Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

Trump’s Attempt to Salvage His Image

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

The reiteration on the “Opioid Epidemic,” Reagan inspired Trumponomics, and the escalating tensions with Russia show that President Trump must really want to turn back the clock in order to “Make America Great Again.” So much so, he’s placing emphasis on the release of several thousand previously classified files on…
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Global Perspective: Human Rights Violations in Myanmar

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

There is an ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in Myanmar, previously known as Burma, and the United States lacks the political leadership to provide any positive assistance. The Rohingya people are the largest minority in Myanmar, but are not considered citizens due to their Muslim faith. Dubbed by the…
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Thoughts On The Use Of “45”

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

With Donald Trump winning the electoral vote and Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote, it should come as  no surprise that the country is rightly divided on the current president. From this division comes many different ways to address the president, from blatantly disavowing the man in office by proclaiming,…
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Sexual Assault is Handled Poorly in Hollywood

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Hollywood has an unfortunate track record of protecting pedophiles and sexual predators as long as they are male, rich, and powerful. Names like Woody Allen, Roman Polanski, Casey Affleck, and Donald Trump have become household names for their contributions behind or on the camera. But, rarely is it mentioned what…
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Online Dating: Yay or Nay?

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Nowadays, I’ve been noticing a trend in online dating. I had the opportunity to ask a couple people how they felt about online dating and also others who haven’t tried online dating and their reasoning. Some said they’ve never tried online dating because they’re afraid of someone being a “catfish.”…
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This Past Week in Politics

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Ever since Donald Trump has been elected to office, it seems that the political world has been chaos. Questions like, “Should the wealthy get tax cuts? Are women autonomous beings? What benefit is there for the US to help those suffering a humanitarian crisis? Will Trump launch us into WWIII?” …
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NFL’s Approach to Anthem Protests is Misguided

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

The debate about national anthem protests, patriotism, and unity that has surrounded the NFL and headlines across the country over the past two weeks continued on Sunday. Prior to the Chicago Bears week three matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers, players and coaches on the Bears’ sideline locked arms in response…
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Does Age Matter In A Relationship?

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Does age really matter in relationships? Would you date someone younger than you or older than you? What is your cut off age? Let me tell you a story. I was a freshman in college. I had just started at the University of Illinois at Chicago.      I wasn’t…
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Kneeling During the Anthem Should be Acceptable – And common actions that are “disrespectful” to the American Flag

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

After President Trump’s characterization of those who kneel during the national anthem as a “son of a b*tch,” during a rally campaigning for Sen. Luther Strange of Alabama, the topic of kneeling as a form of peaceful protest hit the center stage once again. During President Trump’s speech, he urged…
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President Trump’s Mistreatment of Puerto Rico – Unprecedented, unethical and inhumane

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

President Trump’s handling, or lack thereof, of the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico is unprecedented, deplorable, and exhibits his apparent lack of empathy for the suffering of others. Puerto Rico experienced a category 4 storm, Maria, on September 20, leaving many homes destroyed, citizens displaced, and roughly 3.4 million people…
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