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Is America’s favorite pastime stuck in the past?

A seemingly hot take here on campus, and one that raises more eyebrows than one might expect, is the statement, “I love baseball.” A common and hurtful response to my profession of adoration for the sport is a question to the effect of, “Why do you like baseball, it’s so…

Is America’s favorite past-time stuck in the past?

A seemingly hot take here on campus, and one that raises more eyebrows than one might expect, is the statement, “I love baseball.” A common and hurtful response to my profession of adoration for the sport is a question to the effect of, “Why do you like baseball, it’s so…

A very important victory in the House

As a Democrat, I felt that Tuesday’s midterms were a mixed bag. Democrats took control of the house, and Republicans kept control of the Senate, a result that was widely expected and a bit boring. Of course, a postmortem was and still is needed on the 2016 election. It was…

The president should be impeached, not declared unfit

Last week I wrote an article lampooning the President. For those of you that know me, this is something I do often—lampoon the President. So it might be surprising this week that I, albeit begrudgingly, am writing in defense of the President. This past week the New York Times broke…

Donald Trump: The Red Herring-in-Chief

William Cobbett was an English member of Parliament, active mainly in the first half of the 19th century. Though a career politician, Cobbett was famous for his sharp literary tongue and his fervent work reforming the inequality-plagued English cod. Most important in this day in age, Cobbett is commonly credited…

Rotblatt vs. Rotblat

Most of us go through our lives without thinking much about the letter “T.” There are not many people, I assume, who have particularly strong feelings about the letter. Before writing this article I did quite a bit of research, too much perhaps, on the letters of the alphabet. I…

Letter from the Editor

   Thanks to everyone who read and wrote for the Viewpoint section this term. I was heartened by the diversity of opinions expressed. An array of perspectives and opinions is essential to a productive discourse. Even if you read just a single article this term, or glanced at a single pull…

President Trump Does Not Deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

It seems to be in vogue for GOP lawmakers to claim that if North Korea were to denuclearize, President Trump would deserve a Nobel Peace Prize. Lindsey Graham justifies his claim with the rationale that “Donald Trump convinced North Korea and China he was serious about bringing about change.” And…