Limbaugh:Freedom of Speech and Hate Speak

Opinion

By Chris Cronin Elm Staff Writer Without a doubt, the biggest man in conservative radio is Rush Limbaugh. Since debuting in 1984, his show has become the modern model for conservative radio punditry, emulated by pundits like Glenn Beck and Michael Savage. Limbaugh has a long history of making inflammatory comments, such as claiming that […]

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Should Voters Be Heard on Gay Marriage Bill?

Opinion

By Allison Schoenauer   Elm Staff Writer    Last Thursday, March 1, saw Maryland’s Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a law legalizing gay marriage in the state.  This makes Maryland the eighth state in the union to legalize gay marriage and the second jurisdiction underneath the Mason-Dixon Line (the other is our little but powerful neighbor, […]

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I Hate It Here: Facebook Generation Changing the Nation

Opinion

By Will Malkus Radio Editor So I’m not going to talk about hate. Let’s talk about something else this week. Let’s talk about Facebook. Facebook is uniquely our generation’s. It belongs to us, and that’s not to say that our parents don’t use it, but really it’s ours. We use it every day, and we’re […]

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The Rise in Gas Prices: How Can U.S. Tackle the Fuel Increase?

Opinion

By Kyle Sepe Elm Staff Writer Whether it is struggling to fill the gas tank to drive to work or to buy groceries, rising gas prices are negatively affecting our lives. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) indicates that the current average price of gasoline in the United States is $3.77 per gallon. Only a […]

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Letters to the Editor: Defining What Is Atheism

Opinion

Dear Editor, I am an agnostic atheist. To those who understand what this means this article may be quite irrelevant to you. However, if you don’t understand the term, or believe that agnosticism and atheism are mutually exclusive and cannot both define the same person, then you should probably keep reading. This letter is not […]

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Letters to the Editor: Defining What Is Atheism

Opinion

Dear Editor,   As an atheist, I was shocked and disheartened that I could be condemned an “inane anti-God bigot” as I was in Mr. Kyle Sepe’s article “One Phrase Under Attack: In Defense of the Pledge of Allegiance Clause ‘Under God’” that was featured in The Elm two weeks ago. Because I take this […]

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The Realities of WC Sorority Rushing

Opinion

By Emily Harris Elm Staff Writer   For anyone who isn’t involved in Greek life, you’ve probably gained most of your knowledge about it from movies and a few TV shows. “The House Bunny”, “Greek”, “Sorority Row”…all having very different premises, and all of them taking creative liberties when representing sororities and fraternities. My first […]

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Letters to the Editor: Debating “Under God” Clause

Opinion

Dear Editor,   I can respect that there are people in this world with different political views then myself, because people have every right to express themselves under “Freedom of Speech.” But what I cannot stomach is an attack on someone else’s religious opinions, which themselves are covered under another important right, ‘Freedom of Religion.’ […]

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Letters to the Editor: Debating “Under God” Clause

Opinion

Dear Editor,   I am an Atheist but I am not intolerant. I have learned over the years that “atheism” is a term that gets much scrutiny from religious and non-religious groups alike. Sometimes we’re stereotyped as God-hating tyrants constantly trying to oppress any mention of religion. Or we are viewed as an elitist group […]

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Recognizing the Importance of Club Sports on Campus

Opinion

By Allison Schoenauer  Elm Staff Writer    Twice a week, for any length of time between a half-hour and an hour-and -a-half, any readers can find my happy self over at Shriver Field.  Shriver Field, for those who don’t know, is a playing field that sits behind the softball fields and adjacent to Kent Crossing. […]

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