How To Change Someone’s Mind

How to change someone’s mind (even about politics).         Have you ever had a conversation with someone you disagreed with and no matter what you said or how you explained your viewpoint, no progress was made?  You are not alone. Millions of people around the world spend their time trying to change other’s minds and…

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Affirmative Action – What it is and Why Does it Matter

Current Issue The lawsuit accusing Harvard University of discrimination towards Asian Americans has finally made it to Court. Although this case was initially presented by Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) in 2014, trial officially began on October 15th of this year. The plaintiff, SFFA, is arguing that Harvard holds Asian Americans applicants to a far…

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Vocation Direction – A Light for College Students

By: Ashley Winters Pastor Dean Weaver, the new Interim Dean of the Chapel for Grove City College gave a sermon this past semester discussing vocations for the students here at the college. Vocation is quite a hot topic in college because at the heart of figuring out what to do with the rest of our…

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Elections: Have They Always Been Ugly

Midterms have come and gone. In an already rapid news cycle that seems to fit in a month’s worth of content in one week, we watch the projected midterm election polling. For more information on various races around the country, check out the election results. Looking at the races happening now, back at 2016, and…

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Book of Kanye: Part 1

Kanye West, rapper/designer/celebrity, was selected as the musical guest for the season premiere of Saturday Night Live. West, a now outspoken Trump supporter, made waves by delivering a pro-trump rant at the very end of the episode after credits rolled. Usually, the cameras stay on and televise the cast and host all congratulating each other…

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Election Update

With the midterm election less than four weeks away, here is a sketch of the US Senate races. Currently, the Republicans hold a slim majority of 51 seats, so every race is extremely important in determining who will hold control for the next session. However, the vast majority of the incumbent Senators are Democrats making…

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Recession Reality

By: Gabrielle Etzel Hidden behind the day-to-day political scandals which consume the mainstream media is the impending inevitability of an economic crisis. Although individuals around the world are still reeling from the 2008 financial meltdown, the next recession in America is just around the corner after several years of moderate macroeconomic growth. (The fact that…

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Brett Kavanaugh: What you need to know

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is currently undergoing his Senate confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in order to be confirmed to a seat on the U. S. Supreme Court. What Happened  On June 27, Justice Anthony Kennedy announced that he would be retiring. On July 9, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill…

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When Do We Stand: A Summary of the National Anthem Controversy

August 14th, 2016. Colin Kapernick and the San Francisco 49ers were slated to play the Houston Texans in the first pre-season game. Before the game even started, Colin was sitting on the bench. Nobody noticed his failure to stand since he was not on the field. Two weeks later, when he started in the third…

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Net Neutrality

By: Philip St. Jean On April 23, Net Neutrality rules were fully repealed with hundreds protesting its repeal and hundreds cheering for its removal. But plenty of people are still asking, what exactly Net Neutrality is? Defining Net Neutrality can be difficult, especially when both the left and right define it and its characteristics so…

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