Predictions for the midterm elections

After what seemed like an eternity of anticipation, Election Day is finally here – the equivalent of Christmas for psephologists, people who study elections like me, albeit amateurishly. With both houses of Congress having slim Democratic majorities, every race in these midterm elections will matter. This is my best attempt to predict the outcome of both the House and Senate […]

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Musk buys Twitter

Elon Musk officially completed his purchase of Twitter Oct. 27, and the deal has caused quite a stir. He has fired hundreds of employees and higher-ups at the company in the transition. Since Twitter has been accused of hiding information that criticizes the left, some people on the political right celebrate this takeover while those on the left bemoan the […]

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The president is misusing emergency powers

With many consumers gauging the health of the economy through gas prices, the fluctuating costs of filling up the tank have made consumers wary of recent policies imposed by the White House. High gas prices directly correlate with consumer confidence, as they limit consumers’ spending power in the market and, according to Investopedia, restrict job growth.  While his intentions remain […]

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Opinion – Is Kanye canceled?

Adidas has ended its yearslong business deal with Kanye West, who is now known as “Ye,” due to his recent antisemitic remarks. The Washington Post reports that the antisemitic tweets paired with Ye’s recent outrage-sparking “White Lives Matter” apparel gave grounds for Adidas to end its partnership with him and the sale of his Yeezy sneakers, which “cost him most […]

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Student Opinion – The president is desperate to make his party look better for November

The Democrats’ hot girl summer is over. After gaining momentum just a few months ago with the overturning of Roe v. Wade, falling gas prices and several legislative victories, the Democrats have been zapped back to reality. Here in economic recession autumn, inflation is still raging, and the majority of Americans aren’t confident in the economy, despite the president’s denial […]

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Student Opinion – This is how Christians should approach modesty

Modest is hottest. Or so claims the youth group slogan-turned-meme we all heard in middle school, often even used as a slightly ironic Instagram caption. The topic of modesty typically elicits eye rolls and grumblings about sexism and the patriarchy. As a former career community group leader, resident shepherd and resident assistant, I am all too familiar with the dress […]

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