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It’s time to finally address the gun problem

It’s time to finally address the gun problem

By Steven Richardson, Cartoonist/Staff writer

December 18, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Mass shootings have become so frequent in the United States that during the writing of this column I had to rework my information from the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado to include the latest shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. that happened only five days later. The fact that these mass shootings have beco...

Hillary Clinton and personal email use: nothing to see here

Hillary Clinton and personal email use: nothing to see here

By Anagha Indic, Co-Editor

April 12, 2015


Filed under Opinion

An email scandal. So original. Hillary Clinton found herself in the midst of a controversy last month when reports surfaced that she had used a private email account during her time as Secretary of State in the Obama administration. Reports stated that Mrs. Clinton used only one email account,...

What has happened to basic human decency?

What has happened to basic human decency?

By Alli Caulfield, Co-Editor

March 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion

There is no doubt that bullying plays a prevalent role in American society. A 2011 study by the National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics estimated that as many as 30 percent of students in the United States have been bullied in school. With social media use on the...

Five finalists, but no winner in principal contest

Five finalists, but no winner in principal contest

By Chris Ludlam, Opinion Editor

March 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

When I hear the word “finalists,” I imagine that there will soon be a winner. A final person will finish above the rest and receive the prize. And yet, twice now AMSA has declared a host of “finalists” for the vacant principal job, and twice now no “winner” has been declared. Interim...

Mr. Williams, do the honorable thing and resign

Mr. Williams, do the honorable thing and resign

By The Voice Staff, Editorial

February 7, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Journalism is built upon a foundation of truth. Reporters are taught to present their stories as transparently as possible, clearing a path to the facts. Here at The AMSA Voice, our very motto translates to “the truth will set you free.” Thus it is sad, confounding, and frustrating that, apparent...

A blind eye no more toward Africa

A blind eye no more toward Africa

By Chris Ludlam, Opinion Editor

February 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Everyone, it seems, has heard about the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France last month. If you haven’t, then you need to be more in touch with the world. But have you heard about the Baga Massacre, which occurred just days before? Given how much has been in the news about it (i.e., how little), I doub...

Attack in France unites supporters of free speech

Attack in France unites supporters of free speech

By The Voice Staff, Editorial

January 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Sometimes it seems as if any time attention is turned to the news, there is something about a city being bombed or a terrorist lurking in the shadows of a country. Turning on the television this past week proved no different. Two masked gunmen, now known to be brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi,...

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