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Election day torment

Byron Valenzuela November 11, 2016

On Tuesday night, I shared in the agony and fear that gripped almost all of us on this campus. When I first sat down in Sayles, I was fairly comfortable with my idea of how the night would go. I expected...

Scared but Beautiful

Byron Valenzuela November 4, 2016

To proclaim one’s love of America is at times a hazardous venture, particularly in an environment like that of a liberal arts college. To some, such a statement is an indication of historical ignorance,...

Superficial comfort threat to freedom

Byron Valenzuela October 21, 2016

The freedom to express oneself is perhaps the most cherished and crucial guiding principle of our modern, liberal society. Embedded within our Constitution is the notion that our liberty to think, write,...

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