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The minimum wage should not rise

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law in March that raises the state minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next six years.  Other companies, cities and states have either passed similar legislation, raising minimum wages to $15, or proposed doing so within the coming years. When minimum wage was signed into law in 1938 with the […]

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Buzzfeed and CNN release allegations against Trump Russian Relations

When two major news publications practiced bias journalism, the legitimacy of our current president was called into question. Publishing unsubstantiated claims and possibly false information has lead to the continued polarization and division of this nation. CNN and BuzzFeed reported allegations of Russian interference in the presidential election on Jan. 10. Earlier that day, CNN released reports suggesting the possibility […]

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NBA eligibility rule should be changed

Before Article X(new NBA draft eligibility rules),  we have seen the best and the worst players come out of college. Lebron James and Kobe Bryant were drafted straight out of high school and were rookie sensations. On the other hand, there are the players coming out of high school who end up like Leon Smith and Korleone Young did, who […]

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All Star games waste player’s talent

By Jacob Dillard All the players in All-Star games will al- ways tell you, “You have to be there” to get the full experience of it. But really, what is there to experience? This “full experience” includes watching the best players in the league participating in meaningless skill challenges, and a game in which you could get the same experience […]

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Fans Want and Enjoy All Star Game

By Alex Langan Ever since July 6, 1933, the day the first All-Star Game in Major League Baseball was played, fans have enjoyed All-Star games and their festivities in all four major professional sports leagues in the US: the NFL, NBA, MLB and the NHL. Despite a growing sentiment against All-Star games with many fans calling for their elimination, the […]

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Corporal punishment paddles down public education

It seems like something out of a Victorian-age movie. A child is pulled out of class for spitting on another student and is taken to the principal’s office to be paddled. He screams and cries as he’s beaten in a manner protected by Georgia laws. That’s exactly what happened in April last school year in Jasper County Primary School. A […]

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Fans want and enjoy the All-Star games

Ever since July 6, 1933, the day the first All-Star Game in Major League Baseball was played, fans have enjoyed All-Star games and their festivities in all four major professional sports leagues in the US: the NFL, NBA, MLB and the NHL. Despite a growing sentiment against All-Star games with many fans calling for their elimination, the games remain excellent […]

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John Lewis takes stand on new President

January was a busy month in the media. We got a new president, numerous protests broke out across the country and some politicians decided to take a stand. John Lewis’ appearances at the protests happening in downtown Atlanta were all over local media platforms. Lewis is a great man. He worked with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and organized countless […]

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All Star games need a purpose

All the players in All-Star games will always tell you, “You have to be there” to get the full experience of it. But really, what is there to experience? This “full experience” includes watching the best players in the league participating in meaningless skill challenges, and a game that you could get the same experience in a backyard football game. […]

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The unnecessary commercialization of Valentine’s Day

Saint Valentine: the man, the myth, the legend. There are varying accounts of countless Saint Valentines, with no one knowing who they really were and what they did. One such tale involved a Saint named Valentine who confessed his forbidden love before being put to death. Another Saint was a kind-hearted Roman priest who married young couples against the orders […]

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