Opinion

Vote “huh” on Prop 112

James Madison once wrote that what differentiated the government of the United States from that of previous iterations “[lied] in the total exclusion of the people in their collective capacity.” Madison, perhaps our most crucial Constitutional progenitor, was apprehensive about the public’s ability to properly judge and vote on all the nation’s laws. No current…

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Expand Major Options

Mines is expanding. This year alone, 200 more freshmen were admitted than the residence halls can handle, forcing triple rooms on every floor. Acceptance and enrollment rates will only continue to grow, but the school’s current capabilities and options likely won’t keep up. It will fall behind unless the school expands with its growing student…

Separation of Entertainment and Politics

Jimmy Kimmel’s politically charged monologues on healthcare and gun control have garnered many millions of viewers according to YouTube. He presents quite emotional cases for why we need the government to take action. It is not uncommon to hear of late night comedians going viral for their political monologues, proving there is a certain level…

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