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Why we need civil war monuments

Why we need civil war monuments

Justice Lovin

August 22, 2017

A great deal of conflict and controversy have arisen lately in response to a widespread movement to remove confederate monuments and symbols from public spaces. As of yet, I am aware of no good arguments in favor of preserving the monuments, but there are many bad arguments. The first bad argument...

San Antonio vs. Austin: A breakdown of Texas’ (borderline) taco civil war

San Antonio vs. Austin: A breakdown of Texas’ (borderline) taco civil war

Ashlee Morales

October 4, 2016

In case you were living under a rock (or outside of Texas) in 2016, you’re aware that San Antonio and Austin, TX became involved in an epic taco war. It all began in mid-February, with the publication of an article in Austin Eater written by Matthew Sedacca crediting Austin as “the birthplace of ...

Israeli airstrike adds new dimension to war in Syria

February 12, 2013

AP Photo On Jan. 30, a recent airstrike by Israel raised many questions concerning the current trajectory of the Syrian Civil War that has been waging since March of 2011 and the possibilities of American involvement in the Syrian Civil War, also known as the Syrian uprising.While some i...