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“It is an urgent necessity that officials adhere to these constitutional guarantees and mandates in all their actions, even in the sphere of foreign affairs. An anxious world must know that our Government remains committed always to the liberties the Constitution seeks to preserve and protec…

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From a lone 15-year-old with a cardboard sign protesting outside the Swedish Parliament last year to a featured speaker at Davos in January, Greta Thunberg has come a long way. Thunberg, now 16, is hardly the first climate activist, but she is the first to enjoy attention of this magnitude.

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Hispanic Heritage Month is a national celebration from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 of Hispanic people and their contributions to this country through art and culture. It is an excellent opportunity to learn about the many cultures, people and traditions that are part of the Hispanic community. Hispa…

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“And once again Einar became exhausted by the world failing to know who he was.” — The Danish Girl

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Like many of you reading this, I am a fresh face on campus — though not as a freshman, but rather as a junior transfer student. Hailing from San Antonio and earning an associate degree in business this past spring by way of Northwest Vista College, I felt ready for my new journey as a studen…

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As the years pass, there are more and more people who weren’t alive to witness the events of 9/11. Many are too young to remember — just like me.

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One hundred years ago on Nov. 11, the cadets of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (AMC) declared a “strike” and took to the paths and roads of Bryan in celebration because, just one year before — at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month — the Armistice Tr…

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Maybe Barabara Lee was clairvoyant; maybe she was the only person with a decent grasp of the relevant political philosophy. Either way, merely three days after Sept. 11, when the representative became the lone vote against beginning The War on Terror, Lee planted a flower that is blooming only now.

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In the initial throes of back-to-school machinations and pageantries, it is easy to get lost in the grand spectacle-for-the-sake-of-spectacle that has become the rituals surrounding this yearly event. Therefore, let me take this opportunity to inform you that our collective future is under threat.

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As the amusingly convoluted plot of “Mission Impossible: Fallout” unfurls, an enraged subordinate asks the film’s villain: “Why did you have to make this so f---ing complicated?” Americans, frustrated by the way we choose our president, may know the feeling.

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I have to admit that I wasn’t all that surprised when news first emerged that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and a friend had appeared in a racist blackface/KKK photo from his 1984 medical school yearbook. (It’s not clear who is in which costume.) My reaction wasn’t so much a judgment on Northa…