Tag Archives: opinion

Mistakes make headlines

Journalism scandals begin with a simple string of gossip, in some cases leading to disaster November 2014 Rolling Stone published a shocking and sickening article about the gang rape of a student, code named “Jackie,” at the University of Virginia (UVA). The article, “A Rape on Campus,” electrified conversations around …

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The root of the problem

Recent scandals in the NFL come from long lasting issues with punishment The Everyday Heroes of the American population are sports players. From gymnastics to rugby, children to adults idolize those of us capable of astonishing physical feats. But what happens when that power we so liberally give to our …

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Losing creativity may mean sacrificing potential

A long hidden war, one that menaces the future of America. It’s been a threat for a long time, but only recently is it being exposed by unique studies, such as one done by Adobe in 2012. What is this scourge to the American people? The Death of Creativity. The …

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The art of tyranny

The musings of dictators reveal manipulative minds, disjointed insanity Hitler. Mussolini. Stalin. Mao. Saddam. Men with one name often described with one adjective: evil. But there’s another descriptor in common: writer. Over and over something grabs hold of dictators and tyrants and makes them pick up the pen. Is it …

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Hope within a twisted theme

Author Robert Venditti tells the dark story of a woman’s fight for rights in a corrupt future Rarely do books strike so close to home that you can feel chills. But that’s exactly what The Homeland Directive did to me. The Homeland Directive, written by Robert Venditti and illustrated by …

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