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Shirola: Constant changing of Trump’s senior officials is worrying

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

April 8, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

I can’t recall any recent presidential administration that saw as many changes to its cabinet and senior staff during its first year as President Donald Trump’s did. In fact, during this past month, five senior officials within...

Schwartz: Be vigilant of corporate bias in journalism

Alex Schwartz, Opinion Editor

April 6, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

You may have seen it on Twitter over the weekend: A video compiled by the sports publication Deadspin showing almost 200 local news stations reciting a single script about the dangers of fake news. The stations are owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, a company that has come under fire for biased conservative and ...

Closson: Don’t forget Florida

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Each time another mass shooting occurs in the U.S., we withdraw into the same unproductive pattern: politicians offer up their condolences, debates break out on social media over whether it’s too soon to initiate gun control...

Levine-Drizin: Ditch centrism, revitalize YDSA presence on campus

Gabriel Levine-Drizin, Op-Ed Contributor

February 13, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

The explanations proposed for why President Donald Trump won the election have been numerous: It was either sexism, racism embodied by the country’s “deplorables,” Bernie Sanders’ unrealistic campaign proposals, “white...

Sainati: The U.S. doesn’t need a military parade

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 13, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

After witnessing the Bastille Day parade in France last year, President Donald Trump said he wanted to bring the festivities, notably the excessive displays of military power, to the United States. Remarking that the parade “was...