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Another sexist comment from Trump is discouraging, unacceptable

October 5, 2018

After another sexist remark in a long line of misogynistic behavior from our country’s president, I am even more discouraged. On Monday, Oct. 1, President Donald Trump held a press conference in the...

Reflection on Trump’s first days

Saadia Akhtar April 26, 2017

This Saturday will mark President Trump’s 100th day in office.The American tradition of judging a president’s first 100 days originates from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s revolutionary actions...

Electoral College disregards direct influence

Dalton Stokes March 30, 2017

The United States of America is a country of the people, for the people and by the people. Those are some of the country’s most heeded words in its history.The Electoral College undermines this notion....

Bowling Green mourns massacre victims

Bailey Vandiver February 13, 2017

The Bowling Green Massacre was a tragic event that affected many families in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area. The community truly joined together to work through such a difficult time.Okay, not really.When...

Citizens urged to look past fear in light of travel ban

Aayat Ali February 6, 2017

“When I lock the doors of my home at night, it is not because I hate the people outside my home. I lock them out because I love the people inside my home.”This supposed heartfelt sentiment of Donald...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

“Alternative facts” stretch truth until broken

Savon Gray January 27, 2017

Kellyanne Conway, President Donald Trump’s official counselor, rattled the brains of nearly every logically thinking person as she referred to a blatant lie as an “alternative fact.”In an interview...

Trump’s success

Kat Manouchehri January 22, 2017

I am of Middle Eastern descent. I am a woman. I believe in equality for all genders, sexes and races. I identify with conservatives. I voted for Donald Trump, and I am proud to call him the President of...

Women’s march protests peacefully

Saadia Akhtar January 22, 2017

It all started with a Facebook post from a lawyer in Hawaii. Teresa Shook created an event for a march on Washington, D.C. around the inauguration.By the next day, it had reached over 10,000 people. This...

Inauguration inspires despite protest

Matt Smith January 22, 2017

Every four years, Jan. 20 is a special day for all who hold our democratic process dear. In an often underappreciated ritual, the current administration hands off power to the duly elected incoming administration...

Trump’s failure

Dalton Stokes January 22, 2017

Donald Trump’s promises to the American people have been inconsistent at best, which is interesting seeing how his supporters praise him for speaking his mind. This makes it near impossible to know what...

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