6 Things to do during social distancing

With a pandemic upon us with the recent outbreak of the coronavirus, we must modify the ways we typically interact with those around us to protect them and ourselves from COVID-19. Welcome to the concept of social distancing. Though the idea of staying physically away from other people as much as possible might be an introvert’s dream and an extravert’s […]

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Column: The Emily Angle – To forget the past is to strip the future of its full potential

The Israeli people are not quick to forget. They remember their past and all they have overcome to reassemble from all corners of the earth and become a sovereign nation. Because of the memory of their painful past, they are made stronger and more resilient.  The people of Israel still remember how generation after generation struggled and suffered before they […]

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Opinion – On Super Tuesday, former vice president Joe Biden unified the Democratic party

In the blink of an eye, Joe Biden went from a catastrophic failure to the consensus front-runner. His campaign elevated from outdated disaster to overwhelming dominance. All because of one historic night – Super Tuesday. The dramatic results of Super Tuesday finally placed Biden where he wanted to be all along: the clear front-runner and expected Democratic nominee for president. […]

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Opinion: The US extending coronavirus aid to Iran would help both countries

The recent spread of the novel coronavirus in Iran demonstrates statistical and circumstantial significance by the country’s relationship with the U.S. and their response to the outbreak. The United States’ recent offer of aid will go a long way both toward stopping the spread of the disease and smoothing relations between the U.S. and Iran.  So far, Iran suffers the […]

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Opinion – Diamonds in the rough: Christians can gain wisdom even when faced with controversial teaching

Editor’s Note: This piece reflects the writer’s personal opinions and experiences.  As I walked out of Convocation, Wednesday, Feb. 13, I felt encouraged and excited to speak with some of my hallmates on the sermon delivered by Pastor Jentezen Franklin. Instead, as the day progressed, I found myself increasingly blindsided as the campus around me focused on Franklin’s preaching that […]

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Column – The Emily Angle: The American Dream is made, not handed down

During a contentious election year like this one, many throw around the term “American Dream” flippantly. The American Dream has morphed over time and evolved into something those a century ago would marvel over. Some in my generation, however, have subscribed to entitlement, or the notion that this dream should be handed to them.  We are a passionate people with […]

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Column – Adventures with Abby: “Adulting” requires more than education

Our institutions of higher learning pack hundreds or thousands of young adults into the same space, condensing a diverse cross-section of humanity into one spot. Everyone comes from different backgrounds, different skill sets and different styles of child-rearing. As a result, college students exemplify some of the oddest combinations of traits and habits known to humankind. In few other settings […]

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Opinion: Bloomberg hopes to battle Trump in a billionaire general election

If the Mike Bloomberg presidential campaign feels like America has traveled back four years in an electoral time machine, it should. Because in many ways, Bloomberg is running on the playbook written by the man he hopes to beat in November: President Donald Trump. The similarities between Bloomberg’s and Trump’s campaigns are as eerie as they are numerous. From the […]

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Opinion – viral Discrimination: Avoiding coronavirus is no excuse for xenophobia

Editor’s Note: This piece reflects the writer’s personal opinions and experiences.  This year the new strand of coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has made international headlines. The death toll increases daily but so does the increasing xenophobia towards Chinese people.  As a college student, far away from both home and my parent’s protection, I quickly panicked when I first […]

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