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Friar Faceoff: Universal Health Care, Against

Ben Brown

October 3, 2018

In theory, a public health care plan sounds like a fantastic idea- it’s free for everyone, right? Wrong. The money for a government-subsidized health care system comes right out of the pockets of the citizens through an increase...

Spanish architecture and 1950's American car in Havana.

Cuba After Fidel

January 24, 2017

Japan’s Population Plummets

Sean Muldowney

March 22, 2016

Japan, a country known for its large population in comparison to land area, is making world news for the country’s population figures; it might not be what one would expect. The most recent census signifies that over a five...

Persecution of China’s Priesthood Persists

Justyna Gorka

March 22, 2016

Living in the United States, every individual is allotted certain rights. One of these rights is the freedom to choose your own religion. However, not everyone is as fortunate of a people as the American people. China is currently...

Drones Fly Into Our Future

Isabella Sparacino

February 18, 2016

Possibly the most popular device to come out of 2015 for recreational use was the drone. A drone in an unmanned aircraft that is controlled by a remote. It is capable of flying around at difference distances and altitudes and...

2016 March for Life: Lack of Reporting Begs the Question

Justyna Gorka

February 18, 2016

January 22nd marked the forty-second annual March for Life rally in Washington D.C. since the protest’s humble beginnings in 1974, following the Roe v. Wade case. However, there was hardly any media coverage publicizing the...

Flinty Hearts Break

Robert Metaxatos

February 18, 2016

The Flint River derives its now negatively connoted moniker from the Ojibwe word Biiwaanagoonh-ziibi, meaning “Flinty River.” Indeed, the flinty (obdurate) hearts of city officials are borderline criminal in successive, unmitigated...

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