Opinion

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Opinion: Don’t be Trumped

I’ve wanted to ask what I think has been on a lot of mind’s lately. Is Donald Trump really going to be the next president of these United States of America? He very well may be if you don’t visit the voting booth on Tuesday, November 8. You’ll either think “how could of this happened?”…

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Opinion: Tip your waiter

What I am about to say is pretty simple: tip your servers after your meal. Although the polite gesture of leaving a few extra dollars on the diner table is second nature to many, it remains up for debate whether it’s morally a necessity. I know what you’re thinking, this has nothing to do with…

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Opinion: It’s okay not to be okay

Photo: Chaicounselors.org   It took me four years to accept the fact that I was depressed, that I am depressed. The social pressure that we place on individuals to act, seem and be mentally stable is a direct factor in the counter-productive reality of our nation’s mental health progress. As we feel the need to…

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Opinion: Solidarity with France

The attacks on the people of France, though tragic, will not destroy the spirit of perseverance or Parisian way of life. The Islamic State coordinated six attacks in Paris on Nov. 13, killing 129 people and injured 352 through shootings and bombings. French President Francois Hollande announced a state of emergency and that France’s borders…

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Opinion: Terrorism takes its toll worldwide

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is not just a Western problem, it is the problem of the global community. Terrorist attacks on Western countries have always caught the world’s attention, underplaying atrocities in other parts of the world. It is an established ideology that terrorism matters only in the Western parts of the…

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Opinion: Hunger for education, success and food

Food insecurity among college students is not only an issue for the individual student, but a student equity issue that each institution must tackle head on. Although it is easy to assume that financial aid or parental support would cover the costs of college students finding food to eat between classes, the reality is much…

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Opinion: Meatless Monday

About a year and a half ago until my dad came home with numerous health problems such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and abnormally swelling calves. Our doctor strongly recommended a healthier diet, making it a point to mention that he needed to cut down on his meat consumption. My mother quickly altered the…

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Opinion: Safety and diversity are necessities on campus

All college campuses need to be safe spaces for students regardless of their race, gender or sexual orientation. Protests demanding racial equality on college campuses have erupted across the country in recent weeks. They have spread from Yale to the University of Missouri to Claremont McKenna College, right down the street. Different schools across the…