The Charger Bulletin

To Pledge or Not to Pledge?

Nadine Northway

January 30, 2013

Open Forum Discusses Whether The Pledge of Allegiance Should be Recited at USGA Meetings. A motion was passed by the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) last semester, giving students the option of stating the Pledge of Allegiance before each meeting. For students who are unaware,...

Letter to the Editor:

Emily McGinty

November 7, 2012

Voltaire once said, “I disagree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” Voltaire’s works and ideas influenced the framers’ deliberations during and after the American Revolution. This concept is seen in the First Amendment. It can be applied to the freedom of...

Speech Delivered at USGA Meeting

The Charger Bulletin

November 7, 2012

By TIMOTHY AARON DANFORTH Danforth delivered this speech at the October 26 USGA meeting. Due to time constraints, Danforth was unable to finish. The Charger Bulletin has chosen to publish the entirety of the speech for the reader’s knowledge. My name is Timothy Aaron Danforth. I am a natural-...

USGA Meetings to Now Open with the “Pledge of Allegiance” Each Week: Why This Makes Me Uncomfortable

Elizabeth Field

October 24, 2012

Don’t call me un-American. I love my country. I believe deeply in the dogma and principles in which this country was built on. The amendment I hold nearest and dearest to my heart is the First, which grants me the right to say as I please. More importantly, it grants me the power not to be forced...

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