Opinion

Columns, Opinion

Column: US must confront racist speech in politics
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Column: US must confront racist speech in politics

America has the opportunity to make things right so as to move forward productively on the key issues that split Americans fundamentally. That opportunity means evaluating our long history of brutality in the name of liberty to change what it means to the diverse portrait of Americans that make up the country today.

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Editorials, Opinion

Editorial: Birthright citizenship must be protected
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Editorial: Birthright citizenship must be protected

As students of higher education it is imperative that we adhere to a standard of literacy and understanding to the framework that informs our nation’s government.

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Opinion, Sports

Op-ed: Coach Madigan’s letter to the DogHouse
Head Coach Jim Madigan sends a thank you to the DogHouse. / Photo by Brian Bae

Op-ed: Coach Madigan’s letter to the DogHouse

I wanted to reach out and thank each and every one of you for your tremendous enthusiasm at last Thursday’s game against Boston University. Your energy was palpable from the opening puck drop to the final second of overtime, on a Thursday no less!

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Cartoons, Opinion

Cartoon: Gun control in America
News illustration by Pete McKay.

Cartoon: Gun control in America

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Columns, Opinion

Column: How did we get here?

Column: How did we get here?

What gets less attention, in the magnitude of hate, violence and bigotry there is today, is the kindness, love and solidarity that combats it in simple, everyday actions.

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Editorials, Opinion

Editorial: Violent rhetoric must end

Editorial: Violent rhetoric must end

We at The News affirm that white supremacy lies at the root of systemic oppression against marginalized communities. As we grieve and process the events in Pittsburgh, we must also mobilize.

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Cartoons, Opinion

News illustration by Pete McKay.
News illustration by Pete McKay.

Cartoon: Playground rules

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Editorials, Opinion

Editorial: Freedom of the press must be protected
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Editorial: Freedom of the press must be protected

We, as journalists and citizens, benefit from a freedom that journalists like Khashoggi died for, and it’s time we promote the same rights and protections for members of the press around the world.

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Editorials, Opinion

Editorial: We need to vote
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Editorial: We need to vote

We at The News not only encourage you to vote, but we believe it is your responsibility to do so. When Nov. 6 comes, if you will not vote for the country or for yourself, do it for those who cannot.

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Columns, Opinion

Column: We will not “whiten up”
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Column: We will not “whiten up”

Systems of racial and social control erected in modern politics and American culture reflect ingrained institutional racism that continues to fester. Minorities in America face the consequences while our white counterparts reap the benefits.

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