting sent overseas to fight what seems to be a never-ending war. Fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers and children are getting deployed out. As you say goodbye to your loved ones for the time being, you are spreading yourself thin with worry, wondering if President Trump ...

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Net neutrality is important

Is restricting internet access protection of the young minds, profit for the wealthy or the silencing of those who speak with their first amendment right? What is net neutrality? It is the principle that internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and ...

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Opinions can still be wrong

As an opinionated person, I like to debate others often. Friends, coworkers and classmates are great partners in a good argument. It does not bother me if someone says “can we please not talk about this anymore?” It does not bother me if the argument reaches a stalemate because we ...

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Give back more this Christmas

Red and green glitter leaks from every pore in your body when the Christmas season starts. The lights, trees and presents make you excited about things that do not truly matter in the overall scheme of life. It is that wonderful time of year again. The bright lights and the ...

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Top Hats off for TheGovSays

When TheGovSays was around it was easy to keep a schedule. Emails would appear early in the morning, I would look at them, and then know what the events and news for campus was. However, that is not the case anymore. The convenience of TheGovSays has been stripped away, and ...

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