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Opinion: An Open Letter to Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton
A student’s perspective on what could have been
November 22, 2020
I would have enjoyed it all: the firsts, the break-down of stereotypes, and prejudices. You could have been the first female president, the first female on ANY United States presidential ticket, for that matter, and you could have been the one that happened to me in my lifetime.

Opinion: The “Latino vote” does not exist

I Voted Stickers Photo by Jon Elswick/AP
Not all Latinos vote the same and people need to understand that
November 19, 2020

As one of the largest minority voting groups in the United States, it is no surprise that the Latino vote has grown in importance since the 2016 presidential election. Yet despite its rising impact, presidential...

Opinion: Gen Z, The Political Zealots

Emma Gonzalez speaking at a gun control rally on Feb. 17, 2018
November 10, 2020

When I think about the current political climate, I think of the ancient land of Canaan and the period of the Second Temple. For any ancient history fans out there, this was around 530 BCE to 70 CE.  The...

Opinion: Mail-in voting is risky but not because of voter fraud

A Kansas advance mail-in ballot is seen Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Overland Park, Kan. Record numbers of ballots are being cast by mail-in ballots and early voting ahead of the November election
Although voters in California received their ballots by mail this year, it is important that they still vote in person.
October 21, 2020

Mail-in ballots — a controversial topic that’s captivated the internet and social media, leaving many people unsure of how they should cast their vote in the upcoming presidential election.  In...

Opinion: A Message To Bernie or Busters

Opinion: A Message To Bernie or Busters
October 15, 2020
Every single person who cares about the preservation of democracy in our country needs to vote and vote for Biden. Even if you don’t like him. 

Opinion: Why Can’t We Work Together?

Having different opinions doesn’t mean we aren’t able to listen to each other
September 23, 2020
Having different opinions doesn’t mean we aren’t able to listen to each other

Opinion: Government-run Healthcare: Not Quite the Right Medicine for All

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September 22, 2020

A system in which healthcare in the United States is funded by the government, costs less and covers all seems almost too good to be true and that’s probably because it is. The truth is that government-run...

Opinion: This Is Not a Political Issue, This is a Human Rights Issue #BlackLivesMatter

The Kook was decorated with posters and photos to those lost to racial violence
June 3, 2020

“I can’t breathe.” These last haunting words of George Perry Floyd and Eric Garner —Black men who died in police custody—have been echoed by millions of Black Lives Matter protesters as they...

Opinion: Cancel The College Board

The College Board: SDA's favorite non-profit organization, but the 'non' is silent.
June 3, 2020

AP exams: the biggest advantage or the biggest scam? The answer to that question depends entirely on our corporate overlord and best friend, The College Board. The College Board was established in 1900...

Staying motivated while working from home

Getting work done from home needs a positive attitude and a clean workspace.
May 18, 2020

If you’re anything like me, you’re all too familiar with the scene of sitting down at your laptop to do your homework and quickly becoming swept away by Instagram notifications, that one video YouTube...

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