Category Archives: Articles for Volume 2, Issue 2, Winter 2009

Articles for Volume 2, Issue 2, Winter 2009

Know-Nothings at Stanford: The Price of Multiculturalism

By Gregory Hirshman As one of our nation’s premier universities, Stanford takes pride in its select undergraduate students. Over 90% come from the top tenth of their high school classes, and an even greater percentage have unweighted grade point averages … Continue reading

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You Want to See Ignorance: Try Looking in the Mirror

By Olivia Haas Multiculturalism is not to blame for any lack of American civic literacy in college students. While it is an unfortunate truth that American students may perform rather poorly when tested on unreviewed American history, political thought, international … Continue reading

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Prop 8 Aftermath: What Now?

By Hallie Ivester Proposition 8 was passed 52% to 48%. Hence, not only are same-sex marriages no longer allowed in California, but the validity of 18,000 gay marriages made legally before November 4th have been called into question. Gay communities … Continue reading

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Thank God Prop 8 Passed

By Thomas Newman As a registered Democrat, Obama supporter, and an adamant supporter of gay rights, I am actually very glad that Prop 8 passed. According to the Gallop Poll News Service, 55% of unmarried people voted for Barack Obama … Continue reading

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The Big 3 and the Economic Crisis: More than Money and Mandates

By Robert Quast Can you imagine a world without the Big Three automakers, General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler? The unfortunate demise of financial collapse could fall upon the Big Three by the middle of next year unless the economy makes … Continue reading

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The Minnesota Recount Circus

By Jeff Pickhardt By the time this article is printed and distributed, the state of Minnesota may have two senators. But currently, as I write here in Minneapolis, the state has one senator and one recount with a litigation process. … Continue reading

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The Economy and the Environment: Can We Fix Both at the Same Time?

By Courtney Clayton Though the economy fell very sharply in the fourth quarter, there is another concern for policy-makers on Capitol Hill: green technology. President-elect Obama and his economic team have indicated that his administration’s economic stimulus package will likely … Continue reading

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