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Editorial: There’s no place like home for Cruz

    Editorial: There’s no place like home for Cruz

With the 2016 presidential race just around the corner, the question of citizenship is especially relevant with Sen. Ted Cruz’s announcement that he will be running — the first politician to officially do so.

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Viewpoint: Hate your major? It doesn’t matter.

    Viewpoint: Hate your major? It doesn’t matter.

Don’t be worried if, like me, you’re graduating with a degree that you don’t plan on using. Instead, use your time to gain experience in the field you want, even if it’s not paid, and take more classes that you might have the slightest interest in.

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Editorial: We are called to love the immigrants

    Editorial: We are called to love the immigrants

According to some of the latest polls by Gallup, immigration is one of the most divisive topics in American domestic policy. Almost every week, national leaders, especially those from Texas and Arizona, offer solutions they think will help end the national crisis.

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Death penalty is abomination

    Death penalty is abomination

It is contained in a remarkable letter to the editor of the Shreveport Times regarding a 65-year-old black man named Glenn Ford whom Stroud tried for murder in 1984. When the all-white jury sentenced Ford to death, Stroud and his team went out drinking to celebrate. Meantime, Ford went to Louisiana’s notorious Angola prison.

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Keep up with distant friends

    Keep up with distant friends

No matter how far a new life is from an old one, though, military brats never forget a home. Military kids are experts at the balancing act of adjusting to a new life with new friends while holding on to the old ones.

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Editorial: Conflicts of interest riddle court’s ruling at expense of Internal Vice President

    Editorial: Conflicts of interest riddle court’s ruling at expense of Internal Vice President

On March 18, the Student Court made a decision on the McCahill, Hardy v. Kinghorn case. The decision, however, raises more questions than answers.

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Viewpoint: Contemporary vs. traditional, It doesn’t matter

    Viewpoint: Contemporary vs. traditional, It doesn’t matter

Church activities had always been a part of my life, so that didn’t change. As my faith grew, I started recognizing and understanding how churches work. I understood that the people are what make a church possible.

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The Bottom Line: Retirement, What’s your plan?

    The Bottom Line: Retirement, What’s your plan?

New reports from USA Today suggest that long-term care for senior citizens is becoming increasingly expensive and effectively working to increase the costs of healthcare for the elderly.

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Editorial: Cowboys threw pick by signing Hardy

    Editorial: Cowboys threw pick by signing Hardy

Even though Hardy has historically been a successful football player, the Cowboys should not have added him to the roster. By signing him, the Cowboys sent a very clear message: If we can make money off of you, we’re not worried about the threat you pose to society.

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Viewpoint: Jolie’s decision promotes awareness

    Viewpoint: Jolie’s decision promotes awareness

On Tuesday, actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie released an op-ed in the New York Times titled “Angelina Jolie Pitt: Diary of a Surgery.” The article revealed her choice to remove both her ovaries and fallopian tubes just two years after she had a double mastectomy — a decision she also publicized.

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