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Duquenois: What journalists can do about political polarization

Servane Duquenois, Op-Ed Contributor

October 28, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

Polarization is no breaking news. Since the 2016 elections, it has been the norm. People have a harder time listening to opposing viewpoints in this country, and political extremes are constantly growing more radical, leaving...

Shirola: Amazon is a monopoly and needs to be broken up

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

September 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Today, in the age of technology, a few large companies control nearly the entire tech market. None seem as controlling and dominant as Amazon, however. Amazon is a monopoly which threatens new startups, other existing firms and...

Shirola: US, North Korea Summit will bring us one step closer to a united Korean Peninsula

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

May 28, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

It all started in February at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, when South Koreans and North Koreans walked under one united flag for the first time in over a decade. This moving display of unity marked a sign ...

Gresik: Trump dumps Iran nuclear deal, benefits US negotiations with North Korea

Dylan Gresik, Op-Ed Contributor

May 10, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced the United States withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, better known as the Iran nuclear deal. The U.S. will benefit in upcoming negotiations with Kim Jong...

Phillips: Despite University inaction, students still retain power

Ruby Phillips, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 8, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

As the 50th anniversary of the Bursar’s Office Takeover passed last week, I found myself doing a lot of thinking about the history of this campus, and particularly about how much those student activists in 1968 were willing...