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Trump’s unclear stance on Syria: CRSA’s response

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April 21, 2017

By the Committee for Refugee Student Access On April 4, a chemical attack was carried out in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, killing upwards of 70 civilians. The U.S. was quick to blame Syrian Dictator Bashar al-Assad, and, just a day la...

Bending the arc of history back and forth

February 10, 2017

In politics, it seems there is nothing new under the sun. A century ago, on 5 February 1917, Congress passed by an overwhelming majority the first legislation in American history restricting immigration. Due to chaos and conflict ab...

Democalypse 2016: Forecasting a summer of election madness

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April 22, 2016

In my final article of the year, I think it’s important to reflect on the roller coaster of a primary we have experienced thus far, as well as provide some insight for the coming months. This election has been unpredictable an...

A message from Al Storm

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April 22, 2016

I am currently addressing the people of Macalester and the world. Yes, it is true that I’m going to be at the Al Storm Games this year, 2016. I will be there, but you may not know who I am; I may disguise myself while I’m the...

Democalypse 2016: Analyzing possible paths for MN legislature

April 8, 2016

Originally, I had planned to discuss in more detail the race between Ted Cruz and Donald Trump. However, I was reminded that the presidential election is not the only important race we should pay attention to in 2016. While mo...

Democalypse 2016: A farewell to Marco Rubio and a farewell to sanity

March 25, 2016

Last Tuesday, after a fierce campaign and despite engagement of supporters from both sides of the political spectrum, Marco Rubio lost his home state of Florida and all of its 99 delegates to Donald Trump. Following this decisive lo...

Trump & Sanders: Why I don’t support either end of the spectrum

March 4, 2016

American politics in 2016 makes me want to cry. As a moderate conservative, I become more frightened every day that my party will be represented by Donald Trump. Even just a few years ago, I loved the caricature of Donald Tr...

Democalypse 2016: How will the upcoming caucuses shake out?

January 29, 2016

It’s been a little over a month since the last time I wrote, and, by the time this piece is published, the Iowa caucuses will be only three days away. In my previous article, I made a few predictions that I would like to ad...

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