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America needs permanent military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan

The Iraq War has spawned many unintended consequences. The rise of ISIS spread into Syria, in part causing the Syrian Migration Crisis, which has thrown the world into a state of armageddon. The influx...

Experience is easier sought and gained farther from home

One of the biggest decisions that high school seniors must make is where they will go to school after graduation. The options are many: university, vocational school, community college and more. Something that may...

’Ok boomer’: The meme that is changing the scope of politics and its participants

If someone is a frequent user of social media platforms and takes part in the trends, then they shouldn’t be a stranger to the prevalent “ok boomer” phenomena. This phrase has become a popular...

Joe Biden is the pragmatic choice for president

Considering the COVID-19 pandemic and the flaws it exposed within the federal government, 2020 is looking increasingly grim. As a result, only 17% of Americans currently trust the federal government. While neither Donald Trump...

Profits over people: UC’s allegiance to profit margins

The second day of the quarter, April 1, 2014, marked the first official day of the newly appointed UC Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Jagdeep Singh Bachher. As UC CIO, his job entails the responsibilities...

Every shopper should think about reverse engineering consumerism

I have lived off-campus for almost three years now, and this summer my parents made me clean out my old room at home so that they can store their stuff. Doing so would save...

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Is changing vending machine snacks necessary to combat obesity?

Courtesy of Pennsylvania State University Riverside tried to start a trend about a year ago of swapping junk food and sodas in vending machines, to healthier snacks such as nuts, trail mix and low fat...