Old Gold & Black

We should continue to fight for what we believe in

We should continue to fight for what we believe in
November 17, 2016

The morning after the election, I woke up feeling dejected. I had a pit lodged in my stomach, and all it seemed to do was grow. As I walked around campus that morning, I noticed what an eerie day it was....

Donald Trump encapsulates evil and is unfit for president

Donald Trump encapsulates evil and is unfit for president
November 3, 2016

In 2008, Barack Obama was elected president, and incredible political and social movements took hold. The first African American and the most progressive president our country has seen in many decades...

Global warming is a reality that needs to be stopped

Global warming is a reality that needs to be stopped
October 6, 2016

Hopefully, you have accepted that global warming is real. It is heating our oceans and lands and threatens hundreds of millions of people who live in coastal regions and whose eventual migrations will...

We need to change to stop global warming

We need to change to stop global warming
September 29, 2016

The consequences of global warming are more dire than just enduring the heat. As I’ve walked around campus this semester to class, the mailroom, Water Tower Field and back to my off-campus house, I’ve...

Donald Trump is no help to the U.S.

Donald Trump is no help to the U.S.
September 22, 2016

If Donald Trump is elected, his plans will never be fully enacted. Moody’s Analytics assumed as much and derived their estimates with that in mind. Despite that fact, Moody’s estimated that Trump’s...

Trump’s trade policy is not the answer

Trump’s trade policy is not the answer
September 15, 2016

On trade, Donald Trump leaves much to be desired within the U.S. The businessman, who has bankrupted his companies six times, doesn’t support free markets. Instead, he encourages protectionism and apparently...

Donald Trump is bad for our economy

Donald Trump is bad for our economy
September 8, 2016

I think we can all agree that hearing the same thing repeatedly becomes tiresome. I particularly feel my blood boil when it  leads to some wildly unsubstantiated conclusion. While many assertions are...

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