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Bill Brooks: Hudson opening met with great fanfare

Saturdays were always a day I looked forward to as a kid. My pals and I would hop the bus and go to the Bay downtown – not to shop, mind you, but to gorge on a burger and fries in the cafeteria on the top floor. 569 more words

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Unrest in the Middle East

Andrew Oliver
   Staff Writer

For almost two decades, our media has been a non-stop chorus of chaotic voices, reminding us of the turbulent situation in the region of the Middle East. 858 more words

The Storied Repeal of HB2

Andrew Oliver
   Staff Writer

Thankfully, Governor Roy Cooper and the state’s legislature have repealed House Bill 2, the infamous “Bathroom Bill,” which stated that transgender individuals had to use the bathroom which coincided with the gender on their birth certificate. 840 more words

Donald Trump and the Legacy of the Celebrity Politician

Andrew Oliver
   Staff Writer

When talking about Donald Trump and his family, one issue is always raised: what qualifies a family of politically inexperienced celebrities to hold such high executive office in the United States, a country that has long prided itself as being a bold and unashamed meritocracy? 761 more words

The Republican Town Hall Reality

Andrew Oliver
Staff Writer

“As of late, it has become apparent that some individuals who are not really interested in meaningful dialogue attend town halls just to create disruptions and media spectacles.” … 774 more words

The Case for a Living Wage

Andrew Oliver
Staff Writer

The argument for a living wage has been at the forefront of policy discussions and debates in recent years, and with plenty of controversy. 790 more words

The Horrors of Trump’s Wall

Andrew Oliver
Staff Writer

Trump’s wall will not work. As James Hedges (the presidential candidate for the Prohibition Party in 2016) said, “Hadrian’s Wall did not protect England. 908 more words