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Confronting Rice’s legacy on Iraq

Confronting Rice’s legacy on Iraq

Posted On: March 26, 2015

As a public official, Rice made concrete decisions that had real effects on real people’s lives. If we [...]

Amending amnesty

Amending amnesty

Posted On: March 26, 2015

Too much is at risk in matters of alcohol poisoning for the school to continue with a misleading [...]

Undermining women’s issues with misleading statistics

Undermining women’s issues with misleading statistics

Posted On: March 26, 2015

Besides the fact that the 77 cents statistic is based on intellectually bankrupt assumptions, continued usage of the [...]

Seeing potential, Flat Hat endorses Whitaker for Student Assembly President

Seeing potential, Flat Hat endorses Whitaker for Student Assembly President

Posted On: March 23, 2015

Whitaker and Pinkerton have the potential to lead a productive and meaningful Student Assembly. Once the campaign ends, [...]

A helping hand: how the counseling center supported me

A helping hand: how the counseling center supported me

Posted On: March 23, 2015

It was during these times at the counseling center that I truly learned the value of being authentic. [...]

Constitutional, but not acceptable

Constitutional, but not acceptable

Posted On: March 23, 2015

Was the chant legally permissible? Do students have the constitutional right to ignorant, malicious language? Yes, according to [...]

The sounds behind a fond farewell

The sounds behind a fond farewell

Posted On: March 19, 2015

When you walk into the Flat Hat’s unassuming office, you’ll see white walls, big wooden desks and half-broken [...]

Title IX, eliminating small sports

Title IX, eliminating small sports

Posted On: March 19, 2015

The law, commonly referred to as Title IX, is a portion of the United States Education Amendments of [...]

Calling all candidates

Calling all candidates

Posted On: March 16, 2015

The lack of candidates for the class of 2017 is a major concern for the competitiveness of SA [...]

Dear Mr. Gates: A plea for the presidency

Dear Mr. Gates: A plea for the presidency

Posted On: March 16, 2015

When Sen. Harry Reid asked if you wanted to be vice president under President Barack Obama, you almost [...]