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R-MC students make early stands in support of 2016 presidential hopefuls

R-MC students make early stands in support of 2016 presidential hopefuls

Politics, Politics and Opinions August 15, 2015 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

It’s very early in the 2016 presidential primary season, but many candidates have already made their presence known and have started to make the case for why they should be elected president in 2016. Hillary Clinton will now face challenger Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary, and a host ofRead More

Opinion: blinded by the times on marriage

Opinion: blinded by the times on marriage

Opinions, Politics and Opinions August 15, 2015 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

America’s culture is not an artifact preserved in a museum; it is very much alive. As members of the Millennial generation, we have been catalysts for a seismic cultural shift that has taken hold across America. For 54 percent of Americans, no longer is it accepted that Americans can beRead More

Good Luck 2015 Yellow Jacket Seniors

Good Luck 2015 Yellow Jacket Seniors

Features, Senior Spotlights August 15, 2015 at 4:24 pm 0 comments

Bennie Ashton: “I’ll never stop writing and expressing my opinion. Hopefully that ‘journalistic’ perspective will come in use when I am creating more of a narrative structure or an anecdotal introduction for research papers in political science.” Heather Ramey: “I know my time on staff both as a writer andRead More

Opinion: Demonizing Baltimore rioters/protesters completely misses the point

Opinion: Demonizing Baltimore rioters/protesters completely misses the point

Opinions, Politics and Opinions May 16, 2015 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

It has become a familiar scene: burning buildings and stores being looted by incensed Americans. Some of these individuals are unable to express their anger in any other way, and others are crass opportunists promoting violence and theft at a sensitive time in our nation’s history. If we choose toRead More

With Clinton’s arrival, Dems’ primary is on

With Clinton’s arrival, Dems’ primary is on

Politics, Politics and Opinions May 16, 2015 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

On April 12, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton officially announced that she would be seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for president in 2016. Clinton’s announcement came in the form of a campaign kick-off video where the candidate was featured alongside different groups of Americans expressing their stories. “Everyday AmericansRead More

Opinion: New welfare laws are ridiculous

Opinion: New welfare laws are ridiculous

Opinions, Politics and Opinions April 23, 2015 at 1:20 am 0 comments

There’s a nasty stereotype— a skeleton in America’s closet if you will— that doesn’t seem to want to go away. According to this stereotypical view, if you’re poor and on welfare, food stamps or Medicaid, then there’s surely a reason for it. Maybe you’re poor at managing your money, maybeRead More

Obama seeks historic agreement with Iran

Obama seeks historic agreement with Iran

Politics, Politics and Opinions April 23, 2015 at 1:17 am 0 comments

On Thur., April 2, President Barack Obama took to the Rose Garden to announce that his negotiating team is working with the Iranian government to develop a “framework” for a potential deal between the U.S. and Iran. The President came to the negotiating table seeking a reduction in the nuclearRead More

Opinion: Republicans continue to shoot themselves in the foot with foreign policy

Opinion: Republicans continue to shoot themselves in the foot with foreign policy

Opinions, Politics and Opinions April 6, 2015 at 8:48 pm 0 comments

It has become clear: Republicans are not content with being “the party of no” only on domestic policy measures. They are also determined to obstruct President Obama’s foreign policy initiatives at any cost, even if that means embarrassing the United States. Instead of constructively participating in negotiations with Iran regardingRead More

OU SAE chapter suspended for video showing members singing a racist chant

OU SAE chapter suspended for video showing members singing a racist chant

Politics and Opinions April 6, 2015 at 8:43 pm 0 comments

On Monday, March 9, the 100 members of the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) chapter were suspended as a result of a video that captured SAE members singing a racist song on a bus, The Washington Post reported.   A video posted by Twitter account @ OU_Unheard, anRead More

Opinion: are constitutional conventions sacred?

Opinion: are constitutional conventions sacred?

Opinions, Politics and Opinions March 3, 2015 at 9:04 pm 0 comments

Earlier this month, the Virginia General Assembly tried to invoke a sacred part of the Constitution. So sacred, in fact, that it has never been successfully employed in the going on 228 years since the U.S. Constitution was written. Sponsors Delegate L. Scott Lingamfelter and Ryan T. McDougle tried unsuccessfullyRead More