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Trump signs seemingly empty freedom of speech executive order


Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor President Trump signed an executive order on March 21 with the intention of protecting the freedom of speech on college campuses. This sounds fantastic, as most would agree that they want their speech protected. It does not matter where you land on the political spectrum, because we all have the right to speak about our

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Khizr Khan speaks with students in the Veterans Center


Josh LaBella – News Editor Khizr Khan told veterans in the Southern Connecticut State University Veterans’ Center that the country is better and safer because of their service. Khan, a Pakistani-American Gold Star father who entered the public sphere when he gave a speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention and questioned whether then presidential candidate Donald Trump had ever

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Joe Biden Speaks at SCSU


Josh LaBella – News Editor Former Vice President Joe Biden said citizens of the United States are less divided on issues than when he ran for senate as a 29 year old in 1972. He said what is broken is the country’s political system. Biden spoke in the John Lyman Performing Arts Center to a sold out crowd. Southern Connecticut

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Confusion over recent U.S. involvement in Syria


Melissa Nunez – Opinions and Features Editor After a lethal chemical attack with a deadly nerve agent leaving countless Syrian children and families dead or critically wounded, President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike to the AL Shayrat Airfield in direct response to the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad’s decision to murder so many innocent people. According to Politifact, Trump’s desire for

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American Health Care Act was a major Republican loss


Lynandro Simmons – General Assignment Reporter The Affordable Care Act – or Obamacare as it is commonly called – has been under scrutiny by Republicans since it was enacted and on March 6, and House Republicans unveiled their American Health Care Act. However, upon coming forth with their proposal to replace Obamacare, the House Republicans were met with intense scrutiny

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