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American Politics Need Empathy
Opinions, Column

American Politics Need Empathy

I never considered myself a political person. But recently, I realized that I was wrong.  I believe there have been a series of radical moments in my life that led me to this realization. As a freshman in high school, I read about and witnessed the separation and deportation of families at the United States-Mexico…

Editorial: Common 2020 Election Questions Answered: How to Vote, Find Reliable News This Week
Opinions, Editorials

Editorial: Common 2020 Election Questions Answered: How to Vote, Find Reliable News This Week

The upcoming election will be different from any other election in recent history. It is unclear whether the country will know who won the election on the night of Nov. 3. In anticipation of the upcoming week, The Heights would like to point readers to reliable sources of information, answer questions about the election, and clear up common misconceptions. 

Conservative Take: Impeachment
Opinions, Column

Conservative Take: Impeachment

The Senate began the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, commencing long days of arguments from both Republicans and Democrats. But while the two parties have battled it out in the Senate chamber over whether or not to convict the president, a different battle lies outside of Congress—how this impeachment will affect the 2020 election. …

The Truth Still Matters in Journalism
Opinions, Column

The Truth Still Matters in Journalism

In the first week of this semester, I had a perplexing conversation with one of my suitemates, in which she shared her belief that “the truth does not matter.” This seemed like a rather shocking claim to me, especially given the prolific amount of fake news in the United States right now, so I decided…

Barfield Talks Trump Trade Policy
News, On Campus

Barfield Talks Trump Trade Policy

Claude Barfield, resident scholar of trade policy at the American Enterprise Institute, gave a talk on the Trump administration’s trade policies in an event sponsored by the Boston College Republicans and the American Enterprise Institute Executive Council of BC.

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