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Spiderman Questions Traditional Heroes

The Spider-Man franchise recently received a refreshing reboot in “The Amazing Spider-Man,” the newest take on the super-hero’s mythology. Although the previous trilogy that gave Spider-Man a cinematic depiction ended less than a decade ago, Marc Webb’s new interpretation seeks… Read More ›

Friendship With a Republican

I’m friends with a conservative. She is a right-wing, republican voting, supporter of small government, pro-life, non-pacifist, all out conservative.  She is also someone I genuinely respect and care for. For me, being friends with a conservative is a big… Read More ›

A Word from the Co-Editor

The United States has a problem with violent crime. The FBI reports that the violent crime rate was 403.6 per 100,000 people in 2010. Firearms also play into these rates: 68% of murders, 42% of robberies, and 22% of aggravated… Read More ›

A Word From the Co-Editor

How does society’s interpretation of authority affect the perpetration of violence? Contrast recent shootings involving police officers. Last week, police constables (PC) Nicola Hughes, 23, and Fiona Bone, 32, responded to a fake burglary call in the Tameside borough of… Read More ›