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[Sept. 2016 Opinions] Hate speech is not a political viewpoint

October 11, 2016

By Jackie Sussman '17 Whip Freedom does not exist.  Period.  What we mistake for freedom is merely the set of behavior that is acceptable in contrast to behavior that is not.  The same applies to...

USA Freedom Act re-defines privacy argument

USA Freedom Act re-defines privacy argument
June 8, 2015

On Tuesday, June 2, the United States Senate passed the USA Freedom Act with a majority of 67 to 32, after Section 215 and Section 206 of the USA Patriot Act expired on May 31st. According to Mark Jaycox...

Social freedom detoured by late birthday

Social freedom detoured by late birthday
October 10, 2014

No one likes being late to the party. More specifically, to the birthday party. While there’s no denying it’s a first world problem, having a late birthday can be a disadvantage. And I don’t mean...

Down with the death penalty

Down with the death penalty
May 26, 2014

Listen to any US politician’s speech and chances are, at some point, he or she will sprinkle in a form of the below phrase. “America’s great because we’re free.” Okay. For the most part,...

I choose freedom with a side of AP

I choose freedom with a side of AP
May 15, 2014

To test or not to test? That is the question. AP tests are awful. Just really, truly awful. Spending several hours in a dreary room, writing essays, answering multiple choice after multiple choice question,...

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