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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Freedom vs. safety: the perennial gun control conflict

Since the Parkland shooting, America has gone through a sort of genesis – a new wave of gun control advocacy – that has simultaneously emboldened young people and made the National Rifle Association shake...

How Parkland Has Changed the Way We Discuss the Debate on Gun Control

By Christina DiStefano In the wake of the Parkland tragedy, young survivors are taking action for stricter gun control in the United States. They are protesting gun violence and pressuring lawmakers to put restrictions on...

Why College Athletes Should Be Paid

By Annie Campbell Over the past decade or so, there has been an ongoing debate over whether collegiate athletes, specifically football and basketball players, should be paid. It seems as though everybody has a different...

An Endangered Republic? Not So Much

By Michael Troy As we traverse through yet another year on this Earth, many in the media would have us believe that the world is on the precipice of destruction. Nuclear war, climate change, and...

A Call to Arms on Fronts of Social Media

By Alex Chace We are living in unprecedented times, in every sense of the word. Down is up, up is down, and the First Amendment has been crumpled up and thrown straight into the trash....

On Mass Killings: It is Time to Change the Debate On What “Needs to...

By Keith Murray, Professor of Marketing Whenever there is a mass shooting the mass media goes wild. Indignation about regulatory, political, and the public’s indifference to a sweeping gun ban “solution” is loud and clear....

Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting

By Ryan Strik The time has come again when we must view the same headline on our televisions; when we are drawn to the same horrific images that have stained our eyes 18 times already...

Where does our attention belong?

By: Danielle Sparmer “The media can’t tell us what to think, but they can tell us what to think about…” This one sentence has been repeated by literary analysts everywhere. However, audiences still struggle to see that...

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