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THE JESUIT DALLAS STUDENT VOICE AND STUDENT NEWSPAPER SINCE 1942

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  As I begin writing this, on the 27th of September, the day of the testimonies of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee, I am sitting at my bedroom after a day of catching snippets of the testimonies and hearing the whole depth and breadth of thoughts and opinions to be held. I...
Born to an illiterate mother in a small town, Ben Carson began life with what most of us today do not have. Ben Carson had a disadvantage. Throughout Ben's schooling he was called a “dummy” by his friends and teachers, battled poverty at home, was raised in inner-city Detroit, and was a delinquent around the city. Ben Carson even...
Few televised events captivate the national attention quite like the president’s State of the Union address. On the third Tuesday in January, year after year, it draws American families together in front of a television screen to hear a summation of the past year and a look ahead to the next year in government from the chief executive himself....
Fun fact: you can be a justice of the U.S Supreme Court, so can anyone else on the planet, a dog, or even a rock.  This is obviously a comical interpretation of the Constitution; a dog will never become a Supreme Court justice.  The reason that all of the justices have been humans with some legal training is because...
"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America." As outlined in the preamble of the Constitution,...
In 1935, as part of the New Deal, Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act, which provided economic support to the people of America. Title II-Federal Old-Age Benefits, which is what we now think of as Social Security, provided assistance to a worker after retirement at age 65. Throughout their working life, people were to pay taxes that contributed...
My colleague, Hunter Gilbert '16, recently published an opinion on the issue in which he states that "We as a society cannot allow for this man’s rights, regardless of what awful crime he committed, to be set aside because in the end all Americans will be affected." While this article is not necessarily a response in the sense of...

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