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#BringBackOurGirls.............. ALL OF THEM!

Recently, 200 girls were kidnapped from a Boarding school in Nigeria prompting media and social network attention around our country. News outlets across the nation brought attention to Islamist fundamentalist that kidnapped the young ladies and are now holding them from ransom.

 

Money Madness: Why and How College Athletes Should be Paid

Free markets and college football. Deeply embedded into the sociocultural fabric of American life, these two time-honored traditions are incompatible.

 

Re-characterizing an unfair portrayal

Oftentimes I feel as though the views of the Republican Party are not properly characterized in campus discourse. Today I’d like to briefly summarize four oft-ignored perspectives on the Republican economic agenda, which isn’t as scary as it is usually portrayed in campus debate.

 

Why respect a Republican/Democrat?

“Why should I respect a Republican or Democrat’s political views on campus when he or she draws conclusions completely contrary to my own?” Some of us at Duke answer this question with, “I shouldn’t have to.

 

Fourth grade inmates and the Republican Party

If you read at an average pace, it will take you four minutes to finish this column. By the time you’re done, approximately nine U.S. students will have dropped out of high school.

 

Should Judges Be Elected?

When Justice Sandra Day O'Connor retired from the Supreme Court in January of 2006, one of the issues she felt very strongly about was the increasingly common call for federal judges, and state judges, to be elected as opposed to appointed.

 

Nonprofits Are Our Informal Government

As the director of a nonprofit 501(c)(3), I have had to quickly learn how these kinds of organizations function. I had been an employee, volunteer, and member of nonprofits in the past, but taking a leadership position in one has been an entirely new experience.

 

THE POLITICUS: COLLEGE USER GENERATED CHALLENGE {2013}

THE POLITICUS invites YOU to participate in our 3rd annual user generated college writing challenge. Contestants are asked to create smart, sophisticated and topical articles about our favorite subject politics!