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    Let’s Talk It Out: The U.S. and Israel’s Nuclear Lovers’ Quarrel

    By Christian Pedraza  Since its creation in 1948, Israel has been a friend of the United States, and it is currently one of our most important allies in the turbulent Middle East. Although no diplomatic relationship is perfect, the partnership of Israel and the United States has taken significant hits under the administrations of U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli […]

  • Man on A Wire: The Challenging Campaign Facing Candidate Rand Paul

    Man on A Wire: The Challenging Campaign Facing Candidate Rand Paul

    By Austin McCandlish In late February 2015, the Conservative Political Action Conference held its annual straw poll, asking members of the conference to pick whom they would like to see as the next President of the United States. For the third year in a row, the members of CPAC- impassioned and bright minded activists- chose Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky. […]

  • Humane Executions: The Paradox of American Capital Punishment

    Humane Executions: The Paradox of American Capital Punishment

    By Bailey Palmer To the unsavory (and, perhaps, unlucky) few who land on death row, the last years of life are unpleasant at best. Beyond the agony of a ticking countdown to execution, inmates face a rollercoaster of appeals processes and live in an environment far more isolated than that of the run-of-the-mill inmate. The average time spent on death […]

  • Why Your Children Won’t Know How to Drive a Stick – Or an Automatic, Either

    Why Your Children Won’t Know How to Drive a Stick – Or an Automatic, Either

    By Connor Quirk Innovations in technology have fundamentally shaped society today. The rate of advancement has been exponential: it began with the floppy disk in 1971, moved to the cell phone in 1981, the Macintosh computer in 1984, the webpage in 1991, and the iPhone in 2007. Given how quickly we have progressed, it is tempting to believe adoption of […]

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    The Truth About Modern Day Slavery

    By Jacquelyn Harms Slavery is thought of as a relic of the past, existing only among the yellowing pages of history books. This atrocity has been long over in the United States. Many assume that slavery just doesn’t happen anymore; that that part of human history is over. However, the difficult truth is that modern day slavery exists, and that […]

  • Maximum Humanity: Comparing The American Prison System With Norway’s Convict Haven

    Maximum Humanity: Comparing The American Prison System With Norway’s Convict Haven

    By Dillon Thompson “Solitary confinement literally drives men mad.” These simple and memorable words could be heard by anyone listening in on a recent hearing held by the House Financial Services and Federal Government Subcommittee. House committees are not easily moved by comments like this though, as they hear shock-inducing and overly dramatic claims like these practically every week, typically […]

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    Terrorism 2.0: ISIL’s New Brand of Terrorism

    By Shaun Kleber ISIL, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, has shifted from attacking humans to attacking humanity in a broader sense, and while the distinction may seem small, the implications are terrifyingly large. The world is used to terrorist organizations driven by hatred for the West and carrying out attacks accordingly, but ISIL is motivated by a […]

  • Q&A with David Adelman, former Georgia State Senator and US Ambassador to Singapore

    Q&A with David Adelman, former Georgia State Senator and US Ambassador to Singapore

    By William Brockman It may sound scary now, but years down the road the leadership of our state and country will be entrusted, in part, to some of your fellow students here at the University of Georgia. Perhaps you will share a table at Bolton with a future state senator, or maybe a machine at Ramsey with a future U.S. […]

  • Sine Die! The 1st Session of the 153rd Georgia General Assembly Comes to a Close

    Sine Die! The 1st Session of the 153rd Georgia General Assembly Comes to a Close

    By Joseph Hendricks As of midnight on April 2 the 1st session of the 153rd Georgia General Assembly was complete. The final day of the session is referred to as “Sine Die,” which simply means that the General Assembly will be in adjournment until the next calendar year. This General Assembly was charged with solving many of Georgia’s most pressing […]

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    $15 Transatlantic Travel: Too Good to be True

    By Laura Pontari Every year thousands of Americans experience wanderlust, an overwhelming desire to travel, and take a journey “across the pond” to experience all that Europe has to offer. A transatlantic expedition, however, often comes with a hefty price tag. Last month RyanAir made dreams come true for American travelers when it announced it would be offering $15 one-way […]

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