Opinion: Pulling troops from Syria saves our soldiers, maintains relationship with our allies

Editor’s Note: This article does not necessarily reflect the author’s personal opinion. This is the second of two opinion articles about the United States’ foreign policy regarding Syria. According to President Trump, “signing letters to parents of soldiers that have been killed” is his most difficult duty as president.  With that heartbreaking statement on Oct. 9, President Trump explained why […]

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Column: Couch’s Corner

This is the second part of Couch’s Corner published Oct. 22.  “Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth,” 1 Corinthians 13:4-6 says.  The saying, “the […]

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Opinion: Kanye’s creation points to Creator — Recent convert and rap/ hip-hop icon releases first Christian record

Recently-converted Christians probably remember an overwhelming sense of gratitude and excitement immediately after salvation. While their understanding of theology may be incomplete and their familiarity with Scripture still developing, a new Christian is often bursting with thankfulness for what Jesus has done. Early Friday morning, Kanye West, the multiplatinum hip-hop icon who has dominated the rap charts for almost two […]

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Opinion: Why abandoning the Kurds neglects America’s responsibility as an ally

States’ foreign policy regarding Syria. The second opinion article will run next issue. Every country has an identity. History, culture and perspective create a set of needs and desires that make a country unique, defining its place on the world stage. Sweden’s historical background gives it an inherently different view of the world to Japan’s. Bolivia’s views of government come […]

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Opinion: Greta Thunberg remains steadfast and confident despite backlash

Speaking before the United Nations’ Climate Action Summit, 16-year-old climate change activist Greta Thunberg delivered an impassioned chastisement to world leaders for their negligence and inaction concerning climate change. Her viral speech, viewed over 4 million times on YouTube, put Thunberg directly into the international spotlight on this issue and led to her being criticized by numerous people on the […]

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Opinion: Misunderstandings about Down Syndrome influence Down Syndrome baby abortion

As I sat across from Liberty junior Josiah Frisbie, and then later David and Jennifer Nasser, I saw a passion on their faces that showed they shared a common experience despite their drastically different lives. They each loved a family member with Down Syndrome, and their heart for this people group was evident in every word they spoke.  Not every […]

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Column: Couch’s Corner

“If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you” (John 15:19). How should Christians approach working in a secular environment? Having a strong relationship with the Lord will have ripple effects that impact earthly […]

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Opinion: Recreational vaping can lead to disease and even death

Cancer.  Lung disease. Stroke. COPD. Cigarettes kill. Vaping kills too. At the time this article was published, the New York Times reported a total of 29 vaping-related deaths. According to The New York Times, the principal deputy director of the Center for Disease Control, Dr. Anne Schuchat, commented at a news briefing that the vaping-related illnesses are life-threatening and a […]

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Opinion: Despite only a few changes, USMCA may be more effective than NAFTA

The days of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are over — or are they? Officially, NAFTA has met its end, and a newly-signed trade agreement is waiting for ratification in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was supposedly negotiated to allow for a better trade agreement between the North American countries. The new agreement, […]

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