The Clarion

Are we being too sensitive?

Free Speech Graphic
November 10, 2015

Free speech is but one of the key components of a democracy, and a right that Americans have been advocating for and fighting about for centuries. As a journalist, an American, and a free thinker, free...

Informed voters save America

ballot box
September 19, 2014

In 2012, a total of 58.7 percent of the population voted in the general election. This isn’t a bad turnout, but is it really the number we should be looking at? It’s not, or at least, shouldn’t...

Senate upholds billionaire’s ability to buy our elections

September 19, 2014

Despite public disapproval, the Senate chose to keep the Citizens United ruling in place earlier this month. In other words, there is now no limit to the amount of money corporations and unions can spend...

Election over, now is the time to move forward

November 13, 2012

The robo-calls have stopped, yard signs are being taken down and real commercials are back on T.V. President Barack Obama was re-elected for another four year term. The election may or may not have turned...

Students may be more susceptible to not putting in the research, but young voters need to be conscious of issues

October 25, 2012

Voting gives Americans a sense of purpose. We are taught to believe that our ability to vote for a presidential candidate actually matters, as it is a decision that will affect us for the rest of our lives....

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