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The NFL’s Anthem Protests Are Essential for America’s Growth

The protests that Colin Kaepernick started in the NFL this season concerning the national anthem have placed a burden upon the owners of the teams, the league itself, and as well as many Americans who feel he is flat-out disrespecting the flag. 1,004 more words

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Autonomous Vehicles...Are They Truly the Future?

Ever since California passed a state law in 2012 stating that automobile manufacturers are allowed to create prototypes and test them on public roads in California, the road to self-driving cars is getting closer and closer as time passes by. 970 more words

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Criminal Control: How an improved justice system and the right to bear arms can make America safer.

The right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” These famous words to our Constitution’s second amendment resonate with people in very different ways. 1,022 more words

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Abstinence-Only Education: You Need to Cut It

Once upon a time, a woman asked her husband how far he had gone with his premarital ex-girlfriend. His response? “Poughkeepsie.”

Was he being clever or oblivious? 1,047 more words

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Are Gun-Free Zones Really Just Defenseless Citizen Zones?

Dating back to September 17, 1787, Americans have had the right to possess and bear firearms. It’s an important part of our Bill of Rights, adding to the wonderful nation the United States is today. 949 more words

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By Roos Terlouw

I can still remember the day that I got my first pair of glasses. When I put them on for the first time, suddenly the world I thought I knew, changed into an entirely different place. 437 more words


Going the extra mile

By Joppe van der Zwan

I have a hatred towards unnecessarily long routes. For instance when you walk from the Heymanszaal in the Academy building towards the canteen of the Harmonie building, but you take the main entrance/exit of the first building and you walk passed the bicycle stands of the latter. 462 more words