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‘The Late Show’ is not news, Colbert’s Trump comments were justified

‘The Late Show’ is not news, Colbert’s Trump comments were justified

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
May 12, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Society, Television

Donald Trump’s benchmark of his presidency has passed. His 100th day was met with multiple interviews including an interview with “Face the Nation” host, John Dickerson. During the interview Donald Trump was very evasive of any questions regarding his tax returns, the progress he made with his...

Loose environmental policies will have a direct negative impact on the environment

Loose environmental policies will have a direct negative impact on the environment

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
March 30, 2017
Filed under Columns, Environment & Ecology, OPINION, Politics

Imperative environmental policies are set for a rollback under the Trump administration, and the potential ramifications are immense. Let's allow history to remind us why we have such policies in place. In Niagara Falls, New York lies the small community of Love Canal, which is remembered for being...

HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’ parallels current American politics

HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’ parallels current American politics

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
February 14, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories

Aaron Sorkin’s HBO series The Newsroom is a show that presented news in a truthful manner, though the show was fictional. Some of the principles and philosophies of the show apply too much to life in America now. The Newsroom was about the staff of the fictional news show News Night with Will McAvoy...

Trump wastes no time, signs several regressive, controversial executive orders

Trump wastes no time, signs several regressive, controversial executive orders

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
January 31, 2017
Filed under Columns, Environment & Ecology, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Society

Donald Trump has taken office as the 45th President of the United States, and has hit the ground not running, but sprinting. He has already signed executive orders to defund Planned Parenthood, and to start building the wall along the United States-Mexico border. Other policies that President Trump will...

Smart guns: a problematic solution to gun control

September 27, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Technology

Over the summer the tragedy that happened in Orlando brought on major conflicts about gun control and how far people have come in the understanding of the LGBTQ community. It brings about many different questions about gun advocates, the upcoming technology for guns and a book by Joseph Heller. ...

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