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Americans are moving to Europe for debt-free college degrees

Regular tuition increases have been proposed for the upcoming years, according to CSU Assistant Vice Chancellor for Budget Ryan Storm. Signs held during the CFA informational picket on campus on Nov. 8, 2011. (Andres Aguila/ The Sundial)

Daniela Barhanna

December 28, 2017

“How are we going to pay for our children’s college education?” That is a question that can paralyze any parent in America today. When 18-year-old Jared Devon from Chapel Hill, N.C. decided in 2015 to apply for a bachelor’s program in international business at The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,...

United States isolated in world fight against climate change

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Daniela Barhanna

November 20, 2017

At the annual United Nations climate conference, which took place in Bonn, Germany, Nov. 6 to Nov. 13, Syria announced its plan to sign the Paris climate accord, leaving the U.S. the only country opposed to the deal. The Paris climate accord was signed by 195 countries in the French capital in 2015 in an e...

The origin of equality

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Daniela Barhanna

October 31, 2017

In light of the Harvey Weinstein allegations, actress Alyssa Milano revived the #MeToo campaign (initially created by Tarana Burke) on Twitter. She urged anyone who has been sexually harassed or assaulted to tweet #MeToo and share their personal stories in order to expose the scale of sexual abuse. Here&...

Turkey visa ban leaves students worried about their futures

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Daniela Barhanna

October 30, 2017

After the U.S. announced it was suspending most visa services at its diplomatic facilities in Turkey earlier this month, Turkish tourists, students and business people, among others, have been banned from obtaining necessary paperwork to enter the U.S. Shortly after the U.S. announced the ban, the Tu...

A nation divided between “Us” and “Them”

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Daniela Barhanna

October 5, 2017

When former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick chose to kneel instead of standing during the national anthem last season in protest of police brutality, he received a great deal of criticism. Last week he got it from a very particular source: President Donald J. Trump. Instead of acknowledging...

A Last-Ditch Effort: The GOP now has until Sept. 30 to kill as many Americans as they can

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Daniela Barhanna

September 29, 2017

Satire, not real news. WASHINGTON ­­– In a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, Senate Republicans now have until Sept. 30 to pass the Graham-Cassidy bill, a healthcare bill put forth by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. and Bill Cassidy, R-La. that will allow your state governor to det...

Feeling left out of terrible Republican decisions, Betsy DeVos rolls back campus sexual assault guidelines

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Daniela Barhanna

September 18, 2017

Satire, not real news. WASHINGTON ­– Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced that the Department of Education has begun the process of rolling back the Obama-era guidelines on campus sexual assault. DeVos stated that the current guidelines were “unfair” and that “the accused is a victim...

The end of DACA: 800,000 peoples’ futures squashed by tiny hands

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Daniela Barhanna

September 15, 2017

Satire, not real newsWASHINGTON ­– Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Tuesday the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. “We love all immigrants,” said Sessions during his announcement, “We just don’t like the illegal immigra...

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