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[7 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
Thoughts: President’s Town Hall at GMU About Gun Control Excluded Students, Opposition

President Obama held a town hall event today at George Mason University on guns in America, but the public wasn’t invited.

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[18 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]
Thoughts: I Wouldn’t be Here Without Community College

By: Sam Myers Jr., White House Liaison
After some soul searching and a realization that it might be difficult to enter a university with only my DMACC credits, I enrolled in night classes at NOVA.

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[28 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
College Newspaper Responds to Letter to Students About How Not to Get Raped

Though precautions are beneficial, we must remember that sober victims also exist. Correlation and causation differ greatly; this correlation between the two factors — alcohol consumption and sexual assault — does not mean that one causes the other. Addressing it alongside sexual misconduct without explicitly underscoring this distinction runs the risk of victim-blaming by insinuating that these atrocities would not have happened had they been sober.

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[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
College Students Invent Nail Polish as a Shield Against Rape

Four college students in North Carolina have invented a nail polish that changes color if it comes in contact with drugs commonly used to render a person helpless in order to rape him or her: Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB. But there’s been a backlash against the product — from women.

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[11 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Thoughts: Women Getting Pushed Out of Journalism

Every single editor of The New Republic has been male. Almost every single newspaper chain is headed by a man, save Gannett. A recent New Yorker issue was written entirely by men.

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[5 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Questions of Academic Freedom Hit UVA Again

The group joined forces with two U.Va. students who have sent Laycock an “open letter” about the consequences of his work, and have also filed a Freedom of Information Act request, seeking any emails between Laycock and religious-liberty groups.

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[6 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Thoughts from The Cavalier Daily

Earlier this term The Cavalier Daily endorsed Tennessee Governor Haslam’s proposal to provide two free years of community college to all high school graduates in the state. Proposals like this however, will be less effective if four-year institutions do not accept most of the credits that students earn during their two years at a community college…

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[1 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Thoughts: The Redskins’ Sorrows

It does not take an ESPN analyst to notice the inherent problems associated with the Washington Redskins. There is no team chemistry, especially between Robert Griffin III and Santana Moss.

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[25 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Thoughts: The Future State of the Union

The Grand Old Party can learn a lot from their defeats in 2008 and 2012. Furthermore, they can know which issue caused them to lose the gubernatorial election in Virginia. It was…

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[18 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Thoughts: Hope Propels Students Toward Goals

Hope can be such a powerful source of inspiration. It can push the single mother to balance her full-time job and raise her child while going back to school and obtaining an advanced degree. It can encourage an 18-year-old who dropped out from high school to get his general education development certificate, enroll at a junior college and eventually transfer to a university.