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The Identitarian Left and the Alt-Right are Equally Racist

Bryce Dunio ’22, Opinion Columnist

April 11, 2019

In 2019, two views of the current state of America can generally be said to dominate the political environment. To many Americans, we have the collective privilege of living in a nation where clean water is an expectation, grocery...

A Response to Absurdity

Kevin Ssonko ’20, Opinion Columnist

April 11, 2019

The story of modern conservative thought is the story of telling lies. These lies can be about any number of things. Sometimes the lies are about masculinity, race, or the economic system. But nonetheless all of it is lies. In...

Ignorance of the Evangelical Right

Mason McIntyre ’22, Guest Columnist

April 11, 2019

It is hard to square the political circle that evangelical Christians, on the right, do every day. According to a Pew Research Study, a large majority of classified evangelical groups side with the Republican Party and their agenda....

More on the Green New Deal

Mike Kozinski, Opinion Columnist

April 11, 2019

On March 26th, the Green New Deal was rejected by U.S. Senate. 57 senators, including three Democrats and one independent who caucuses with the Democrats in the Senate, voted against the legislation. The other 43 senators, all...

A Call to Improve the Conversation

Ian White ’19, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019

When I was in middle school, I started taking an interest in current events and politics. Every night, my parents and I would sit in front of the family TV and watch The Newshour with Jim Lehrer, and on Friday nights, we would...

“Linda, Linda Listen”

Marcus Witherspoon ’20, Associate Opinion Editor

April 11, 2019

Listening to actually hear what someone has to say versus listening with the intention to reply is one the easiest, yet hardest things to do. On one side, all you have to do is listen to someone and process what they’re saying...

Keep the Government out of Social Media

Shane Shuma ’22, Opinion Columnist

April 4, 2019

Last week Mark Zuckerberg called for more governmental regulation of his company, Facebook. Zuckerberg stated that he believed there needed to be a more active role for governments when it comes to privacy and regulating the Internet....

Art and Auschwitz: A Perspective on Sue Coe from a Jewish Trout Employee

Sam Waltman ’20, Guest Writer

April 4, 2019

When I was 11, my family visited Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. At the end of the museum was the Hall of Names, a large open room with bookshelves full of binders, each containing names and details of victims...

Modern Reparations are Logically and Fundamentally Flawed

Bryce Dunio ’22, Opinion Columnist

April 4, 2019

The Democratic party’s apparent ideological split between Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ far-left wing and Nancy Pelosi’s more moderate wing has resulted in a wide array of candidates fighting for the 2020 nomination. In an effort...

Straightening The Facts Up: A Fact-Based Response to “Keep Your Hands Off my Wallet”

Maia Baker ’19, Opinion Columnist

March 28, 2019

Do you believe in women’s bodily autonomy? Do you understand what taxes are for? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you would have understood “Keep Your Hands Off: Why Women Need Access to Reproductive...

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