October 28, 2010
If we are to address the issue of climate change, we need to move beyond debating the debate
It shocks and disturbs me how often the press reports on the “debate” surrounding climate change. Much has been made of this and the fact that the media often conflates the opinion of sketchy opponents to equal weight (as determined by their prevalence in the story or the article) with the scientific community that studies climate change. As this is the height of election season, the issue is also cropping up as various...
October 20, 2010
In the upcoming State Senate elections, Jeremy Miller shows a commitment to reigning in spending at universities
As a fourth year political science student, I enjoy staying up-to-date on current political events and issues. Elections and campaigns have always fascinated me, but this time around I found myself being apathetic, as none of the candidates really stood out. Then I found hope in an unlikely place, and became reinvigorated about the direction our government can take.
April 14, 2010
It might surprise you to hear that the Federal government owns 35% -- just about 650 million acres -- of the land mass of the United States. Most of this land is intended for all citizens (and future grnerations) to use and enjoy, and includes all National Parks, National Monuments, National Forests, and National Wildlife Refuges.
January 27, 2010
Community members gathered Jan. 24 to proclaim their beliefs and raise awareness