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Ella Gage, Opinion Editor

October 9, 2020

Every day, students scroll through their social media, through endless posts by friends, influencers, famous people, politicians, meme pages, models, sport pages, organizations, musicians—pretty much everything imaginable. Is that for better or worse? In the midst of a global pandemic, a civil r...

In a World of Chaos

In a World of Chaos

Sylvie Cao, Managing Editor

June 12, 2020

A glance at headlines and images from Reuters, Forbes, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and CNN shows a snapshot of the political and economic turmoil not just in the United States, but around the world. These tumultuous times are a result of both the global coronavirus pandemic and the tragic death of George Floyd catalyzing civic unrest in response to the centuries-old racial tensions surrounding him.

5 Good things going on in the world right now

Brianna Nelson, Entertainment Editor

June 9, 2020

As we are all aware the last few months have been rough and the world is in an unstable place. But not everything is bad, there have been a lot of good things that have happened that haven’t been talked about. 

Social engagement: COVID-19 edition

Social engagement: COVID-19 edition

Khanh Dao, Feature Editor

May 14, 2020

“We’re in this together.” Right, we’ve all heard that. But amid the sea of articles urging us all to stay home, it can be difficult to see what we really are in together besides the quarantine. That’s why it is important now more than ever to stay socially active even as we remain in relati...

Labor unions, Boeing, and COVID-19

Rachel Matteson, Staff Writer

May 12, 2020

During these uncertain times, companies around the country are making difficult decisions in order to keep their employees working and to provide them with a safe work environment. But unemployment has continued to climb, and major corporations have started to take drastic measures.  Dave Calhoun, th...

Boeing’s comeback: post-737 MAX crisis

Boeing’s comeback: post-737 MAX crisis

Nick Vanni, Beyond Liberty Editor

March 22, 2020

Due to time limitations in design, the 737 MAX was laden with issues, which was brought to light with the crashes of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, killing all 346 people aboard both planes. Since these crashes, the 737 MAX has been grounded, and a multitude of complex issues...

Coronavirus: the newest public health crisis

Coronavirus: the newest public health crisis

Ben Royce, Senior Writer

March 22, 2020

The 2019 coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China, is the latest scare in the world of infectious diseases. While it is not the first occurrence of this virus, the 2019 reemergence has caused global concern similar to that of Ebola in 2016. So what’s going on? Officials believe the respiratory illness, officially named COVID-19, came from livestock in an outdoor market in Wuh...

Electronic elections: impossible or inevitable?

Haley Archer, Senior Writer

March 22, 2020

Finally, a modern voting system fit for all Americans—or, the downfall of democracy. Online voting has been a contentious issue in elections worldwide since its debut in Estonia in 2005. Proponents of the system argue that online voting allows a greater number of people to participate in elections,...

The Mueller Report

Jency Clement and Matthew Rubenstein

May 10, 2019

On April 18th, 2019, the results of the investigation were revealed to the public in a document known as “The Mueller Report.”

The case for UBI: Why you deserve $1000 per month

Jency Clement, Beyond Liberty Editor

April 18, 2019

While some write off UBI as “communism” or “free handouts,” the idea is much more democratic and necessary than it seems.

Hasan Minhaj & Trevor Noah: informative or biased?

Jency Clement, Beyond LIberty Editor

December 26, 2018

I love Hasan Minhaj. So when I found out that Minhaj (comedian and former Daily Show correspondent) had a Netflix series, Patriot Act, I was ecstatic. I immediately logged onto Netflix and got started on the first episode, which covered Affirmative Action. The show was filled with humor and political...

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