Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

Graham-Cassidy Bill Should Not Replace Obamacare – The Bill’s Implications for the Future of Healthcare

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Allowing the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill to pass and replace the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) would be a step backwards in achieving affordable, comprehensive health care for all Americans. The Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill is a piece of legislation sponsored by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, and Bill Cassidy,…
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Is He Really Interested In Me?

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Women always question whether a man is really interested in them. They start to question themselves. What did I do? What did I say? Did I say something wrong? Did he not like the way I looked? Ladies, stop questioning yourselves. Nowadays, men aren’t open to telling you their true…
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Politicians Should Not Be Treated like Celebrities – Sean Spicer’s Emmy Speech Makes Light of His Lies

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Spicer took a leaf out of President Trump’s campaign notebook by acting more like a celebrity, and less like a politician, by giving a notable, controversial speech at the 2017 Emmys. The lesson? You don’t have to be accountable if you’re a celebrity. Sean Spicer served as the White House’s…
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Commuters Have Issues

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Commuter problems. Though they be many, they are one of the most unifying bonding experiences between us all. When people think of commuter problems, one of the first things they think of is parking or transportation problems– the only parking spot available is the furthest from your class and you’re…
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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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