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Diplomats, Not Just First Class and Cocktail Parties
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Diplomats, Not Just First Class and Cocktail Parties

By EVAN CHOE Staff Writer
Diplomat. Emissary. Ambassador. These words are often associated with the finer things in life. The world’s diplomats are often seen as a privy group of elites that are, “pale, male, and from Yale.” However, the paradigm of the Diplomat is actually one of great strength and sacrifice.

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A Perspective in This Time of Crisis

By ARUSH MEHROTRA Staff Writer “I can’t breath.”  These were George Floyd’s last words as former Officer Derek Chauvin of the Minneapolis Police Department murdered Floyd by putting his knee on Floyd’s neck for more than eight and a half minutes straight.  The era of slavery and Jim Crow was defined by social and legal...

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The Real Heroes in the Coronavirus Situation: A Satire

By NEHA BHARDWAJ Staff Writer The media has repeatedly championed the so-called heroes during this “pandemic” – healthcare workers, scientists, and other frontline workers. Frankly, it sickens me to see such flagrant lies paraded about by the media sources that we trust to give us reliable information. So, in the spirit of dispelling these heinous...

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7 Reasons Why We Support Joe Biden in America’s Most Critical Election Ever

By JAX ARMSTRONG, NEHA BHARDWAJ, LUKE CURTIS, NIKKI GHAEMI, ARUSH MEHROTRA, NIMA MOVAHEDI, & OZHAN ZARIFI Staff Writers   1. Joe Biden will protect our air, land, water, endangered species, and people   Combating the growing threat, and considerable damage to climate change has become one of the cornerstones of the Progressive movement. These beliefs...

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Andrew Yang: The Candidate to Rule Them All

By ARUSH MEHROTRA Staff Writer Andrew Yang, a name that has almost become synonymous with free money, is one of the most interesting candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. Yang, an entrepreneur and founder of the non-profit organization Venture For America, has taken the Internet and country by storm.  Unlike many of the Democratic...

The Double-Edged Sword: An Examination of Religious Freedom
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The Double-Edged Sword: An Examination of Religious Freedom

By NEHA BHARDWAJ Staff Writer Since the early years of this nation’s history, religious freedom has been constitutionally protected by the First Amendment. For two decades following its ratification, this protection existed peacefully and without contention – until a landmark Supreme Court case rocked the nation. Bowers v. Hardwick was the first time in American...

A Spoonful of Socialism
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A Spoonful of Socialism

By EVAN WOLF Contributing Writer When liberal public servants call for the government to take a more active role in protecting the most disadvantaged among us, Republican politicians dismiss these programs as “socialism.” Too often, many Democrats shy away from this label, fearing that it might inaccurately portray their beliefs or cost them votes. However,...

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The Special Council: Two Years Later

By ERIC LU Staff Writer In May 2017, lifelong Republican and former Marine Robert Mueller was appointed by former Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to become the head of a special counsel of the FBI with the stated goal of finding “any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of...

The government shutdown
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The government shutdown

By JAKE ROME Staff Writer This is an article judging purely character. Legality and ability aside, Trump should not be shutting down the government to fulfill a campaign promise. The hastiness and irrationality displayed through this shutdown need to be talked about. 800,000 plus government workers have been without pay for what will soon be...