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Column: Don’t drink the Trump Kool-Aid

Will Izzo, Life! Editor
March 6, 2017
Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

Over the weekend, President Donald J. Trump accused former President Barrack Obama of wiretapping him during the previous national election without a single inkling of evidence, yet again spewing out the same ignorant rhetoric Trump has been spitting since long before he ran for office. Trump tweeted the fo...

Column: Common Misconceptions

Sharique Khalid, Pakistani Marshall Student
March 6, 2017
Filed under COLUMN, Common Misconceptions, OPINION

Pakistan was established Aug. 14, 1947 on the principles of unity, faith and discipline. There is a huge misconception about my country; Pakistan is not a terrorist nation. In fact, Pakistan is totally against terrorism and has been in a war against terrorism ever since it started, working in total comp...

Editorial: ‘My Brother, My Brother and Me’ brings positive exposure to Huntington

Editorial: ‘My Brother, My Brother and Me’ brings positive exposure to Huntington

March 2, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Lately, Facebook and Twitter have been buzzing about "My Brother, My Brother and Me," a comedy advice podcast turned original Seeso production. "MBMBaM," the abbreviated title, stars Huntington natives Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy and Griffin McElroy and premiered Feb. 23 on NBCUniversal's subscri...

Column: Sessions should face further questioning or resign

Jared Casto, Managing Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

Only a day after President Donald Trump coherently read words written by someone else during his first congressional address and received vast praise for hurdling a bar that is currently at a record low, the goodwill he received vanished, along with any remaining accountability his administration may have had....

Column: XOXO, Michael Brown

Michael Brown, Online Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Michael Brown, OPINION

The readers submitted some questions about life, love and everything in between. I answered them as honest as I knew possible. I’m here to keep it real with you when no one else is and to answer with no judgment because I don’t know you! I’m just a college senior who enjoys giving his opinion. ...

Editorial: White House, U.S. must take stand against rising anti-semitism

February 27, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Is anti-Semitism rising in America? This is a question that is slowly becoming a real issue that many Americans continue to ponder. With the rise of the “Alt-Right” and the movement taking on the “White Nationalist” mentality, does that mean anti-Semitism is truly going to become an issue across...

Column: Leave Twitter logic on Twitter

Kabrea James, Assignment Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

We’ve all come across tweets that made us eye roll our way into a state of pure frustration. Too many people are basing their lives and the way they approach relationships off of memes and the need for social approval. It seems as though Twitter users will say just about anything for some sort of...

Column: Common Misconceptions

Takuya Endo, Japanese Marshall Student
February 27, 2017
Filed under COLUMN, Common Misconceptions, OPINION

In Osaka, which is the biggest city in Japan, my life began, and today, my life is in West Virginia. My major is sports management and my dream is to work in the sports industry in the United States. Since I came here, I have been asked about Japan by many people, and found out that many Americans sha...

Editorial Cartoon: The A-Team

Editorial Cartoon: The A-Team

Susie Washington, Editorial Cartoonist
February 23, 2017
Filed under Editorial Cartoons, OPINION

Editorial: Reminder — The media is still working for the American people

February 23, 2017
Filed under OPINION

While President Donald Trump apparently has no qualms with labeling the media “the enemy of the American people," it appears that the public aren’t entirely on board with the president’s sweeping epithet. A Quinnipiac University Poll found Americans believe the media is more trustworthy than ...

Column: Bible bill could alienate some W.Va. residents

Will Izzo, Life! Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

Recently, a new bill was introduced in the West Virginia House that would officially make the Holy Bible the state book of West Virginia. The bill, “House Bill 2568,” was officially introduced Feb. 20 by multiple delegates, including ones from Kanawha, Logan and Boone counties, amongst a few others....