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Letter to the Editor—Violence Against Women

Rylie Kirch PSU student  Violence against women has been an ongoing issue in our society today. “1 in 3 women have experienced some kind of physical abuse by an intimate partner. 1 in 7 women have been injured by an intimate partner. 1 in 10 women have been raped by an intimate …

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Marriage equality should be a basic human right

With the recent announcement of Amy Coney Barrett being picked by the president as the next supreme court justice, the topic of marriage equality has been brought to the surface again. Though, this time, in a negative light. From an article by NPR, Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito have voiced their concerns …

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Crime does not warrant death

Many people say that those who commit crimes should be aware of the consequences of their actions, including death. I say, what gives police officers, or citizens who feel they can take the law into their hands, the authority to sentence someone to death with a split-second decision.   According to the fifth amendment …

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Amy Coney Barrett: the polar opposite of Ginsburg

The hearings for the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court of the United States are well underway. Hearings are broadcast live for the American people to see. Is it really direly necessary that we tune in?  Barrett was a strategic pick. …

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Trump flags disgracing America

With the elections coming up quickly, Trump flags have become more abundant. Where there used to be a few here and there, they are spotted more and more during everyday drives. The basic blue Trump 2020 flags are most common, as well as the same style but in red. However, …

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Donald Trump is the emperor with no clothes, and he must go

President Donald J. Trump contracted COVID-19 and checked into Walter Reed Medical Center on Friday, Oct. 2 and within three days, he returned to the White House. This is one of the most irresponsible decisions that could possibly have been made for a sitting U.S. President.  First, let’s break down the timeline as confusing as it …

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