January 16, 2019

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Sep.28, 2017

    What is Trump’s Foreign Policy?

      by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff Now that the dust has settled from President Trump’s chaotic United Nations address last week, confused onlookers have been trying to decipher what exactly is the president’s stance on foreign policy. Was the…

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  • Politics | Sep.28, 2017

    Parents Are Dreamers Too: Changing the Conversation About Immigration

    by Hannah Paxton ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor Picture the student who sits next to you in the back of the classroom who you might not know very well. This student has a story to tell. This student had a gap…

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  • Opinion | Sep.21, 2017

    The Fenway Four: Stepping Up and Speaking Out

    by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff The rather shocking appearance of a banner reading “Racism is as American as Baseball” at Fenway Park last Wednesday not only stunned the onlookers at baseball’s oldest ballpark, but also underscored an important message…

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  • Opinion | Sep.21, 2017

    Free Speech or Hate Speech?

    by Bridget Blain ’19 Opinion Staff Throughout the election and now several months into the presidency of Donald Trump, the current political climate has often been compared to living in a dystopian novel, such as 1984 or Fahrenheit 451. Trump’s…

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  • Opinion | Sep.14, 2017

    Trump Targets Minority Groups in U.S.

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff Anyone who has been on the Internet lately would know that the Trump administration cut the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Policy, or DACA, on Tuesday, September 5. The policy, which began in 2012,…

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  • Opinion | Sep.14, 2017

    Trump: It’s Time To Talk Climate Change

    by Sarah Kelley ’18 Opinion Co-Editor Over the past weekend, President Trump’s tweet, “Hurricane Irma is of epic proportion, perhaps bigger than we have ever seen…Federal G is ready!” caught my eye. I could not ignore the irony of this…

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  • Opinion | Sep.14, 2017

    Fire and Fury in North Korea

    by Laura Arango ’20 Opinion Staff With two world wars already under our belt, the United States may very well be on the verge of a third one. Our infamous president Donald Trump made headlines on Aug. 9 for his…

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  • Opinion | Aug.31, 2017

    The Power of Presidential Language

    by Hannah Paxton ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor Language matters—especially that of the political leader of this country. Words have the power to build and destroy, to praise and condemn, to confront and evade. With his comment about the statue removal…

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  • Opinion | Aug.31, 2017

    Moving Forward: Remove Confederate Statues

    by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff The decisions of many cities, states, and universities to remove Confederate statues has polarized America. A stone carving of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, for instance, still has significant meaning for people from both…

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  • Opinion | May.04, 2017

    100 Days of Trump

    by Taylor Godfrey ’19 Opinion Co-Editor While it seems like only yesterday everyone watched a very rain-soaked and supposedly well-attended inauguration, we have now reached the 100th (or rather 105th by the date of this publication) day of Donald Trump’s…

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