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Opinion: Now What?

Opinion: Now What?
Joshua Groom, Copy Editor November 20, 2020

On Saturday morning, the headline on conservative news aggregator website Drudge Report read “You’re Fired!,” an allusion to Donald Trump’s quintessential remark on NBC’s The Apprentice, before...

The Electoral College is Historically Flawed

electoral map 2012-2020
Kirk Meyers, News Editor November 20, 2020

The Electoral College stands to be one of the most confusing and controversial parts of the U.S. political system. It’s the same system that awarded Donald Trump the 2016 presidency despite Hillary...

The Ebbtide Endorses Joe Biden for President

Joe & Jill Biden on a  2020 presidential campaign.
Ebbtide Staff October 23, 2020
Biden is a hard working, honest man with a dedication to bringing out the best in us. He entered politics through a belief in civil rights, and is oft to remind us that’s what launched his campaign this cycle. He is running as a unifier, a coalition builder, and a return to normalcy.

Why You’ve Got to Vote

Why You’ve Got to Vote
Kirk Meyers, News Editor October 23, 2020

As the encroaching election draws closer, it’s important to make sure that, if you’re eligible, you’ve registered to vote, and mail in your ballot by Nov. 3. And never has it been so crucial to vote...

Opinion: Autopsy of a Political Revolution

Opinion: Autopsy of a Political Revolution
Juan Páez May 1, 2020

(Photo: Vidar Nordli-Mathisen via Unsplash) The events surrounding the 2020 democratic primary will likely be forgotten; cast aside as mere footnotes overshadowed by the COVID-19 pandemic. But no...

Opinion: America’s Missed Opportunity

Opinion: America's Missed Opportunity
Kamryn Scurry May 1, 2020

(Photo: Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons) Like a number of people my age, I was disappointed to hear that Sen. Bernie Sanders dropped out of the democratic primary. After suspending his campaign,...

Opinion: COVID-19 and the College Experience

Opinion: COVID-19 and the College Experience
Zoe Plattner May 1, 2020

( Photo illustration: Tim Gouw via Unsplash) I’ve always had a bit of a fatalistic streak. I believe that my generation is doomed to confront mass extinction with global warming and that the U.S....

Opinion: Democratic Primary Heads Into Decisive Phase

Opinion: Democratic Primary Heads Into Decisive Phase
Juan Páez February 21, 2020

The democratic and republican primaries stand in stark contrast. The democratic moderate establishment has yet to find a candidate to fully coalesce behind, while poll after poll shows that Bernie...

Opinion: Privacy In Journalism — Where do we draw the line?

Jordan Ghita February 9, 2020

On Jan. 26, 2020, the news of basketball legend Kobe Bryant’s death stunned the world. However, also shocking was the way in which this news was shared. TMZ was the first to report the news mere hours...

Letter to the Editor

February 9, 2020

Speaking as a member of the SCC community, the uncertainty of the future of the dental hygiene program poses a great concern. Faculty and students have been living in angst since the announcement was made...

Opinion: MLB Unwittingly Incentivizes Cheating

Ed Strong February 9, 2020

If you follow sports even a little bit, you might have already heard about the sign-stealing scandal rocking Major League Baseball over the past month. What is Sign Stealing? Prior to every pitch, the...

Opinion: The Australian Bushfires– More Than Meets The Eye

Opinion: The Australian Bushfires-- More Than Meets The Eye
Jordan Ghita January 24, 2020

The recent media coverage of Australia’s wildfires is leaving one question largely unanswered: How are the region’s First Nations people being affected? What is happening? Due to severe droughts,...

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