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Affirmative action advances racial equality in education

Affirmative action benefits anyone who is not a Caucasian male. There is a misconception that African-Americans are the only group that benefits from affirmative...

Santorum should study the issues more

Rick Santorum is an interesting case. He is a candidate who would have never been nominated if the Republican Party wasn’t so desperate to...

Congress should act more responsibly with legislation

It is understood by many Americans that SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act a.k.a. Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic...

Congress sets trends of overreaction

It is understood by many Americans that SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act a.k.a. Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic...

Bus tour should be mandatory

I have attended university trips that have made me ponder the realities of the world, question my faith and even generate emotions I have...

Calls for secession unfounded and unpatriotic

Although I am certainly both, I would say I am an American before I would say I am a Texan.

I am a part of a union and thus I believe in working to solve a national crisis rather than "running away" from it.



After reading the statements of Gov. Rick Perry and some of my fellow Texans, I must say I feel rather confused. Secede? These are chants from either frustrated extremists or ignorant protesters.

Somali piracy calls for international action

It is difficult to believe that among the 21st century conflicts that our generation faces - such as the mad dash for alternative energy - that piracy would still be a problem.

But when a nation such as Somalia exists practically without a government, anything is possible. On Sunday, Navy Seals saved Capt. Richard Phillips from Somali pirates after President Barack Obama authorized lethal force if Phillips looked to be in imminent danger. It was an order that was praised by many and criticized by few.

Obama’s cool demeanor good for foreign policy

President Barack Obama seems to be rather calm about the serious global issues he faces.It would seem that as soon as the president was...

Marijuana prohibition two-faced

The March 8 death of University of Kansas student Jason Wren from alcohol poisoning raised a question in my mind: Why is it legal...

Rihanna incident calls attention to national problem

Chris Brown's brutal assault on Rihanna shocked fans and resulted in a stir of public opinion regarding his fate. The barbarity of the attack...
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