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Re-visiting the case of racial prejudice

It has been a little over one month since the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The shooting has since signified growing distrust, anger and frustration with the American justice system, particularly in how it…

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Poor voter turnout is a non-issue

“… democracy is the worst form of Government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time…” Winston Churchill, speech, House of Commons, 11 November 1947.

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NFL’s overtime needs to be reevaluated yet again

Imagine a sport where your team has tied the score with only seconds on the clock, forcing overtime, only to have their prospects of a win significantly dashed by the harsh probability of a two-sided coin. This was the nature…

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The Wisdom to Know the Difference

On Sept.1, Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president, Sam Lambert, gave a speech to all first-years at the O-Week opening ceremonies.