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Editorial: Supreme Court nomination of Barrett upsetting

October 26, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett was appointed to the United States Supreme Court Monday following a Senate vote along party lines. According to The Associated Press, it was the first time in modern politics that a...

Column: Trump, Biden spar on virus, healthcare and more

October 25, 2020

The final presidential debate was more orderly and informative than the previous one. Trump and Biden began the debate talking about their plans to respond to the coronavirus. "I say we're learning to...

Column: Final presidential debate much smoother than previous one

October 25, 2020

The second, and final, presidential debate happened on Thursday. And first off, it was a lot smoother. The Commission on Presidential Debates allowed for the candidates to be muted. Though it wasn’t...

Editorial: Trump keeps lying as election day draws near

October 25, 2020

As election day gets closer and closer, President Donald Trump is busy holding rallies and campaigning. These rallies have been full of lies and false statements from Trump, which may not come as a surprise...

Column: COVID-19 is changing our holiday shopping

October 22, 2020

We’re a week away from Halloween weekend and that means the holiday season is upon us. We’ll likely see a barrage of Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Christmas advertisements from November 1st until...

Editorial: Final debate an improvement, but still not perfect

October 22, 2020

The final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden took place Thursday night. It was an improvement over the first debate, with less interruptions and fewer...

Column: ‘Magnolia’ is a long, emotional journey

October 21, 2020

Two weeks ago I wrote about the 1997 Paul Thomas Anderson movie "Boogie Nights," which is perhaps my favorite movie. But Anderson's follow-up film, 1999's "Magnolia," actually is superior to "Boogie...

Column: Some downsides of online classes

October 21, 2020

When coming into this school year, I was relieved to have my classes online. I thought, “This will be perfect because I don’t have to actually go to class and I can work on homework at my own pace.” Now,...

Editorial: Pope Francis endorses same-sex civil unions

October 21, 2020

In a documentary that premiered at the Rome Film Festival Wednesday, Pope Francis officially endorsed same-sex civil unions, becoming the first Pope to do so. “Homosexual people have the right to be...

Column: Cover your nose to hide your stupidity

October 20, 2020

I can’t decide what’s worse, not covering your nose with a mask or letting your mask act as a chin strap. I think not covering your nose is worse because at least those who only cover their chins aren’t...

Column: Don’t settle, but give second chances

October 20, 2020

Settling for people in your life who don’t value you shows the little value you give yourself. But many times, people miss out on having worthwhile connections and relationships with others by withholding...

Editorial: Families need to be reunited immediately

October 20, 2020

A story from NBC News Tuesday found that lawyers appointed by a federal judge have been unable to track down the families of 545 children separated from their families by the Trump administration. The...

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