A tough president to support

Henry Stevens, Columnist

November 25, 2016

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Trump is a tough president-elect to support. If his rhetoric on deportations and foreign policies were not enough to dissuade me, then the man’s personality would easily succeed where his platform did not. Donald Trump is a bull...

Costume causes controversy

Luke Garcia, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016

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Controversy has been circulating about a costume of a Polynesian character, Maui, from Disney’s upcoming movie, Moana.  When a Polynesian and native Hawaiian Chelsie Haunani Fairchild saw this, she was offended and disgusted. ...

Realities That Cannot Be Ignored

Wil McLaughlin, Contributing Columnist

April 13, 2016

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I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus recently, but I’m back. Part of senior year is swamping you with so much work that you are actually gasping for your life back at the end. Anyway, let’s talk about this election: It’s been...

February, the month for marketing

Hunter Crumpler, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

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February, the second month of the year is upon us and nearly over. This month features two ‘actual’ holidays, Valentine’s Day, and President’s Day. Additionally, Super Bowl Sunday is practically a holiday, as nearly every...

Women in the draft: The next logical step

Caleb Brinkley, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

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US military officials Gen. Mark Milley, chief of staff of the Army, and Gen. Robert B Neller, Marine Corps commandant, stood in front of a Senate Armed Services Committee and stated that women should be required to register for...

Political Correctness: The Sith and the Jedi

Wil McLaughlin, Contributing Columnist

December 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I’m kind of finding it difficult to start this one off so I’m going to write about something easy first:  'Star Wars.' I have important points about this movie that will segue into the topic of this column. It’s at this...

Facing Hydra

Wil McLaughlin, Contributing Columnist

November 17, 2015

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I guess everyone knows this now, but the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks that killed 129 people in Paris. ISIS simultaneously hit targets in Baghdad, Beirut, and in Kenya, killing hundreds. On Facebook,...

Injustices on Medicine

Wil McLaughlin, Contributing Columnist

October 21, 2015

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In the past two weeks or so, the world has been exploding with rage against Martin Shkreli, the CEO of a drug company that now makes the life-saving medication Pyrimethamine, also known as Daraprim. Shkreli’s company bought...

Black Lives Matter and the American Dream

Wil McLaughlin, Contributing Columnist

September 24, 2015

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To start off, this is my fifth year at Galileo. I started school here in 2011 as a little-bitty 8th grader. I’ve had the privilege of working with diverse, intelligent students, and gained some of the best friends anyone could...

Opaque Politics in the Free World

Wil McLaughlin, Columnist

November 25, 2014

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The elections were last week, so I decided I’d write something about them. Long story short: The Democrats got slaughtered, Republicans won Senate and House seats, along with state positions all across the country. Alaska,...

Flippin’ Ebola: Please Stop

Wil McLaughlin, Columnist

November 6, 2014

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I swore to myself that I wouldn’t write anything about Ebola after I heard some girl at lunch tell her friend “Get away from me: You ratchet! You got Ebola!" Additionally, several members of my class have decided to argue...

Vaccinations: Pitfalls, Progress

Wil McLaughlin, Contributing Columnist

September 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Contributing writer addresses vaccinations and the risks of diseases as a whole

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