Rising above chaos: Reflecting on the Las Vegas music festival mass shooting

Concerts are places for people to come together, have a good time, forget life for awhile, get lost in music. When concerts are attacked, that happy, free atmosphere fades

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Is it about Islam?

Last year, I published an article titled “Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie,” an attempt to both distance myself from the derogatory brand of egalitarianism displayed by the publication as well as the rash extremism of the abjectly un-Islamic militants. From Beirut to Paris, 2015 has proved that both occident and orient faces a clear and common enemy.

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For the people, by the people

As a journalist, it is not my job to tell people what to think and believe or how to feel. My role is to give the facts, as I know them to be true, provide them in an understandable way, and allow the readers to form their own educated decisions.

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Disaster strikes in Washington high school…now what?

The media covers shootings from every possible angle and exhaust any and all talking points, but it is soon replaced by the next big news story. It doesn’t take our country long to forget about something like this and move on to the next story that will gain great ratings.

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What’s Happened With the NFL?

I’m a huge football fan, but frankly I’m disgusted by what these individuals who play football do off the field. The NFL should be an organization that provides a positive influence on the community. The image they’re projecting right now is one of thugs and liars.

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Student (is this real) Life

If I had to compare my aversion to conflict in layman’s terms, I would liken myself to a Chihuahua. So basically, whenever anyone’s disagreements heighten over 75 decibels, you can nearly guarantee I will be sitting in the corner equating my reaction to be 33 percent fear, 33 percent shake, 33 percent anxiety, and 1 percent possibility of needing to nervous pee.

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