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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

If the United States wants to become safer, it must re-evaluate national security

As we’ve sifted through the events of this past year, many issues that America has neglected to address have come to the surface. Some of those, like racial and gender inequality, are getting the...

Net-zero emissions won’t be achieved by scapegoating JBS

It is unreasonable to place blame on one business for the degradation of the world's current climate. However, environmentalists seem to attack particularly successful businesses, such as JBS foods, which has already stated that...

Georgia’s new election laws are a direct attack on voting rights

Republican lawmakers in Georgia have pushed voting legislation that has been described by protesters as “Jim Crow 2.0.” The new legislation that was quickly signed by current Gov. Brian Kemp will make the process...

Spring Breakers in Miami: traveling during the pandemic and police brutality

After spending over a year in quarantine, we should still be cautious when it comes to long-distance and nonessential travel. Over the spring break holiday, Miami had a large influx of people coming into...

As American Jesuits are paying racial reparations, other missionary religions should follow their lead

In the middle of March, the Jesuits of America pledged to give $100 million to racial healing organizations. The motivator for this was their partnership with the GU272 Descendants Association, which seeks to remember...

Enough is enough — we must ban assault rifles now

At the time of writing, at least 20 mass shootings have occurred since the Atlanta hate crime on March 16 which left eight people dead. With these tragedies, the Biden administration has begun to...

Skeptics spread irrational fear and misinformation about the COVID-19 virus

Although the world had been pondering over when the COVID-19 vaccine would be released and available for everyone, there were a good few who were still skeptical. Despite ex-Vice President Mike Pence publicly receiving...

We missed out on the $15 minimum wage increase

Joe Biden’s presidency offered hope for extensive change in the nation. One of the many measures that we looked forward to was the American Rescue Plan. Many proposals were added to the plan; however,...

Censoring is not the answer — penalizing is

Republican Senator Ted Cruz consistently finds himself facing controversy, this time saying that he believes Democrats want “illegal aliens” and “child molesters'' to vote. His vile claims seem to be advocating for voter suppression...

Hypersexualization of Asian women in the media leads to harmful consequences

Asian women have suffered a history of being overly sexualized by Americans. Although this notion has come to light in recent weeks, it has always been present throughout the centuries. And in many old...