Progressives lacked unity on Super Tuesday

Progressives lacked unity on Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday showed that a compromise between moderates and progressives was never going to be the result.

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ALABAMA'S PSUEDO WAR ON PORN

ALABAMA'S PSUEDO WAR ON PORN

Porn has not created a systemic public health crisis in Alabama. Despite this, the Alabama Senate passed a resolution declaring that porn has created a public health crisis.

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STUDENTS ARE NOT LACKING 'GRIT'

STUDENTS ARE NOT LACKING 'GRIT'

Kaleidescope guest author, Patik Yedla argues that students today are lazy and uncaring when it comes to their higher education, when the truth couldn’t be farther from it. Most students are not lazy by choice but rather because they are overworked and have too little time.

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The Voting System Needs to Change

THE VOTING SYSTEM NEEDS TO CHANGE

It’s primary season and there’s a lot of discussion regarding how they work and how voting contributes to or inhibits our democracy. The major issue that arises with caucuses is that they take place during the workday. Voters have to set aside a large amount of time for them, which is problematic for service workers.

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The Joker Proves To Be No Joke

THE JOKER PROVES TO BE NO JOKE

To compare Heath Ledger and Joaquin Phoenix, who is better? Honestly, it can feel like making a comparison is a mistake because the way the two actors play the character and the way the character was written for the two films is almost entirely different, and it really depends more on what you might be looking for.

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Love Yourself How You Loved Them

LOVE YOURSELF HOW YOU LOVED THEM

Handling grief in the wake of a sudden death is the toughest thing to process in the moment. Learning to cope with that pain and respond to normal and abnormal grief reactions immediately will help save you from further hurt.

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A Degree Is More Than A Diploma

IMPEACHMENT IS THE ONLY OPTION

The idea of institutional retention may seem simple on its surface. One might just think that retention is walking around with a backpack the entire day from class to class, listening to some graduate student or professor ramble on for upwards of one hour. This is simply a misconception. Institutional retention is a dedication to education, whether it is our own education or not, and recognizing its value while in pursuit of the goal of lifelong learning.

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Criminalization of Self-Defense

CRIMINALIZATION OF SELF-DEFENSE

Sex trafficking and sexual assault victims are often prosecuted under prostitution laws or for defending themselves from their attackers. This is a problem that many underaged victims face.

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It's Up to the American People Now

OPINION| IT'S UP TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE NOW

For only the third time in this nation’s history, an impeachment trial of the President of The United States is underway in the Senate. It is a monumental step towards recognizing the corruption of our current president. It is not, however, a step that will be executed in the manner that it should.

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War Memes Disregard Peace

OPINION| WAR MEMES DISREGARD PEACE

Memes about the draft and a potential World War III have become increasingly popular following the assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. These memes are highly inappropriate because they exclude the narrative of Iranian people and the violence that they face due to the hawkish rhetoric of Donald Trump.

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The Problem Will Not Stop at Australia

THE PROBLEM WILL NOT STOP AT AUSTRALIA

Over 25 million acres of land have already burned across the Australian continent. It is a destructive, once in a lifetime sort of event that resembles a plague more than a traditional fire season. Unfortunately, it also looks like it may become the new normal.

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Let's Let Our Differences Unite Us

LET'S LET OUR DIFFERENCES UNITE US

In my last letter to the editor, on the first day of school of this school year, I challenged my fellow Blazers to keep an open mind. In the spirit of the new year, I want to issue a new challenge; use your differences to expand your community.

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