Trump has mishandled scandal

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Amid a string of other controversies the Rob Porter scandal seems to have fallen through the cracks. However,  the conduct of the president, along with his aides, should always be under examination. Unfortunately, President Trump and his administration do not seem to understand the nature of the magnifying lens constantly trained on them. Allegations of […]

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The emulation innovation

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Console emulation is good for gamers and developers Imagine that you had a device that made an exact, working duplicate of anything it shoots. Now imagine walking into a bakery, the waft of sweet pastries and sugary treats filling your nose. Behind the counter you spot a captivating chocolate cake, each layer more delectable than […]

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Hints of unity at the Olympics

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For years, the Olympics have been used by their respective countries to highlight the best aspects of their people and nation, though they can also bring out the worst. This year’s Winter Olympics are no different. Two weeks ago, the games officially began with the Opening Ceremony in Pyeongchang. The artistic sections were full of […]

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What is a teacher?

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Recent tragedy questions the duties of educators On Thursday, I went to my high school as normal. I taught my lesson as normal. I treated the kids as I normally do. I treated Feb. 15 as a normal day. Except I was making a conscious effort to keep the door closed and locked at all […]

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Authentic community: Lasallian history

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La Salle is a diverse, heterogenous campus. The University, like many institutions in which individuals do not have a direct connection to one another beyond their membership, requires a strong, well-taught narrative to create a coherent identity. The foundational story of St. John Baptist de La Salle has been the traditional driving force behind forging […]

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Social justice should not be an act

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Social justice is a term that people find difficult to describe. If you ask 100 people, you’ll likely get 100 different answers. Broadly speaking, social justice is about treating everyone with respect and working toward a world in which everyone has equal opportunity. It is not treating everyone equally and it is not the same […]

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Tanks on Pennsylvania Ave.

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Strong defense is wise; loud boasting is not Last week, President Trump instructed the Pentagon to plan a military parade, “like the one in France,” seemingly referring to the Bastille Day military parade he attended with French President Emmanuel Macron last July. The Pentagon took this as an order and is reportedly planning a Washington […]

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Did you buy the book yet?

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College is an expensive beast. Room and board, tuition, gas money or SEPTA passes if you are a commuter student. No matter how you slice it up, higher education is an unavoidable drain on the wallet, and this drain has lead students, in recent years, to cut back in any way they can. From off-campus […]

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