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Language matters, especially when it was here first

Language matters, especially when it was here first

Isabelle Hajek, Opinions Editor November 23, 2021

“A language is not just words. It’s a culture, a tradition, a unification of a community, a whole history that creates what a community is. It’s all embodied in a language,” said philosopher and...

The United States of ExxonMobil

The United States of ExxonMobil

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor October 26, 2021

Money, power and political influence are the three measures of the most successful countries—especially the U.S. Despite its success, the U.S.’s influence has limits; the amount of soft power—or...

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Trump’s Four Years in Office: Effective or Not?

Cameron Hailey, Staff Writer September 14, 2020

In a short, 16-minute inaugural speech, President Donald Trump delivered some of his key campaign talking points, keeping America first, and that there was no time for empty talk. But did Trump hold...

America’s Deadliest Day of the Pandemic Warrants Attention From States Without Proactive Measures

America’s Deadliest Day of the Pandemic Warrants Attention From States Without Proactive Measures

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer April 16, 2020

America experienced 1,700 deaths related to COVID-19 on a recent Tuesday, which made it the country’s deadliest day since the first confirmed cases in late January. Some 731 of the dead came from New...

Tackling Homelessness in New Haven

Patricia Oprea March 23, 2016

Connecticut was the first state in the United States to end veteran homelessness this past year. Now there is another challenge to overcome—ending chronic homelessness. This refers to people who have...

The American Dream is Dead, and We Killed Her

Kaitlin Mahar February 3, 2016

We hear about it all the time. The man who grew up in a small apartment with his middle class parents and six siblings who went on to build an oil empire that still stands strong today. The woman who went...

Stem Cell Research Funding Upheld

Amy Reidy September 12, 2012

The court system in the United States of America is meant to keep both laws and challenges made regarding laws in check. That is exactly what was done regarding embryonic stem cell (ESC) research. Complaints...

O’Donnell Said China Plotting to Take Over US

The Associated Press October 6, 2010

WASHINGTON – Republican Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell of Delaware said in a 2006 debate that China was plotting to take over America and claimed to have classified information about the country...

Tea Party Movement Protesting from Coast to Coast

Sara J Dufort September 22, 2010

As another election season is quickly approaching, there is no doubt that activist groups around the country are gunning to get their candidates elected. While some simply put ads in newspapers, on television,...

Majority of Americans Distrust the U.S. Government

Melanie Rovinsky April 28, 2010

Approximately 80 percent of Americans claim that they do not trust the government to make the right decisions, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Apr. 18. The results reflect the highest...

2 of oldest people in US die: in NH 114, Mich. 113

Liz De La Torre March 9, 2010

From The Associated Press WESTMORELAND, N.H. – Two of the oldest people in the world have died on the same day. Mary Josephine Ray, who was certified as the oldest person living in the United States,...

Canada Hockey Wins Gold in OT

The Associated Press March 3, 2010

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Sidney Crosby sized up goalie Ryan Miller in overtime and delivered hockey gold to a nation that not only craved it, but demanded it, too. Silver wouldn’t satisfy. Not...

Southern Winter Wonderland

Matt DiGiovanni February 23, 2010

Across the United States, from coast to coast, there are numerous regions where snow is a fact of life; but following the back-to-back blizzards of the north, the South got an unusual taste of winter weather...

Saving Spanish for Students

Angela Eklund February 17, 2010

A former secretary of Devonshire Elementary School has filed suit against Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district after being terminated for speaking Spanish to parents. Ana Mateo was hired as a bilingual...

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