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Ending Racism Does Not Begin With Closing SAE

College fraternities and sororities are known for their rowdy behavior: stripping naked and running across campus in the dark, partying through the night, and even binge drinking. But does being outright racist cross the line? After the release of a … Continue reading

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Controversy Threatens to Sink Obamacare

Every President of the United States has had some sort of legacy that marked their time in office. For Lincoln, it was the Emancipation Proclamation. For Roosevelt, there was the New Deal and victory in World War II. And for … Continue reading

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Bachelor degrees at two-year schools enrich education

Community colleges are doing the right thing and offering four-year degrees at a two-year school price. Continue reading

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No to bachelor’s degrees at community colleges

Completing a bachelor’s degree at a community college does not ensure a job. You get what you pay for.

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Muslim lives matter

“No one in the United States of America should ever be targeted because of who they are, what they look like, or how they worship,” said Obama.#MuslimLivesMatter has been trending on Twitter.

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Firing Brian Williams

If NBC wants to at least project an image of morals, ethics, and most importantly credibility, they have to fire Brian Williams as news anchor of NBC Nightly News.“The floor of the Chinook helicopter shook as it entered fire. In … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL: Students have right to more say in commencement speaker

It looks like the Board has, once again, put its foot in its mouth. At last Wednesday night’s Board meeting, Student Trustee Marshall Lewis emphasized the need for more student input in the selection of a speaker this time around. … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey: The Epitome of a Feminist Movie

Whether you like it or hate it, you have to admit that America’s popular culture and sexual fantasy have been recently revolving around “Fifty Shades of Grey.” The three-part book series published by Random House has sold 100 million copies … Continue reading

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Throwing shade at ‘Grey’

There’s nothing more romantic than sexually charged torture, right? At least that seems to be the message behind “Fifty Shades of Grey,” with its copious amount of BDSM-related scenes. The movie, based on the first installment of the “Fifty Shades” … Continue reading

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Editorial: Students have the right to know, even if it jeopardizes a career

Two weeks ago, Coleman Griffith was the latest in a long line of faculty members exiled to paid administrative leave. Senior Vice President Robert Bell, who told the Courier about Griffith’s leave, retracted his statement, saying that it was a violation of Griffith’s confidentiality. The truth of the matter is that students deserve to be told when and why a faculty member is put on leave, even at the cost of the professor’s reputation. Continue reading

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