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In Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton: America got the Flawed Candidates it Deserved

Danny Gardner, Opinion Editor

September 29, 2016

Congratulations America, we did it! After a long and grueling primary process, we finally chose the two candidates for President of the United States. It was not easy, and the eventual nominees couldn't have been more, and less, predictable. The people we picked are perhaps the most flawed nominees in...

The Burnt Halls of Washington

Ben Ashmore, Opinion Editor

June 6, 2016

Washington, D.C. is the engine that runs America. But what if that engine is old and rusty?  You couldn't trust that engine if you push the gas over 2000 RPMS or even get up to any speed higher than 62 mph;  the dashboard will start nervously shaking and the engine might begin to smoke. This is...

Over a Year Later, the Deflategate Controversy Still Reigns on

Chris Lim, Staff Writer

June 6, 2016

Although the pinnacle of deflategate's popularity has most likely passed, Roger Goodell reopened the case to yet again try and establish his power in the NFL. Tom Brady now faces a suspension for a quarter of the regular season, 4 games, and is a target for blame once again. Brady still had the chance...

Hillary Clinton for President: An “injustice to the American people”

Daniel Gardner, Opinion Editor

June 6, 2016

Here's a hypothetical situation: Person X is running for President of the United States. This same person was a former First Lady, her husband nearly impeached for perjury. As Secretary of State, this person was accused of having advanced knowledge of an attack on an embassy in Libya that left four...

HB2-Law: The New Jim Crow?

Anna Lobemeyer, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

Same sex marriage was legalized on Friday, June 26th, 2015. Since then, many have argued, “You guys have gay marriage, what more could you want?” I might as well entertain this question and then compare it with the current state of North Carolina and Mississippi. What more could the LGBT com...

Hillary Clinton: “…one who ought not be trusted…”

Andrew Sipper, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

There are those who truly believe that Hillary Clinton is the best choice to lead our republic and is better than Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, or Bernard Sanders.  Of course, when deciding who to support, a candidate's positions on issues an important area of interest. Questioning her position on important...

Primaries: The Good and the Bad

Daniel Botta, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

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

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

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

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...