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The Iran nuclear deal: Is it truly the only option?

Scout Hutchinson, Opinion Editor December 9, 2021

Author's note: This article is by no means a comprehensive look at the Iran nuclear deal, which has returned to the conversation after the U.S. pulled out during Donald Trump's presidency. Instead, it...

U.S. sanctions do not promote human rights, they violate them

Scout Hutchinson, Columnist April 15, 2021

For many, United States sanctions are falsely considered to be forms of nonviolent diplomacy used in the name of protecting human rights. They are posited and instituted as purely economic solutions...

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Safety comes first, but policies remain unclear for alcohol, marijuana

Lachlan Johnson September 18, 2014

This summer Washington residents had their first opportunity to buy legal marijuana from retailers throughout the state. While students over the age of 21 can now legally smoke inside private residences,...

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