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NC gay marriage bill a byproduct of Trump’s hateful campaign

Erik Thulien, Columnist

April 19, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

After Trump won the election, political pundits on television started using this phrase “the silent majority” to explain how so many Trump supporters existed relative to the low poll numbers. The silent majority is said...

Trump, Syria, and the never-ending circle of war

Cole Moriarty, Columnist

April 12, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

As for me, I wish that every ounce of poison gas owned by any Syrian be destroyed.   That President Donald Trump was deeply moved by the images of that televised horror is not something for which I will criticize or fault...

The Devin Nunes show

Cole Moriarty, Columnist

April 4, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Previously on the Devin Nunes show: After the president claimed without evidence that he’d been “wiretapped” by the Obama administration in the days leading up to the 2016 election, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee...

In defense of Tomi Lahren

Erik Thulien, Columnist

April 4, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Ever since Tomi Lahren’s first video went viral, I’ve wished she would just go away. Very few things fill me with more rage than how aggressively she shares her fallacious ideas. Naturally, when I saw that her show had...

Forgive yourself

Erik Thulien, Columnist

March 30, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with accepting negative outcomes. Whether it was receiving poor grades, or performing poorly in a golf tournament, I always let things that didn’t go my way affect my mood too...

These men are liars and fools

Cole Moriarty, Columnist

March 30, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Obamacare has survived the best Paul Ryan and Donald Trump could offer. It will take years before the Republicans can mount another serious challenge, if ever. It wasn’t even close. The part that really leaves me awestruck...

Why is spring break important?

Jessey Bruce, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns, Student Affairs

“I think that when you work really hard ... for eight weeks straight, you have to have a chance to get away from all the homework and stress. I think that everybody just needs a chance to get away and a chance to just not be ...

Art | Artist

Sean Flamand, Copy Editor

March 9, 2017

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

When the time rolled around during the Academy Awards for the Best Actor prize to be handed out, most everyone watching was filled with uncertainty. It wasn’t just because this was one of the closest races of the night –...

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