Opinion

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The Pride of Music Diversity

Being a black male in America means you are entitled to only two genres of music:  Rap and R&B. The reason being because the artists who are in these genres are mostly black men and women. While growing up I was introduced to these genres by my...

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A new era of blood donation

The ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood, first enacted 32 years ago, has finally been lifted, according to the FDA.   It was not until the discovery of AIDS in 1983 that the ban was implemented.  When it was enacted, it “prohibited men...

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Trump: the brute of 2015

In what seems to be a never-ending cycle of Presidential campaign seasons, we see candidate after candidate try to create an image of themselves that the public can relate to. Candidates usually want to be likable; coming across as level headed...

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Jeb Bush’s major error

Some people think that college students are too wrapped up in their studies or parties to pay attention to what’s going on in politics. While that may be true sometimes, it’s an incorrect generalization that cost Jeb Bush many of the younger...

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College and Mental Health

College students often spend their school days working on classwork from the time they wake up to the time they go to sleep. Most also juggle other activities such as part-time jobs and social activities. The toll that all these activities have on a...

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Why Bernie?

The words “political revolution” are in bold on the backs of Bernie Sanders’ campaign T-shirts. These shirts careened through the heart of Winthrop’s campus on Saturday evening as Sanders was met by 3,000 supporters, his...

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What makes college easier?

There are hundreds of blogs, vlogs, articles and books out there designed to help college students get through their university years. One problem with all of those options is that no one knows which one really works. It makes more sense to...