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Putting a Face on Nations

The flag of the United States flies above the flag of the US State of Georgia on a flagpole. According to US law regarding the handling of flags, the US flag must fly above a sub-national flag on a flagpole. The US flag and the flag of any other sovereign country must be placed beside each other on flagpoles of equal size.

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

There is no modern country that does not have a national flag. Even the Vatican, home of the Pope, has a flag. These designs provoke a spectrum of emotions inside humans, like fear or anger or pride. Flags invoke a variety of feelings, yet they are just sheets of cloth with designs on them. Humans a...

Presidential Race 2016

New speculation emerges as Hillary Clinton admits to considering entering the 2016 presidential race.

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor

April 18, 2014

Rand Paul- Being son of the former presidential candidate Ron Paul, many libertarian voters turn to Rand Paul for presidential candidacy in 2016. Although he has not released any official confirmation on entering the presidential race, Ron Paul supporters are already weary of the possible results of having ...

Teenagers and Communism

A look into the archive of one of the many blogs I have observed, the URL being “red-american”, if anybody might be curious to witness one small example of this odd and sudden surge of disillusioned socialists.

Joley Odom, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

As an atypical American teenage girl I avidly asses a spectrum of different outlets, social and news-based, specifically on the internet. As someone who frequents the website, I have noticed a certain trend among adolescents and young adults ages 13-25: communism. Now, I'm not exactly sure...

We Are Our Society

This Pinterest board displays numerous advertisements from the 1940’s and ‘60’s, as well as more recent advertisements. They show the dramatic change in the world’s views on body image.

Reilly Deckard, Staff Writer

October 30, 2013

Our perspective on attractiveness from the 1940’s to now has changed drastically. It does not matter how honest and generous someone is or how abusive and cruel someone is. The only thing that matters is how many people like their photos on social media and how small the number on the scale is. Throughout...

Friday Links: U.S. Government Shutdown

President Obama delivers a speech to the American people concerning the government shutdown on October 1st, largely blaming the Republicans

Sam Dobrotka, Staff Writer

October 11, 2013

On September 30, the United States Government shut down due to the inability of the House and Senate to agree on a funding bill. Republicans wish to defund Obamacare, while Democrats will not agree to anything unless the government is reopened and the borrowing limit is increased.  President Obama delivered a speec...

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