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Gresik: With airstrikes, Trump fulfills Obama’s broken promise in Syria

April 16, 2018

President Donald Trump — in step with coalition partners — has made good on the promises President Barack Obama failed to keep. Around 4 a.m. local time Saturday, the skies of Damascus, Syria, erupted with the screams of...

Alfaro: When discussing immigration, try to see things from the other side of the border

Mariana Alfaro, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2017

Did you know that the first question unaccompanied child migrants are asked in intake questionnaires is: “Why did you come to the United States?” Why did you — a minor — come to the United States — a country miles...

Closson: Now more than ever, we need diverse journalists

Troy Closson, Columnist

February 26, 2017

A few weeks ago, Beyoncé’s Album of the Year loss stirred conversation about diversity and inclusion at the Grammys. This year’s Oscar contenders included significantly more people of color than in previous years, but there’s still room for improvem...