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July 17, 2018

Opinion & Editorial

Opinion & Editorial

Teaching How to “Be Best” 

(commons. wikipedia.org) President Trump should listen to his wife more.  Last Monday, Melania Trump, announced plans for her new platform as First Lady. Her “Be Best” campaign will focus on the mental and social health of children across America, with a particular focus on safe social media and cyberbullying.  Regarding positive social media, Trump asserted, “It

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FCC Should Decline Call for a T-Mobile & Sprint Merger 

(Wikimedia Commons)  For the past week, the announcement of a merger between cellular giants T-Mobile and Sprint has upended the telecom world. Touting improved coverage and unprecedented technology, the two corporations are rapidly moving toward realizing this partnership.  But what exactly does this mean for America’s nearly 240 million cellular consumers?  Sprint customers—specifically—could see enhanced

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Enough: The Aftermath of Parkland

Academy students gather in Senior Quad to participate in the National School Walkout. (Courtesy/Columbus Academy Twitter) After the shooting at Columbine High School nearly two decades ago, the nation went into distress. Educators, students, and parents’ worries about the safety of schools escalated. Lawmakers debated for years on end, trying to find solutions to restore

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The End of Net Neutrality?

Caption: Chairman Ajit Pai speaks for the FCC. (flickr) On Tuesday, November 21, FCC’s chairman, Ajit Pai, released a controversial proposal to dismantle regulations, coined as net neutrality, that protect equal access to the internet. If this plan passes, ISP’s (Internet Service Providers like Time Warner Cable, Verizon, etc.) can charge consumers more for a

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To Act or Not to Act: Congress on #MeToo

Speier and Gillibrand pledge Congressional support for bills focused to modify sexual assault cases. (Wikimedia Commons) Sexual harassment has come to the forefront of dialogue across our nation, following allegations against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein and the rise of the #MeToo Campaign. While movements including #MeToo have raised public awareness of the prevalence of

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#MeToo: More Than A Hashtag

 (Creative Commons) “Girls, I hope you know what message you’re putting out there,” said Mrs. Williamson, costume designer for Academy’s theater department, after the final rehearsal of A Voice In The Dark. “With everything that’s happening right now in the media, I hope that people see this as encouragement to speak up before it’s too

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