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Political tensions heat up in U.K. as Brexit deadline nears

Political tensions heat up in U.K. as Brexit deadline nears

03/28/2019 By Colleen Hammond | Staff Columnist  In the summer of 2016, former United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron proposed a referendum to leave the European Union. By an exceedingly narrow margin, the people voted to remove themselves from the EU. Thus began the downward spiral of failed bureaucratic deliberations and political polarization. While Parliament […]

Gun debate continues, assault weapons unnecessary

Gun debate continues, assault weapons unnecessary

Spencer Murphy | Staff Columnist  04/26/2018 In the current environment surrounding the debate on gun control, it is hard to reach a satisfying position. The general disagreement, at least currently, is focused on automatic weapons and if the right to own such weapons is justified. Many people want these weapons outlawed for a simple reason: […]

A message for Brussels: Let it go

A message for Brussels: Let it go

By Leah Devorak | Layout Editor The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union will only have disastrous consequences if EU leadership refuses to let the U.K. go without a fight. In what is now known as the Brexit, on June 23, the U.K. voted in a non-legally binding referendum to withdraw from the […]

Rapper ignites free speech talk

Rapper ignites free speech talk

Leah Devorak | Layout Editor Rapper Tyler Okonma – better known by his stage name Tyler, The Creator – announced in several tweets last week that he would be cancelling the United Kingdom portion of his world tour due to “circumstances” that were beyond his control. Eventually, Okonma came forth with the real reason behind […]