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From the Desk

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The phrase March Madness means many things to many people, but from the sports-illiterate to the baseketball-obsessed, madness is the perfect word to summarize the emotional state that the annual […]

Obama: Better at pop-culture or politics?

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Appearing on Galifianakis’ comedy show was an attempt by the president to boost Obamacare’s popularity President Barack Obama recently joined Zach Galifianakis for an interview on his popular Internet show […]

Air Force regulates language

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Religious liberty was threatened when a cadet was forced to remove scripture posted outside his dorm door “I have been crucified with Christ therefore I no longer live, but Christ […]

Russian sanctions still ineffective

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Tensions rise as Russian troops take over Ukrainian military bases in Crimea with no hope of compromise Two things have remained consistent with the current occupant of the Oval Office: […]

Middle school crosses the line with sex education

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Young students at Linden Avenue Middle School in Red Hook, N.Y., dropped their mathematics and science books for an evening and instead were taught lessons that many parents furiously declared […]

Should NFL decide what is racist?

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

How detrimental to sportsmanship is the use of profanity during football games? This is the question the NFL must answer in lieu of the Competition Committee wanting to implement a […]

‘Son of God’ highlights life of Jesus

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Burnett and Downey’s film premiered in theaters nationwide Friday, Feb. 28, making more than $5.2 million Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s “Son of God” took center stage in a big […]

American freedom of speech threatened

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

A Federal Communications Commission study shows government issues may now be more closely monitored Recently, the country has been up in arms over the government’s infringement on their Second Amendment […]

Furtick’s philosophy under fire

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

The pastor’s methods have been criticized, but where do we draw the line between authenticity and manipulation? The Christian community has been in an uproar in the weeks following the […]

Ukraine on the brink of disaster

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

The Ukrainian military is on high alert as the country appeals for international help against a Russian invasion World leaders are watching Russia with a wary eye as Ukraine fights […]

Will Games Boost Russian Economy?

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

The 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi have been laced with problems, from failed graphics, to hotel problems, to terror threats. Needless to say, the Olympic Planning Committee has been fighting […]

Craigslist killer claims multiple murders

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Government officials remain skeptical of the authenticity of Miranda Barbour’s confession to killing more than 22 The story reads like a real-life rendition of the television show “Criminal Minds” — […]

All Americans deserve the right to vote

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Past imprisonment should not disqualify felons and ex-convicts from participating in the democratic system Attorney General Eric Holder has recently been ramping up his actions within the Department of Justice […]

Judge on talent, not on sexual orientation

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Being gay should not affect the decision-making process when evaluating a player’s talent before the draft Many different character traits have been hidden by NFL uniforms over the years. Drug […]

Restrictions have their place in society

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Though Americans have the right to freedom of the press, some instances may require government intervention The U.S. has recently fallen 13 places in the World Press Freedom Index 2014, […]

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