Kenyan Supreme Court ruling to redo election calls Americans to gratitude

It has been almost a year since America’s 2016 presidential election, but, if any other Americans are like me, I still get slightly nauseated seeing a headline referencing any presidential election. So when the news came out that Kenya was redoing its presidential election after the Kenyan Supreme Court ordered a new vote due to irregularities ruining the integrity of […]

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Calling out sexual sin

Nashville Statement defines Christian position regarding sexuality and marriage Sides have been taken in the wake of the recent release of the Nashville Statement. The document was drafted by the Center for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood and endorsed by evangelical Christian leaders across America in order to reaffirm the biblical views on gender, sexuality and marriage. Prominent signers of the […]

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Creative speech

Supreme Court to hear case on artistic free speech Recently, more and more Christians have found their businesses and financial stability threatened as the result of their decision to stand by their commitment to their faith-based values. This trend is alarming, and more Christians need to be aware of what is happening and take a stand in order to defend […]

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Korean agitator

US response to threat of agression from North Korea Fight or Flight are the two responses to stress brought on by a threat, but there is a third option – patience – that people rarely consider and could bring a more effective end result. On Sept. 3, the North Korean government, led by Kim Jong-un, successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb […]

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A Word From Will

I, like many other college students, admittedly have a hard time focusing on my work, and will oftentimes find myself on Twitter or Facebook instead of Microsoft Word or Blackboard. After many hours of online “research,” I have concluded that one of the all-time greatest things on the internet that should be viewed when procrastinating on work is “Humans of […]

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A WORD FROM WILL

A WORD FROM WILL In the wake of political uprising following the Kenyan Supreme Court’s decision to nullify an alleged fraudulent election result, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta went on the record after being informed he will have to rerun for his presidential seat. “Your neighbor will still be your neighbor regardless of whatever has happened,” Kenyatta said in a speech […]

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No longer set in stone

Randolph College chooses to remove statue of local Confederate soldier   Randolph College has made monumental changes to its campus after the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees elected to remove the statue of a Confederate soldier and local philanthropist, George Morgan Jones, from its campus.   The statue, removed Aug. 25, depicted Jones in a Confederate general’s uniform […]

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Transgender military

Trump issues directive ending policy for transgender US service members   When President Donald Trump tweeted in July 2017 that transgender individuals would no longer be allowed to serve in the United States military, the response was a firestorm of criticism claiming the president was violating the constitutional rights of transgendered individuals.   However, when the White House issued the […]

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Reflecting on history

Respecting public property and our nation’s history   Various groups across America have called for either the removal or destruction of all Confederate monuments. According to them, these statues have always been symbols of racism and oppression, offending all who come within their sight. However, I personally believe the statues should stay because of their historical significance. But if they […]

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Call for neutrality

Facebook faces more backlash for bias in news feed   With over a billion daily users and two billion monthly users, Facebook is now being used by over a quarter of the world’s population, giving it immense influence.   Not content to simply be a mode of personal communication, former Facebook workers revealed in 2016 that the site has stepped […]

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Fight for free speech

UC Berkeley cancels visit from conservative speaker, citing safety concerns Hitler was not really that bad of a guy. Black Lives Matter is worse than the Ku Klux Klan. Muslims should be banned from America. All of these statements are blatantly false and should incite rage in anyone who reads them. However, if these statements were not allowed to be […]

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Nuclear weapons watch

North Korea continues missile tests despite threats from US and neighbors “The shield stands guard, and the sword stands ready.” These bold and clear words spoken by Vice President Mike Pence while addressing U.S. military personnel regarding North Korea’s apparent missile test failure, speaks to the tension building between the two countries. Following the seemingly botched trial missile launch, President […]

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