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Sumra: US just suffered a terror attack, why aren’t we treating it like one?

Eish Sumra, Columnist

October 3, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As the dust settles on what was the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, questions will surely be prompted from all sides. From liberals, we’ll likely see the bombast of gun control, whereas the usual rhetoric — of...

Boyd: Recognize Suu Kyi’s culpability in Rohingya genocide

Ryan Boyd, Op-Ed Contributor

October 3, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

The world is witnessing a case of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. The minority Rohingya Muslim population in Rakhine State are being systematically killed, terrorized and driven from their homes. Over 500,000 Rohingya have fled the...

Trejos: GOP tax plan will grow U.S. economy, help working class

Jose Trejos, Columnist

September 28, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

After months of internal debate, the GOP finally released the main points of its tax plan, its major legislative initiative before the 2018 election cycle. While many crucial details are still under debate, the tax plan has greatly...

Closson: When athletes kneel during national anthem, understand greater significance

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

September 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As almost everyone’s heard by now, President Donald Trump lashed out this weekend after Stephen Curry said he’d vote against a Warriors team visit to the White House — which erupted into a large-scale ordeal as NFL athletes...

Sumra: In Trump’s America, it’s never been more important to look at rest of world

Eish Sumra, Op-Ed Contributor

September 25, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

During this tumultuous political period in the United States, it would be hard to cast your gaze away from the scandals of President Donald Trump’s America. The news in this country is so focused on the new administration’s...