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Posts published in “Opinion”

Death of a Salesman

  If I were President Obama, I might be asking myself, “How did I get here?” “What happened to those chanting masses? Where are all…

Hasty Military Maneuvers

The global community continues to hear about the escalating conflict between Russia and Ukraine. At the NATO summit in Wales on September 5th, Prime Minister…

China’s Costly Inaction

It is in China’s interest as of late to start exerting real influence over North Korea. China has been wary of alienating its long-time ally…

The Politics of the Hyphen

In a speech from 1916, Teddy Roosevelt boldly claimed, “There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism. When I refer to hyphenated Americans,…

Gerrymandering and the Government Shutdown

  The recent government shutdown has severely shaken the American people’s faith in their government (even more so than before), and has people wondering “what…

Hope for the 12 Million: A Path to Citizenship

Since the failure of the DREAM Act back in 2010, we have yet to see any meaningful or progressive immigration reform policy. While legislation like…

The Snub Heard ‘Round China

My mom and I seldom talk about politics because of the language barrier and also because I need her to pay my tuition. But a…