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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Sex and the White House: Have we become desensitized?

Not since the Clinton presidency has sex been so prominent in American politics. It was after his famous claim that he "did not have sexual relations with that woman” that Clinton was charged with...

Why voters can hope for improvement in how they vote

California officials are considering making a transition to elections conducted exclusively by mail. In recent years, more than half the ballots cast in California’s elections have been submitted by mail. This year’s election in...

SpaceShipTwo’s crash is not the end of commercial spaceflight

American culture is obsessive in its seemingly singular desire to possess what it doesn’t already own. While immensely problematic at times (see: Manifest Destiny), this striving has also led to great strides in the...

Hope on the horizon for the undocumented dreamer

There are an estimated 11.1 million undocumented immigrants currently residing in the United States. They have made significant sacrifices, risked their lives crossing borders, accepted below minimum wage, all in the hopes that one...

Brown and beautiful: the color-based beauty standards of Asian culture are grossly outdated

Equating skin color to power, success and beauty has been a continuous issue for many cultures. However, while most other cultures have been able to move with the times and find other traits to...

“Halloween: A rightfully sexy, sexy holiday for the millennials”

Halloween is just around the corner and we are once again visited by classic costumes such as sexy nurse, sexy schoolgirl and even sexy nun. Along with these revealing outfits come criticisms concerning the...

Op-Ed: Reframing campus free speech debates, creating conditions for desirable education

Debates about “free speech” rage on college campuses today. That the contours of these debates differ from the issues that gave rise to the Free Speech Movement in Berkeley circa 1964 is obvious. What’s...