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Don’t let fear undermine environmental threats

Danah Bialoruski

By Nick Voutsinos / Assistant Opinions Editor

December 14, 2015

ISIS achieved one of its main goals this year: it successfully became the world’s primary security concern. Here in the states, 70 percent of Democrats and 72 percent of Republicans view ISIS as “the number one threat to American interests,” according to the Brookings Institute. But it seems fear h...

Whistleblowers provide service, deserve protection

Maddy Kameny | Staff Illustrator

By Matt Moret / Columnist

October 20, 2015

Last week’s Democratic debate contained few moments of total consensus. Of course, the exception was when moderator Anderson Cooper asked if former NSA contractor Edward Snowden should go to jail. All of the candidates wanted to throw the book at Snowden, mainly arguing that he fled from legal con...

President Barack Obama Delivers Statement On Syria

President Barack Obama Delivers Statement On Syria

By Kristoffer Tripplaar / MCT Campus

September 5, 2013

President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden, delivers a statement on Syria in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., Saturday, August 31, 2013. (Kristoffer Tripplaar/Pool/Abaca Press/MCT)

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