Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

This past few weeks proved a frosty one for Ted Cruz in New York. Consider that a crowd of gala attendees actually turned their backs on Cruz as he was addressing a crowd. A sort of payback for a comment he made about “New York values.” It’s no surprise then…
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The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

As the semester comes to a close, my stress levels are flying through the roof. I feel so overwhelmed. I have quizzes and exams this week, with more exams and final papers due next week, and then finals week immediately after. To continue adding to the stress I also have…
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THE AUTHENTIC PERSPECTIVE

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

As soon as cell phones became popular and text-slang emerged, many people worried about the existing English language. Text-slang was blamed for the deterioration of students’ abilities to read, write, and speak correctly. Now, we are faced with a similar issue, this time with the emergence of emojis. Emojis have…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Merrick Garland. He’s easily qualified to be a Supreme Court justice and yet, he’s been locked in a stalemate ever since President Obama announced his nomination.Now, this struggle has long been in the news, but yesterday Senator Charles E. Grassley (Republican, Iowa) had breakfast with Garland and essentially confirmed that…
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The Authentic Perspective

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

If you are intending on going to the theater to see a movie any time soon, you can guarantee that at least one superhero movie will be on the list of options. In the past year, and these couple of months of 2016, there has been a huge spike in…
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Editorial: Warnings Could Have Been Better MAPped

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Recently, President Wiseman emailed all MAP grant recipients at Saint Xavier (1,600 students), informing them that they need to make an appointment with the school’s financial aid office. The point of these meetings? To determine how exactly we are going to help the school and pay back the funds that…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

I don’t think I’m allowed to be a kid anymore. Now, those of you who know me well or even vaguely are thinking: “Brian, you’re 21-years-old. You haven’t been a kid for four years now.” Those of you who know me less vaguely are thinking: “Brian, you’ve never been any…
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The Authentic Perspective

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Bernie Sanders has promised free college education for Americans if he becomes president. While this sounds exciting, I just do not see this happening in America any time soon. Do not get me wrong, free college would be great! If I could actually see it happening, I would be one…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Chicago, I’m proud of you. That orange-tinted political hack came into town and you guys shut him down. I’m all for Donald Trump having the right to say whatever he wants in front of an assembly of people.  Surprising, I know, given how much I hate Trump. I hate hate…
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The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

If you’re like me, caffeine plays a daily role in your life. I drink caffeine on a daily basis, right now strictly in tea. I usually have a coffee every single day but I decided to give up my love and addiction for coffee for lent… sad face. I never…
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