“Sports fans should never condone players that do not stand proud for their National Anthem or their country.” These were the words of President Donald Trump, criticizing the ongoing National Football League protests. Athletes had taken up kneeling or raising a fist, in an act of defiance against the traditional ‘right hand over chest’ during the anthem. Such protest first began in 2016, when former … Continue reading #TakeAKnee: Are athletes role models or entertainers?
By JoonYoung Yoo, News Writer By giving out biased facts, mainstream media fails to fulfill its purpose. The purpose of mainstream media is to provide unbiased facts to its audience and allow them to think about the issue. However, media greatly influences its audience through its hidden bias found in writing, visual imagery, and headlines. Just by reading the above introduction, you probably think this … Continue reading What Media Doesn’t Tell You
James Ahn, Editor-in-Chief With the U.S. elections concluded in the favour of Donald Trump, his success has been met with mixed opinions. Despite the lack of a clear verdict in these arguments, international students have expressed that Trump’s policies have influenced their college decisions. International students applying to the U.S. may be strongly impacted by Trump’s anti-immigration mentality. In order to stay in the U.S. … Continue reading Trump’s Election Evokes Fear in Prospective International Students