Editorial

What should be done with the detainees at Guantánamo?

What should be done with the detainees at Guantánamo?

If we still have prisoners there that are essential to the security of the nation, then we should process them legally, extract credible information and release them or execute them accordingly. The fact that they have been there for so long indicates that they know either very little or nothing […]

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How do you feel about drones and what should the regulations be?

How do you feel about drones and what should the regulations be?

In a military sense, drones are perfect. You don’t risk sending in U.S. soldiers to a hot zone, and they possess the ability for long-term flight making them accurate and deadly. And because someone on the ground pilots the drone remotely, there’s still a human element to decide what’s right […]

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Is the torture of suspected terrorists ever justified? Why or why not?

At an Armed Service Committee, Senator Cotton sparked tons of controversy when he said, “The only problem with Guantanamo Bay is there are too many empty beds. Terrorists can rot in Hell, but as long as they don’t do that, they can rot in Guantanamo Bay.” I think that was […]

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Should WCC be a smoke-free campus? What about e-cigarettes?

Should WCC be a smoke-free campus? What about e-cigarettes?

I have been a smoker for over 20 years. I quit about 7 years ago. I have been on both sides in college as a smoker and a non-smoker. I feel we as a campus should just abide by the current UH policies restricting smoking to certain areas. I know […]

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In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo killings and North Korea’s reaction to the “The Interview,” should there be a line drawn on press freedom in satire?

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo killings and North Korea’s reaction to the “The Interview,” should there be a line drawn on press freedom in satire?

Yes, there should be only one line drawn through freedom in satire, and that line should be through censorship. I can’t think of a better way to let political leaders abuse their power over media than to censor political satire. In fact, because of the lackluster information mainstream media provides, […]

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