OP-ED: The U.S. needs immigrants to fuel the economy

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By Nicole Brown | Published Feb 9, 2017 Hundreds gather on the Canadian border to watch the migration of the Monarch Butterflies as they freely cross the United States borders, while thousands descend on the Serengeti to witness the massive migration of Wildebeests and Zebras as they head south for greener pastures. Migration is a way of life, not only for […]

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OP-ED: How hookup culture ruined dating

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By Adrianna Ruffo | Published Feb. 9, 2017 For much of the 20th century, it wasn’t acceptable for a woman to simply jump into bed with any man she saw fit. A ritual of courtship that included going on dates, getting to know one another and developing a relationship was generally required before engaging in sex. Those days are long gone. […]

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OP-ED: Why I love watching sports – and you should too

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By Tyler Sousa | Published Feb. 9, 2017 If star NBA player LeBron James scored 100 points tonight, the sports world would explode. Sports fanatics everywhere would lose their minds; even casual fans would talk about it for days. Sports are a pillar in our country, and a large percentage of the media spotlight shines on both local and national […]

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OP-ED: Trump’s tax plan will not make America great again

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By Germain Palacios | Published Feb. 9, 2017 If “Making America Great Again” means decreasing taxes for some while increasing taxes for others, count me out. Count low and middle-income families with dependents out, too. An estimated 20 percent of households and more than half of single parents would pay more in federal taxes under Donald Trump’s tax plan, according […]

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Op-ed: The unwavering tenacity, legacy of Gwen Ifill

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By Elijah Tarik Powell | Published Dec. 9, 2016 The passing of Gwen Ifill at age 61 on Nov. 14 meant the journalism community lost one of its model figures. Her authenticity, respect for the craft and dedication to pursuing the truth resonated with me as a young journalism student. Ifill went from dealing with petty prejudiced insults while interning […]

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Op-ed: Evaluating Obama’s presidency

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By Jonathan Coello | Published Oct. 22, 2016 In American society, both past and present, many people have often found themselves critiquing the president and his effectiveness as a leader. It is an action that generally begins the moment the individual takes office and continues throughout his or her tenure, whether that be one term or two terms. Bringing into […]

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Trump’s demeaning language about women is not about sex; It’s about power

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By Richard Katz | Published Oct. 22, 2016 Donald Trump’s language demeaning women is often characterized by the media as “lewd,” implying Trump is overly preoccupied with sexual desire and lust. But, a genuine authoritarian, Trump is less preoccupied with sex than with power. Trump’s objectification of women whom he calls by animal names — such as calling Rosie O’Donnell […]

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