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Letter to the editor by Duane Malany

April 13, 2016

Filed under Letters to the editor

In the current election, the SGA Executive Board will go uncontested, leaving the student body with no choice on the President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. But I would like to remind the student body that they still...

Remember: The next president is the next commander-in-chief

Daniel McFarland, Columnist

April 13, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

March 31 was the start of the biennial two-day Nuclear Security Summit, held in Washington D.C. President Barack Obama spoke about world security and preventing terrorist groups from obtaining nuclear materials. The United...

Right and wrong: The Bro Code

Alexander Camp, Assistant Editor for Sports

April 13, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

The “Bro Code,” inspired by the character Barney Stinson on “How I Met Your Mother” who always put it so bluntly, “is the unwritten bible of manliness.” The types of bro codes vary, but on the whole, they’re just...

Let’s make a toast

Let’s make a toast

April 13, 2016

Hulk Hogan’s victory against Gawker: what it means for freedom of press

Daniel McFarland, Columnist

April 6, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Iconic former wrestler Hulk Hogan (whose real name is Terry Bollea) sued Gawker Media and its founder, Nick Denton, after a video was published showing Hogan having sex with Heather Clem, the wife of his best friend at the time,...

Much worse than you think:Climate change is not going anywhere

Cole Moriarty, Features Reporter

April 6, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

The world is getting hotter. It sounds innocuous – like someone turned up the room’s thermostat from 71 to 72, no big deal, and what’s so bad about having winters that are a little less cold? Who needs arctic ice sheets? We...

Trump has First Amendment rights-but what does that mean for democracy

Daniel McFarland, Columnist

March 30, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Donald Trump’s recent political rallies in St. Louis and Chicago have sparked protests and violence between Trump supporters and opponents. Many of Trump’s rallies have been the site of protests, resulting in the disruption...

The warming relations between the U.S. and Cuba

Alexander Camp, Assistant Editor for Sports

March 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion Columns

Many lifetimes ago, it seems, the story of Elian Gonzalez dominated airwaves all over the country. Gonzalez was a 7-year-old from Cuba, who, along with his mother, tried to cross the border to the United States, where relatives...

Apple versus the FBI: The precedent and risk it could set for civil liberties

Daniel McFarland, Columnist

March 2, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

The devastating San Bernardino shooting has recently led the FBI to Apple’s doorstep. An iPhone 5C belonging to shooter Syed Rizwan Farook was recovered during the investigation. Federal prosecutors obtained a court order...

Is Chicago my kind of future?

Alexander Camp, Columnist

March 2, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Three months from now, I’ll officially be labeled a college graduate; as my favorite Green Day song suggests, I should be having the “time of my life.” Indeed, after 20 of my 23 years on this earth of homework, exams,...

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