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OPINION: Biden suffers from cognitive impairment. Here’s how that affects the Democrats.

Daniel J. Lane, Writer March 13, 2020

“There are definitely moments,” Democratic senator (and then-presidential candidate) Cory Booker told CNN viewers last fall, “when you just wonder.” Booker was referring to former Democratic vice...

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OPINION: Mike Bloomberg should not run as an Independent

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2020

Following a disappointing result on Super Tuesday, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg suspended his presidential campaign. However, while Bloomberg campaign’s abandoned its political ambitions,...

OPINION | America should retain and reform the electoral college

Montgomery Blair March 10, 2020

The president-elect has lost the popular vote but won the Electoral College four times in U.S. history. The first two occurred in 1876 and 1888. More recently, Al Gore and Hillary Clinton won the popular...

OPINION | As a minority voter, I can’t vote Republican. Here’s why.

OPINION | As a minority voter, I can’t vote Republican. Here’s why.

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2020

As a biracial man, I cannot bring myself to vote Republican in the 2020 election. Perhaps I turned my back on the Republican Party when the leader of modern conservatism pardoned and endorsed Sheriff Joe...

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OPINION | Is mainstream rap harming minority youth?

Jack Poskus, Campus Life Editor February 25, 2020

In today’s age of mainstream music, it’s apparent that one genre has an upper-hand on the rest, essentially monopolizing the airwaves in the process. Of course, said genre goes by a number of different...

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OPINION | We should have open borders in the south

Ankush Vyas, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2020

A number of immigration issues have surfaced during President Donald Trump’s presidency. Many of these issues--such as border security, the construction of a wall on the southern border, detainment,...

Opinion: The Democrats are going to lose the 2020 election. Heres why.

Opinion: The Democrats are going to lose the 2020 election. Here’s why.

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2020

On the surface, the Democratic Party had a strong case when it initiated an investigation into President Donald Trump’s alleged quid pro quo with Ukraine. A whistleblower reported ethical violations...

Opinion | It’s time we punish false accusations

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2020

With so many high-profile cases of false accusations surfacing, the public’s trust in victim narratives is at an all-time low. Society has been conditioned to view victims with an increasingly critical...

Opinion: We are hosting them, why aren’t we attracting them?

Joseph Palomares, Writer February 11, 2020

Northeastern Illinois University hosted the annual Regional Chicago Public High School Science Fair on Jan. 17 at Alumni Hall.  As a transfer student in my second semester at NEIU, I believe the purpose...

Opinion | Social media must monitor harmful content

Earnest Beeson, Writer January 28, 2020

On March 15, 2019, Brenton Harrison Tarrant committed the worst mass shooting in New Zealand in the last 20 years. On that fateful day, he opened fire on two mosques, killing 51 people and injuring another...

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Opinion | Trump impeachment at a standstill.

Montgomery Blair, Writer January 28, 2020

The Senate impeachment trial of President Trump began with a debate and vote on the rules of impeachment on Jan. 21. As with every vote on amendments to the rules proposed by Democratic lawmakers, the...

Different Angles of the Same View: WWIII

DeShawn Clay, Writer January 26, 2020

As the world celebrated the new decade, President Donald Trump ordered the assassination of Qassem Soleimani, major general of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. According to Trump, his actions were...

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