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Rebuttal to “Pay Up, White People, it’s Long Overdue”

Micah Messer, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

One of the things I pride myself on as a contributing writer is being unbiased when confronting an issue. However, I was a little agitated when I read the article, “Pay up, White People, it’s Long Overdue”. I wasn’t agi...

Your Confederate Flag isn’t protected by my free speech

Alexander Moylan, Opinon Editor

September 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Earlier this summer you may remember the controversy that emerged regarding the presence of a Confederate Flag over state grounds in South Carolina. Following the church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina, several South C...

Hot Take: Internships

Alexander Moylan, Opinion Editor

September 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

This is an important message for every college student, especially those who are graduating within the next twelve months. If employment after college is your goal, your degree is only half the battle. A truly worthwhile ...

Kim Davis, a second look at an important issue

Micah Messer, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Where does this story begin? Well, it begins twenty-seven years ago. Kim Davis began working in the Rowan County Clerk office at the age of twenty-two. Her mother, Jeanne Bailey, was the County Clerk. Davis began working as a...

Pay up, white people, it’s long overdue

Lee Hedgepeth, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

It’s time to pay up, white people. Actually, it’s long past time to pay up. It’s millions of lives, uncast ballots and broken American dreams past time to pay up. It’s thousands of mob lynchings over crimes that...

Mobile left with expenses after billionaire’s visit

Alexander Moylan, Opinion Editor

September 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Whenever a political figure visits a city, it’s not uncommon for that city’s staff to help ensure the visit goes by smoothly. Sometimes this involves a financial expense. FOX 10 News recently ran a story that covered comm...

Hot Take: The Rec Center

Alexander Moylan, Opinon Editor

September 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I enjoy the Rec Center, I really do. After at least two years of students begging for it to be open longer during the week we finally have been granted that time. Hooray for an extra hour! Still, why are some students being turned awa...

Donald Trump: Make America White?

Kiran Awan, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Front-running Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump faces growing criticism for his inflammatory remarks on immigration, deportation, and what constitutes an American citizen. His campaign focuses narrowly on immigration,...

Alabama, I want a divorce

Lee Hedgepeth, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Alabama, we need to talk. Our relationship has broken down, and it’s beyond repair. It’s time we get a divorce. We’re in a moral, legislative and fiscal disaster. The Yellowhammer State’s First Lady, Dianne Bent...

Judge vacates Tom Brady’s four game suspension

Alexander Moylan, Opinon Editor

September 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion

All is right again in the NFL, well rather in New England after last Thursday’s court ruling. Judge Richard Berman sided with the NFL Players Association in their appeal of a four game suspension levied against Tom Brady, th...

When will common sense practices reach South?

Alexander Moylan, Opinon Editor

August 31, 2015

Filed under Opinion

This week I devoted a JagPulse to the idea of whether the Student Center should have a microwave in their building for students to use. The idea behind the JagPulse first came to be after a friend described the difficulty she ha...

Call Me Offensive: Humor and Halloween

Sterling Spencer, Contributing Writer

August 31, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Halloween is exactly 3 months away. This should present everyone with the opportunity to come up with a costume for the occasion. For college students this usually entails something something cheap and inexpensive. Normally these...

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