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Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Coca-Cola depicts multilingual America

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

What should have been a patriotic advertisement caused controversy and outrage from millions of viewers This year’s Coca-Cola Super Bowl 2014 advertisement caused many viewers to jump on social media […]

Bieber fever or Bieber disaster?

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

What do smoking weed, abusing prescription medication, drinking and driving, pranking peaceful neighbors and assaulting a limo driver all have in common? Allegedly, Justin Bieber. His exploits make zingers like […]

Abortion rates lowest since 1973

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Increased awareness and preventative measures resulted in a 13 percent decline in abortion rates over 4 years Many would argue that abortion has not had a national stage like the […]

Increase in minimum wage deceptive

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Though temporarily beneficial, higher wages for federal workers could set a precedent for economic damage In a political maneuver that surely thrilled millions of Americans, President Barack Obama announced plans […]

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