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The Problem With Re-Elections

(2) Comments | Posted June 28, 2012 | 3:18 PM

For awhile now, I've had some qualms about political incumbents, re-elections, and multiple terms. The whole concept just doesn't sit well with me.

For all intents and purposes, I'm going to focus on the problems concerning presidents who are embarking on their second term in office, as that's where the...

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Real World Realization

(0) Comments | Posted June 1, 2012 | 3:15 PM

Yesterday, I read a short essay that has been spreading like wildfire throughout the country. Just days after graduating from Yale, Marina Keegan's promising young life was cut tragically short in a car accident, but not before her essay, "The Opposite of Loneliness," was shared at her school's...

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How Do They Get Those Stars?

(6) Comments | Posted May 8, 2012 | 1:15 PM

Please do not mistake this post for being scattered... What with final papers, exams, and projects, I've been relying on the occasional celebrity announcement to procrastinate. One story in particular caught my eye -- Scarlett Johansson received a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Although I respect her...

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How Far Do First Amendment Rights Go?

(6) Comments | Posted April 11, 2012 | 3:49 PM

Recently, Camp Pendleton's Sgt. Gary Stein has been under fire from Marine Corps officials, the Pentagon and the public audience. After creating a Facebook group that criticized President Barack Obama, it's being suggested that Stein be given something other than an honorable discharge.

After reading this article in...

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Social Media: Home of the Debate

(7) Comments | Posted April 4, 2012 | 12:04 PM

In light of the controversies that surround presidential primaries, so-called humanitarian movements, and hot-button crimes, it seems as though social media has become the primary platform for debate.

Back in my high school days (which weren't all that long ago), I'd sit in my AP Government class, and spend a...

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