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Sunday, October 20, 2019

KFC’s dating simulation game is their attempt at entering the great chicken rush

The great chicken sandwich rush of 2019 dominated social media over the summer. People were in line for hours, eagerly waiting to get their hands on one of Popeyes’ chicken sandwiches. Employees barely had...

Nuking the stigma around nuclear power

The phrase “nuclear power” often brings to mind images of mushroom clouds forming over the ruins of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. That being said, nuclear technology is still a green power source and the stigma...

China’s 70th year anniversary milestone is a resounding victory over Western aggression

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, Chinese President Xi Jinping oversaw the largest military parade and cultural celebration in modern Chinese history. The event, dubbed the “Great Rejuvenation of the Chinese People and the Motherland,” featured...

The joke is on us: cancel culture does society more harm than good

Not a month went by in 2018 in which the words “cancel culture” weren’t brought up in some capacity. The term refers to a widespread internet phenomenon involving the exposure and boycott of a...

The importance of understanding climate change’s evil twin: ocean acidification

The ocean absorbs about 30% of airborne carbon dioxide which results in a reduction in airborne carbon. This sounds good in theory, but it has a drawback; the oceans are becoming more acidic at...

Cloudy judgment: Trump’s vaping ban is destined to fail

In the wake of six deaths and hundreds of hospitalizations related to consumption of vaping products, President Donald Trump announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes on Sept. 11. Trump has instructed the Food...

Pluralism is the answer to political violence in the Trump era

Political violence in this country is on the rise and the U.S. is in a time of great political extremism. Average American voters on both sides of the political spectrum are taking to the...

The media must not forget the Hong Kong protestors

The streets of Hong Kong swell with the rage of angry protestors, and that rage doesn’t seem any closer to pacification than it was back when the protests started this past June. Said protestors...

The way California funds public education needs to change

The way California funds public education leaves much to be desired. The state has created a system that perpetuates class divides by favoring the rich and neglecting the poor. In the wake of massive...

Partisanship matters in impeachment

There have been three publicized instances of impeachment proceedings against sitting American presidents: those of Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton. While the House of Representatives voted to impeach Johnson and Clinton, the...