Opinion

The Danger of Identity Politics

Virtually everyone has heard of the Charlottesville protests and resulting violence. In the original protest, there were white supremacists, chanting vile statements such as, “Jews will not replace us.” The following day, the protests turned violent with the counter-protests like Antifa, and one of the white supremacists ran over many people with his car, killing…

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Response to Charlottesville

My name is Parker Bolstad and I was last year’s president of Hillel at Mines, the Jewish student organization on campus. I am writing today to talk about the events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia. I watched in horror as issues that have plighted our country for years — racism, anti-Semitism, radical nationalism — reared…

Nick Sammons
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Objectivity

With the election of Donald Trump as our president, I have heard some people wrongly say that the truth matters now more than ever. Truth and objectivity always matter, even if it goes against the side of the political spectrum you tend to fall on. I define objectivity in this column as equal treatment of…

Nick Sammons
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DC Is Better

DC has received a lot of criticism for its movies “Batman vs. Superman” and “Suicide Squad,” while the MCU receives praise for every movie it puts out, good or bad. Do not be fooled. Now, I have not even seen “Suicide Squad,” and I realize it was a bad movie. However, “Batman vs Superman” was…

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