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Libertarian Candidate Gary Johnson Still Going Strong

Libertarian Candidate Gary Johnson Still Going Strong

By Nicholas Coleman

September 24, 2016

Let’s just get this out of the way: on Sept. 8th, during an interview with MSNBC, presidential nominee Gary Johnson did ask, “What is Aleppo?” That much is incontestable, his inadequate display of foreign policy acumen. Without exception, every candidate should know about the horrid conditions in A...

Sharp Parallels Between Trump And Brexit

Sharp Parallels Between Trump And Brexit

By Nicholas Coleman

September 20, 2016

It wasn’t too long ago that the British parliament lambasted Donald Trump for his political stances. Yet, the distinct parallels between Trump and post-Brexit Britain are rather stunning. Both arose from the work of brash, blond-haired, stubby men with a penchant for yelling. Despite their respective...

Become a Part of Something Bigger

Become a Part of Something Bigger

By Nicholas Coleman

September 15, 2016

Maintaining an aggressively negative stance towards Greek life is the easiest position for anyone to hold. This notion makes rational sense, as decades of denouncing Greeks have taken advantage of humans’ inclination to disdain from cognitive reasoning. Indeed, it’s remarkably easy to come to the...

Redemptive Lessons From Michael Phelps

Redemptive Lessons From Michael Phelps

By Nicholas Coleman

September 14, 2016

Perhaps the single-greatest Olympian to have ever competed, regardless of athletic discipline or era of competition, Michael Phelps is a modern-day legend. Attending the last five Olympic Games, he has swum at the international level for well over twenty years, his towering figure easily inciting fear...

Longtime Student, First-Time Adult

Longtime Student, First-Time Adult

By Nicholas Coleman

September 11, 2016

When I played in my living room as a young child, imaginary lava flowing viscously between the floor boards, I didn't have a grasp of what adulthood truly signified. This blissful period insulated my conceptions of personal responsibility. And while arguably naive, this innocence allowed me to imagine...

Satire: Utah Sure to Crush Cougars With new Gear

Satire: Utah Sure to Crush Cougars With new Gear

By Nicholas Coleman

September 8, 2016

As the college football season sets in, many can't wait until the BYU Cougars arrive here at Rice-Eccles on Saturday. Across campus, MUSS members can be heard warming up their lungs and stocking fraternity houses in preparation for a weekend filled with festivity. Indeed, everyone on campus is anticipating...

Putin’s Russia: A Growing Power

Putin’s Russia: A Growing Power

By Nicholas Coleman

September 3, 2016

If there is anything that binds nearly all of us together, it’s the shared experience associated with listening to stories of “duck-and-cover” drills held during the Cold War era. The threat from half a world away, inspired enough fear that the United States devoted numerous resources to adequately...

The Olympics Should Unite, Not Divide

The Olympics Should Unite, Not Divide

August 24, 2016

Since their inception in the year 776 B.C., the Olympic Games have served as an unifying medium through which numerous athletes compete for distinction in a number of events. Over time, the Games have naturally modernized, resulting in many of the ceremonial formalities that are customary today. This...

Time for the Notorious R.B.G. to Resign

Time for the Notorious R.B.G. to Resign

July 24, 2016

Despite a degree from Columbia Law, a stint with the ACLU, 13 years on the U.S. Court of Appeals and twenty-three years on the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has decided to reinvent herself at the age of eighty-three; apparently, being a political commentator with an unabashed dislike...

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