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The Purposes of Protesting

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist
February 23, 2017
Filed under OPINION

When you are standing in the middle of a crowd of protesters it’s hard not to get the impression that something is being done. Thousands of people chanting in unison “education not deportation” or “this is what democracy looks like” packs the same kind of punch as finishing the first st...

US military exists to defend our freedom

Bryant Fong
April 21, 2011
Filed under OPINION

Recently, I had a great opportunity to interview a local active duty Staff Sargent William Jones. He has been on nine tours around the world with the Navy, Army and National Guard and has probably seen a lot more than you. Through talking with him, I better understood his point of view on the U.S. military's...

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