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Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 4:34 pm in Opinion
By Matthew Pinkham

On Sept. 20, 2014 famed actress and UN Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson delivered a rousing war cry for her new campaign “HeForShe.”
By saying, “Gender equality is your issue too,” Miss Watson attempted to rally the male …

Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:52 pm in Opinion
By Katherine Revello

President Obama’s record on acting within the carefully delineated lines of the Constitution is abysmal. The vaunted annals of American executive leadership is rife with individuals who stretch their authority, but it would be hard to …

Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:51 pm in Opinion
By Katherine Revello

Matt Pinkham, Columnist
In 1707, the kingdoms of England, Wales and Scotland formed to create the kingdom of Great Britain. The “United Kingdom of Great Britain” went on to become a world superpower. The British expanded their …

Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:49 pm in Opinion
By Katherine Revello

Stuart Higgins, Columnist
Over the past month we have once again witnessed multiple extrajudicial killings of unarmed black males at the hands of law enforcement, something that happens every 28 hours in the United States. The incident …

Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:47 pm in Opinion
By Katherine Revello

Cameron Grover, Columnist
I could never get sick of watching Jamie Lee Curtis talk about her healthy digestive system, or of John Stamos pushing Greek yogurt just as much as his stunning smile and hilariously placed bedroom …

Monday, September 9th, 2013, 10:14 am in Opinion
By Jeri Cosgrove

For once it appears that Americans, in all their gun-toting glory, are against the idea of engaging in military action. How odd, it seems to me, that citizens once so staunchly behind taking action in the …

Monday, September 9th, 2013, 10:11 am in Opinion
By Seth Dorman

John used to get up every morning and make a half-hour commute (if the traffic was favorable — more often it was like College Ave. at 3:30 in the afternoon). He would arrive at his office …

Monday, September 9th, 2013, 10:07 am in Opinion
By Derrick Rossignol

Mom and Dad finally finished helping you move all of your clothes, bed sheets, Xbox games, Kim Kardashian posters and whatever other bits of home you decided would be fitting for your first dorm room. A …

Monday, September 9th, 2013, 9:56 am in Opinion
By Antonio Addessi

Thinking back to when I moved to Orono last year, it’s clear that things have changed. The cities around the Bangor area have been expanding. New buildings for businesses have gone up and roads have been …

Monday, April 15th, 2013, 3:36 am in Opinion
North Korea an example of problems with lack of freedoms
By Jeri Cosgrove

Censorship is a very real thing. The topic is particularly relevant in regard to the recent “reemergence” of North Korea — the lovechild of the overzealous dictatorial state and world news outlets. We, in the Western …