Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

Can I Trust You With My Heart?

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Nowadays, people have trouble dating or being in a committed relationship. Why? Apparently, men and women cannot trust one another. Trust cannot be built in a day, but it can be lost in an instant. According to the men that were interviewed, men cannot trust women who have guy friends…
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Conscious Consumerism for the Unconscious Shopper – Navigating the technological world ethically and informed

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

With the impending release of the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X, and with already 78 million iPhones sold last business quarter, the question of consumerism and ethics– “How much is too much?” “What are the repercussions of my purchase?” and hopefully, “How can I shop ethically?” are brought up….
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Duterte the Philippino Trump? – The Human Right’s Concern in the East and West

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

While the United States was engrossed in their own tumultuous presidential election in 2016, the Philippine presidential election shared many striking similarities in both the campaign trail and the election results. The winner of the Philippine presidential election, Rodrigo Duterte, has been likened to President Trump in mannerism and charisma….
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SXU Responds to the End of DACA

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

The end of DACA has led to a national discussion, with the overbearing question of what happens now? Sure, Congress has six months to come up with a new and comprehensive immigration reform plan, but DREAMers have only a few weeks to come up with a plan to renew their…
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DeVos to Rewrite Sexual Harassment Guidelines

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

  Elisabeth Dee “Betsy” DeVos is a name that everyone in the American education system – students, teachers, and administrators alike – has been made all too familiar with ever since her commencement as Secretary of Education in President Trump’s administration. The nation’s response to DeVos’s initiation as Secretary of…
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In Defense of DACA – Protecting our DREAMers

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

The Trump administration’s unwillingness to defend Deferred Action of Child Arrivals, otherwise known as DACA, shows an apparent lack of empathy for those affected by its repeal. DACA is the result of an executive order made by former President Barack Obama in 2012 that protects young undocumented immigrants from deportation…
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Trans Rights are Human Rights – Transgender people in the military

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

President Trump’s ban on transgender people from serving in any capacity in the military is not only an exercise in ignorance, but is a step backwards from the progressive social standard set by former President Obama. Although the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in September 20, 2011 was a…
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The Daily Struggle of Finding Parking on Campus

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

    A new school year has begun and that means everyone’s nightmare, parking on campus, is yet again a reality. The first week back seemed like a circus with people racing just to find a spot, and if they were out of luck, they chose to park on the…
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Charlottesville: Trump’s Failure, Sheet Cake and The Importance of Protesting

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Eat, drink and be merry. A simple enough concept that would work in an ideal world, or as a Saturday Night Live skit. The events that happened in Charlottesville, VA have shown that the world is far from ideal. On August 12th, white supremacists, the Klu Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, the…
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Why is Nobody Listening to the Scientists?

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

If we were having a conversation about carbon dioxide in the air, whom would you trust more: a scientist or a politician? The clear answer seems to be the politician, but in today’s society of skepticism, the answer is often the politician. Throughout President Trump’s 100 first days in office,…
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