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Primaries: The Good and the Bad

Daniel Botta, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The current primary elections have had everyone paying close attention, as delegates have created quite the race. The system does an outstanding job in allowing for further debates among candidates and have given the parties the chance to feel out their candidates along their respective campaign tra...

New iPhone Gun: Protection from Surrounding Danger

Christopher Lim, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

With gun limitation debates staying at the forefront of our society, another reason for controversy has complicated this ever so complex issue: the iPhone gun. This iPhone gun is lightweight, durable, and easy to attain (all it requires is a green card). This new concealed weapon holds promise to become...

Face-Off: Mr. Donald J. Trump

Daniel Gardner and Nicholas Kaczorowski

April 26, 2016

Filed under Face-Off, Opinion

The Trump Phenomenon Explained By: Daniel Gardner Donald Trump doesn't appeal to radical liberals or the reactionary conservatives; he is not true to one side. He is plain-spoken, politically incorrect, and refuses to commit himself to the Republican Party. He is the anti-Washington, the anti-esta...

Face-Off: Civil Forfeiture Law

Daniel Gardner & Nick Kaczorowski

March 7, 2016

Filed under Face-Off

Civil Forfeiture Law: Definite, Beneficial Purpose By: Daniel Gardner Opinion Editor The Civil forfeiture Law in New York allows the police to seize the assets of an individual who is arrested due to a drug-related, terrorist-related, or criminal offense. The law, while necessary, faces stro...

Democratic Primary Review: “‘Separation of church and state.'”

Anna Lobmeyer, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Before I get into the hotly debated topic of “Who will win? Democrats vs Republicans”, I would like to discuss one of the foundations America has been built upon; “Separation of church and state.” This statement is essential to this year’s election as we have so many candidates running with...

Oscars: Great actors, Great films, Problem with nominations?

Christopher Lim, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Oscars is a time in which the greatest actors and filmmakers are honored for their achievements and ability every year. From best overall actor, to best new actor, to best filmmaker, there are numerous awards that reflect who was best in the theater that year. However, a problem that continued after...

Republican Primaries: Media, Misconceptions, Harsh Political Divide

Sinead Hornak, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

As we slowly make our way towards the 2016 presidential election, the media constantly sheds light on the heated political race. There is a common thread between democratic and republican fighting forces, causing drama within the parties. Donald Trump holds the lead in the Republican Party followed by...

Security vs. Privacy: Apple against US Government

Evan Szucs, Opinion Editor

February 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion

On December 2nd of last year in San Bernardino, CA two shooters killed fourteen people and severely injured twenty-two others. The two married shooters, Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, left their baby girl with her grandmother and went on to kill and injure thirty-six people at a holiday pa...

Face-Off: Syrian Refugees in the US

Anna Lobmeyer and Joon Song

January 7, 2016

Filed under Face-Off, Opinion

Pro Letting Syrian Refugees In By: Anna Lobmeyer “History repeats itself” An age old adage that very much applies to the current situation concerning Syrian refugees. Let’s refer back to World War II. Peter Shulman, a historian at Case Western Reserve University, recently posted on Twit...

Paris Terror Attacks: What can the United States do?

James Diamond, General Staff Writer

January 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

A few weeks after the tragic terror attacks in Paris, the French government has stepped up its  role against ISIS, launching a series of new airstrikes against ISIS held territories. Public opinion has also changed in France, with recent polls stating that at least 80% of the French population would...