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Deconstructing Obama’s Nuclear Overhaul: Countdown to Zero

Rachel Falek, Editor In Chief

April 28, 2016

Fists rose up in protest as over a hundred demonstrators clung to signs displaying the words “No $1 Trillion Nuclear Arsenal.” Protesters chanted “Zero nukes” and “What does democracy look like? This is what democracy...

The Home Front: Where the Recession Really Matters

Richard Phillips

April 9, 2016

If the recession ended a year ago, why does it feel like our economy is still in shambles? Turn on any news station and you will be bombarded with people and institutions to blame. It’s the Obama administration’s fault. It’s t...

Get Serious: Stop Ridiculing the Tea Party

Peter Harrison

April 5, 2016

It is time to take the Tea Party seriously. No, really.Kneejerk ridicule of the Tea Party movement is easy, entertaining and commonplace. But it can no longer be an acceptable reply to a real movement that has penetrated a lar...

Artistry as Activism: DarkMatter Performs at AU

Rachel Falek, Editor In Chief

February 24, 2016

The lights flash on. Two people meander on stage, and one begins an Indian chant while the other softly repeats, “Rewind my body. There is something I need to show you. I am only here, because my people survived.” Then th...

Opinion ||: Making America Great Again: Moving Past Religious Discrimination

ZiQing Low

February 8, 2016

The United States is a nation of immigrants, yet racism and xenophobia permeate throughout society. Most people have a strong reluctance to acknowledge discrimination and even if they do, it is done in such a roundabout manner ...

Linking Suspension & Incarceration:Cuffing the Kids

Evangeline Lacroix, Editor in Chief

December 9, 2015

It’s the unruly students in the corner of a classroom, the ones who tell fart jokes instead of math answers. Who disobey and talk back to adults. These are the students that teachers rarely know what to do with. They are th...