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House of Representatives names bison ‘national mammal’

Published: April 28, 2016 Commentary by JOE EVANS Today, the bison was named the United States’ “national mammal,” standing proudly alongside the bald eagle as America’s animal mascots. I, for…

Brazil struggles under limelight of Olympics

Brazil struggles under limelight of Olympics

Published: April 28, 2016 After allegations of corruption, fear of Zika virus, Brazil faces  worldwide scrutiny in preparation for 2016 Summer Olympics Commentary by ERIN MCCORMICK With only 100 days…

Sanders visits Vatican City, meets Pope

Published: April 21, 2016 Commentary by ERIN MCCORMICK This weekend, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders flew to Rome to speak on the “moral economy” in front of the Pontifical Academy…

Pesky vegan troublemakers strike, bother police

Published: April 21, 2016 Satire by JESSICA NICKEL This past week, police clashed yet again with members of the hipster group known as “the vegans.” The location this time: Berlin.…

Industries strike back at ‘bathroom bills’

Industries strike back at ‘bathroom bills’

Published: April 21, 2016 The rise of obviously transphobic legislation threatens recent LGBT progress Commentary by JOE EVANS In the past few years, I have been tremendously proud of the…

Editor steps down, hopes Forum continues discourse

Published: April 14, 2016 Commentary by MATTHEW DEFRENZA Something that has resonated well with me for quite some time was the official Her Campus response to the article that I…

FBI sponsors company to hack into iPhone

Published: April 14, 2016 Commentary by JOE EVANS According to the Washington Post, the FBI paid independent hackers a one-time fee to break into the iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook,…

Student calls for increased gun control

Student calls for increased gun control

Published: April 14, 2016 Cites recent turbulence and increased gun violence as need for vigilance Commentary by SERGIO CACERES What is a mass shooting? According to the FBI, four or…

Letter to the Editor: Student Government speaks

Published: April 8, 2016 In last week’s edition of The Aquinas, Mr. Matthew DeFrenza—in “University responds to Mulberry Street crossing”—opined yet again a piece of schoolyard chicanery masquerading as a…

Love at first sight, colloquialism or truth?

Published: April 7, 2016 Commentary by SERGIO CACERES Does love at first sight really exist? We grow up learning that love is a human emotion that we feel. We also…