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Questions remain over the West’s ability to confront ISIS

Questions remain over the West's ability to confront ISIS

Sam Begin, Team Lead Editor

April 10, 2015

In the span of only two years, ISIS has managed to become a near ubiquitous name in American households. They command the same fear we used to lavish on al-Qaeda or the Soviets. But while we rose up to the challenges posed by both, are we doing the same with ISIS? The answer to that question is yes. ...

Keystone XL would cause problems

Keystone XL would cause problems

Joe Price, Online Managing Editor

January 16, 2015

Many people have heard of the Keystone pipeline, but many people are oblivious to what the pipeline does. They do not know what the effects of the pipeline, what it does for the United States, why it is bad and why it is good. Maybe they do not even know what the Keystone pipeline is. In broad t...

Police should use body cameras for safety and complaints

Graphic by Ryan Ekstrand

Cory Spawn, Broadcast Managing Editor

December 27, 2014

After the Ferguson shooting of Michael Brown, police departments are looking into purchasing body cameras to capture video of what happens away from the dash cam in the car.  There is no reason other than money that should stop departments from buying these beneficial cameras to keep officers safe and...

Without change, global warming plan fails to heat up

Without change, global warming plan fails to heat up

Alexander Pavlicin, Advertising Editor

December 10, 2014

As an estimated 250 million cars rumble across the vast United States highway system, an invisible, dangerous threat to American safety looms in the air: carbon emissions. More of a threat to humanity than Ebola or any other disease, carbon emissions threaten all life on Earth. There is a government p...

Security guards should be armed

Infographic by Hannah Crawford

Tyler Hagberg, Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2014

Recently more school shootings are occurring and the government is not doing anything to stop it.  Protecting banks and most government buildings with armed guards is a priority to ensure that nothing happens. Sure some banks get robbed but it greatly decreases how often that happens. Twenty years ...

Immigration policy not for U.S.

Immigration policy not for U.S.

Kyle Alvarez, Advertising Editor

January 16, 2014

For years, immigration laws have been a heavily debated topic in this country. With both sides wielding equally convincing arguments, it seems there is a never ending conflict on what decision is to be made regarding illegal immigrants in the country. With the introduction of Obama's new approach...

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