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Debates, death top world headlines

Debates, death top world headlines

October 18, 2015

  128 Killed in Bombing at Pro-Peace Rally at Ankara, Turkey According to the Peoples’ Democratic Party in Turkey, two bombings in the Turkish c...

Clinton, Sanders dominate first Democratic presidential debate

Clinton, Sanders dominate first Democratic presidential debate

October 13, 2015

Offering a respite from the circus that the Republican presidential race has become, the comparatively thin Democratic field of candidates took the stage...

Republican primary presidential debate highlights candidates, personal attacks

Republican primary presidential debate highlights candidates, personal attacks

September 18, 2015

From the earliest moments of the first round of the September 16th Republican primary presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, it...

May Day Brings Occupy Out of Hibernation

May Day Brings Occupy Out of Hibernation

May 7, 2012

Last week we saw the arrival of May 1st, also known as May Day. Around the world, May Day is celebrated as a holiday in the name of the labor movement. ...

Santorum Makes Impact, But Bows Out Before Pennsy Primary

Santorum Makes Impact, But Bows Out Before Pennsy Primary

April 12, 2012

On Tuesday April 10th, Rick Santorum’s dreams for a spot in the Oval office washed away as he announced the end of his campaign. This startling announceme...

Editorial: Not So Saintly Actions Reveal Darker Side of Pro Sports

Jason Conaway, Staff Writer

April 11, 2012

Filed under National Views, Opinion, Top Stories

Professional football has become one of the biggest spectator sports in the country, with multiple network television deals, sellout crowds all over the country, huge jersey sales and a huge video game franchise. The National Football League brings in huge revenue, but something going on between the lines threatens the entire empire. The New Orleans Saints bounty scandal...

“Stand Your Ground Law” Doesn’t Stack Up

“Stand Your Ground Law” Doesn’t Stack Up

March 23, 2012

Self defense laws are important to protect the safety of citizens, but isn’t a law that ultimately states that a weapon can be used in any confrontation...

Health Care Mandate The Right Move

Health Care Mandate The Right Move

March 5, 2012

Recently, the Obama administration released a mandate that would force religiously funded organizations (such as schools, but not churches themselves)...

The Broken Record of Drug Abuse

Jessica Paradysz, Staff Writer

February 16, 2012

Filed under National Views

Increasingly it is becoming the norm to hear about singers dying from drug related reasons, and Whitney Houston is no exception. The pop siren’s career reached its pinnacle in the 80s and 90s with her songs such as “I Will Always Love You” and “How Will I Know” leading the charts. Ironically, her songs experienced a revival in popularity as a result of her death at...

Presidental Politics – Based on Logic or Looks?

Alison Wallach, Staff Writer

February 1, 2012

Filed under National Views

Quick, on a scale of one to ten rate each Presidential candidate based on appearance, one being the equivalent of a slug, and ten rivaling People’s “Sexiest Man Alive of 2011,” Bradley Cooper. That task probably wasn’t as challenging as it would’ve been a hundred years ago before American citizens had access to thousands of Google images and before candidates received...

Giffords Steps Down But Not Out

Jessica Paradysz, Staf Writer

January 27, 2012

Filed under National Views

The public has been embracing Gabrielle Giffords, yet despite her charming popularity, she has announced she is stepping down from her role as an Arizona representative in Congress. Giffords contributes this decision to how she needs more time to continue with her recovery and believes that it is only fair to resign over a year after the shooting. Her only appearance at the...

Cruise Ship Captain Under Fire

Sam Blurton, Staff Writer

January 18, 2012

Filed under National Views

Last night footage flooded media outlets of scenes hauntingly reminiscent of James Cameron’s 1997 hit Titanic, as the cruise liner, part of the Carnival Cruise fleet, was shown tipping onto its side late Friday night off of the coast of Italy. Almost as shocking as the crash was how Captain Francesco Schettino handled the situation. According to evidence found on Faceb...

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