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The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

Sarah Rogers, Opinion Editor

January 17, 2017

  Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. The conservative elephant walking around a liberal arts college proudly proclaiming she plans to be a journalist. I am the elephant. While I identify as an Independent, I would be lying if I said my views do not fall mostly with the cons...

People come first, politics come second

Gavin Gaddis, Opinion Editor

December 2, 2015

One of humanity’s greatest qualities is our ability to help others, even at the detriment of personal comfort. Volunteers will rush to sites of natural disasters to help rebuild, clean former combat zones of dangerous material or donate blood to help offset an epidemic at a moment’s notice. Yet, t...

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