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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Merrill Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Portland, Main (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Is “unplugging” the right way to handle political anxiety?

The American presidential election has infused an apocalyptic energy in the political discourse that has enraged, confused, and divided the general public. To say this is overwhelming is an understatement. From the first Republican debate to the President-Elect’s latest tweet, people all over the United States and the world have become enthralled by the drama that now characterizes the nation’s […]

by Sam Kane· · 0 comments · Opinion
Political correctness is (mostly) correct

Political correctness is (mostly) correct

Before I move into the heart of my opinion this week, I’d like to thank you all. Over the past three years, I’ve published an opinion piece in the Echo nearly every week. It’s become a ritual that I savor, not just because it makes me feel like a minor political pundit or some kind of anti-administration activist. I value […]

Stop de-Americanizing dissenters

Stop de-Americanizing dissenters

As the situation in Syria deteriorates and events such as the recent Paris attacks worsen fears about general safety, debates on whether or not we should be taking in more refugees are growing increasingly heated. President Obama hopes to take in 10,000 more Syrian refugees this year, but the U.S. Congress, and state governors, remain divided on whether we should […]

by Ethan Schuler· · 0 comments · Opinion