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Even with Biden’s new wall commitment, Congress is the real immigration villain

Even with Biden’s new wall commitment, Congress is the real immigration villain

Emma Power, Opinion Columnist October 20, 2023

Border walls were first built for protection, to stop the incursion of a city or a small town from thieves and conquering armies. Did they work? Yes, to the extent of their original purpose. Walls have...

Drilling our own grave

Drilling our own grave

Approval of the Willow Project is a missed opportunity to do better
Ava Peinhardt, Opinion Columnist April 6, 2023

Over spring break on March 13, President Joe Biden made a decision that would impact the future of millions. His approval of the Willow Project, an oil drilling venture proposed by ConocoPhillips, goes...

Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan struggles in the courts

Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan struggles in the courts

Nearly half of Trinity’s student body could stand to benefit from the plan going through
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter November 3, 2022

COVID impacted people’s lives in a multitude of ways, but especially financially. People with student loans struggled with federal student loan payments, and in an effort to alleviate this financial...

In Defense of Krysten Sinema and Joe Manchin

In Defense of Krysten Sinema and Joe Manchin

Democrats must present a united front for success
Ben Falcon, Opinion Columnist November 4, 2021

Since Biden proposed his three-part Build Back Better plan, valued at $7 trillion, support for Republican control of Congress has risen steadily. Moreover, President Biden’s popularity has dropped 10...

Build back better diplomacy, not what once was

Build back better diplomacy, not what once was

Why Biden's first term must not be an Obama reboot
Ben Falcon, Opinion Columnist February 14, 2021

When George W. Bush became president in 2001, the country was faced with tangled crises, both foreign and domestic. The protracted constitutional crisis that was Bush v. Gore left the nation fiercely divided....

Carmen Mercado leaves Alamo Stadium after voting as poll worker Amy Riggle, class of ‘09, waits outside. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

Students contend with uncertainty of election

Dana Nichols November 5, 2020
Days after election day, students of all political ideologies left hanging for results
Photo credit: Ren Rader

The Ghosts of GOP Future

Ben Falcon September 10, 2020
Why we are far past simply removing Trump from the equation.
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