March 29, 2017

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Feb.09, 2017

    A Country of Care

    by Hannah Paxton ’19 In a time of so much political controversy and antagonism, it is no surprise that a vast amount of protests are taking place all across the country for a variety of causes. Whether it be for…

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  • Editor's Column | Feb.09, 2017

    Every Voice Deserves To Be Heard

    by Jacquelyn Kelley ’17 “She persisted,” said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) of Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)—and she had every right to persist. On Feb. 7, Warren took the Senate floor to contest Senator Jeff Sessions’ nomination for Attorney…

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  • Opinion | Feb.09, 2017

    It’s Time For the Media to Take On Trump

    by Carolyn Walsh ’17 Opinion Co-Editor The Trump administration is waging war against the media. Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, and Trump himself have lambasted negative coverage, have threatened to bar “unfriendly” outlets from having…

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  • Opinion | Feb.09, 2017

    Free Speech Is Not A Free Platform

    by Taylor Godfrey ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor In a world of fake news and “alternative facts,” it can sometimes be difficult to decide where to draw the line between free speech and hate speech. But under a president who has…

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  • Opinion | Feb.02, 2017

    Bookstore Blues

    Photo courtesy of the odysseyonline.comby Sarah Kelley ’18 Opinion Staff As the Friars enter their third week of classes, syllabus week seems like a distant memory. The workload is starting to build up and many students find themselves tackling the…

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  • Opinion | Feb.02, 2017

    42.2 Million

    by Taylor Godfrey ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor 42.2 million. That is the number of immigrants currently living in the United States, according to the Center for Immigration Studies. Immigrants make up every part of life. They teach, they do research,…

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  • Opinion | Feb.02, 2017

    Hope Among the Hate

    Photo courtesy of s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.comby Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff In the past week or so, it has been very easy for many Americans to become distraught at the state of our country. The new president of the United States, Donald…

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  • Opinion | Feb.02, 2017

    The Importance of Stories

    by Allison LaBelle ’20 Opinion Staff Everybody has a story. It is important to remember that. There are seven billion people in the world, and on average a person will meet around 10,000 people in his or her lifetime. That…

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  • Editor's Column | Feb.02, 2017

    Remember the Holocaust

    by Katherine Puzycki ’17 Editor-In-Chief It seems as if centuries have passed since the release of prisoners from the concentration camp at Auschwitz in 1945. There lies a span of events that makes this seem so: the Cold War, the…

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  • Opinion | Jan.26, 2017

    Stay Angry. Stay United.

    by Carolyn Walsh Opinion Co-Editor I am angry. I am angry for women, for racial and religious minorities, for immigrants, for Americans with disabilities, for the LGBT community, and for Americans living in poverty. I am angry for the urgent…

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