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Capitalism vs. Socialism

Capitalism vs. Socialism

Justice Lovin and Chase Parsons

October 10, 2018

Capitalism I wrote my previous piece, which called for less radical political discourse, as a disclaimer, asking those who read my articles to view them as they actually are­–opinions. I corroborate thoughts with facts and logic, as opposed to feelings and emotions. This may ruffle a few ‘Runners feathers, but that’s the ...

’90s children or not ’90s children: Viewpoint from someone born in 1995

'90s children or not '90s children: Viewpoint from someone born in 1995

Samantha Ceballos

November 20, 2017

There is a common misconception floating around as the ‘90s begin to make a comeback into everyday life. Children born in the ‘90s are not ‘90s children. Those who were born in the latter half of the ‘80s and early ‘90s hold the right to the title “’90s kid.” Children born 19...

Counterpoint: Should psychoactive drugs be recreationally acceptable for people to use?

Vincent Valdez

November 8, 2017

Drug use is a complicated and delicate subject. Recreational use of illegal psychoactive drugs are prevalent among Americans, as well as the risk of facing charges for illegal drug use. In a 2015 CDC report, around 1 in 10 people surveyed aged 12 and over had illicit drug use within the past month. Th...

Point: Should psychoactive drugs be recreationally acceptable for people to use?

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David Wenske

November 8, 2017

Drug use is a complicated and delicate subject. Recreational use of illegal psychoactive drugs are prevalent among Americans, as well as the risk of facing charges for illegal drug use. In a 2015 CDC report, around 1 in 10 people surveyed aged 12 and over had illicit drug use within the past month. Ther...

Counterpoint: Who should be able to drop students from the class?

Counterpoint: Who should be able to drop students from the class?

Ethan Pham

August 30, 2017

The instructor-initiated drop policy allows faculty to drop students who exceed the absence or missed assignment limit in their classes. Some students find this practice unfair, while others believe it is a requirement for students to participate in their education by attending class. This point-cou...