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New England Patriots win the big game

Zach Lebovitz, Senior Sports Reporter

February 8, 2017

Filed under Horoscopes, Journal Archives, Sports, Sports Opinion

As Super Bowl LI (51) took place this past Sunday February 5th, the Atlanta Falcons took on the New England Patriots, history was in the making, when the Patriots won their 5th Super Bowl beating the Atlanta Falcons 34-28. In...

Societal Change

Erik Thulien, Columnist

February 8, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

If you’ve ever watched Fox News or listened to one of Tomi Lahren’s logical fallacy ridden word vomits, you’ve probably heard a version of the same self-celebratory rhetoric. They like to claim that students today are all...

Are you [expletive] kidding me?

Cole Moriarty, Columnist/Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

The only appropriate reaction to Trump’s first weeks in office is a string of expletives. How do you talk about Trump without dropping some F-bombs? I don’t know how else you capture the obscenity that is the Trump administration. How...

Supply-side economics

Supply-side economics

February 1, 2017

America’s political panic attack

Cole Moriarty, Columnist/Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Panic is acid to reason. Over time it comes to eat away the basic belief that everything will turn out okay because it never does, and there’s nothing that makes it feel like it will. It saps the will, poisons the mind, warps...

Why I March

Why I March

February 1, 2017

Obamacare: Yes? No? Maybe so?

Cole Moriarty, Columnist

January 25, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Republicans have been campaigning against “Obamacare” (the Affordable Care Act) since before the bill was passed into law, and the GOP has held firm to its conviction that it be “repealed and replaced.” Up until now,...

The anti-democracy

Erik Thulien, Columnist

January 25, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns, Politics

Donald Trump won the presidential election. When all the votes were tallied and the final electoral votes were verified, Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States. Since Election Day, there has...

A time for love

Erik Thulien, Columnist

November 30, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns, Politics

These are divisive times in America. The election of Donald Trump has brought elation to many and fear to many others. But I don’t need to comment on the election; there is nothing I can say that hasn’t already been said....

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