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Addressing Voter Ignorance: What Would a Mandatory Civic Literacy Test Look Like?

Olivia O'Donnell, Columnist

March 29, 2018

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It appears as though no stone has been left unturned in discerning Mr. Trump’s capacity to govern the United States of America as president: time and time again, he has shown himself to be an inept leader who incites his ba...

Election Day Offers Solidarity Amidst a Fractured Country

Olivia O'Donnell, Community Writer

February 12, 2018

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With the rise of Trump came the dismantling of the democratic safeguards and the shattering of established norms. The expectations of a political figure to be poised, trustworthy, and civically aware crumbled, replaced by an ...

Opinion: Jemele Hill, ESPN, and the NFL Controversy

Marley Morton, Columnist

November 6, 2017

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 Jemele Hill, an ESPN personality SportsCenter host, was suspended for two weeks over a tweet. Hill, who is a 41 year old African-American woman, was already forced to apologize earlier this fall after calling President Trump a...

The Importance of Politics

Olivia O'Donnell, Columnist

November 6, 2017

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    “Yale, where do you stand?” the stark white letters brazenly read.      Unlike the various other posters hung one after another on a noticeboard at the university’s campus, this perfervid question dema...

Will Journalism Survive the Modern World?

Cecilia Ergueta, Columnist

November 6, 2017

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          “You are the future.” Whether spoken half-jestingly, proudly, emphatically, or even desperately, these words grew to become “old news” at the 2017 Al Neuharth Journalism and Free Spirit Conference. The fiv...

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