OPINION: Virginia’s switch to paper ballots during the election can help curve hacking

Virginia is going old-school this election season by replacing electronic voter machines with paper ballots. In anticipation of the closely-watched gubernatorial election, Virginia’s state Board of Elections voted Sept. 8 to decertify Direct Recording Electronic voting machines, according to the American Free Press. By reverting to voting machines that leave a paper trail, Virginia hopes to stop hackers from breaching […]

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OPINION: A Christian response to the passage of California’s Gender Recognition Act

When filling out legal documents, such as driver’s license applications, people have always had two options: male or female. With the recent passing of the Gender Recognition Act Oct. 15, California will be adding a third option: nonbinary. Or, in other words, none of the above. News like this should be upsetting to Christians, but not because it could be […]

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Liberty students share their views on the Virginian gubernatorial candidates

Ed Gillespie is a Republican’s Republican, and there are no surprises on what he supports. He is for small government, tax reform and expanding the military. Yet, he also cares about educating students and the effects of mental health, increasing teacher salaries, and giving patients easier access to medical marijuana. In order to be a good citizen, it is crucial […]

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OPINION: Travel ban executive orders and circuit courts locked in fruitless gridlock

Over the past year, President Donald Trump and the federal circuit courts have been stuck in an unproductive cycle of signing executive orders, blocking the order and having the order expire, causing the case to be dismissed. During the month of October, this cycle continued with Maryland and Hawaii district court judges blocking Trump’s third travel ban on Oct. 17. […]

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Opinion; The discussion behind #MeToo should be accompanied by action

Following allegations of sexual assault and harassment perpetrated by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, many women in Hollywood shared their stories of the horrific things that happened to them in Weinstein’s hands. Women and men around the world joined these women by sharing their own stories of sexual assault and harassment by using the hashtag #MeToo on social media platforms.  The […]

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Opinion; Trump Twitter war with news media a struggle for influence

Twitter has long been a forum for witty remarks, snide comments and the occasional insightful thought. But lately, it has become the medium for President Donald Trump’s declarations of frustration, especially towards the news media. The latest Twitter outburst began Oct. 11 after Trump accused NBC News of making up a story about his plans for the United States nuclear […]

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Opinion: Proposed late-term abortion bill could be shaky victory for pro-life movement

The House of Representatives passed the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,” on Oct. 3, a measure that would nationally ban abortions after 20 weeks’ gestation, which the bill’s supporters claim is when unborn children gain the ability to feel pain. Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona proposed the bill in both the 113th and 114th Congresses, only to watch it die […]

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