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Recently, the American Health Care Act (TrumpCare) passed through the House of Representatives. In short, the bill will de-fund Planned Parenthood, remove the individual mandate, give states the choice of charging more for those with preexisting conditions, give states the ability to opt out of ObamaCare’s ban on lifetime limits, and caps out-of-pocket costs. The bill, however, trims around the...
"This is an attack not just on Paris, it's an attack not just on the people of France, but this is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values that we share." These words spoken by President Obama in light of the senseless violence in Paris, France from last Friday fills the Briefing Room. The search for the...
"All I'm going to say is, let's pray for God's intercession on this election." While this quote echoes the thoughts of the majority of voters in America, it also holds a certain amount of relevance to it. This election is one of the most important elections in our lifetimes. We are not just voting for the next President of the...
Amidst the cacophony of miscellaneous presidential campaigns, one name rings out against the din with a building clarity that sharpens every day. “Bernie Sanders” It should come as no surprise that such candidate as Senator Sanders and his unique policies would resonate so intensely in today’s political landscape. Since the beginning of his sixteen year long seat in the House of...
Democratic Presidential Candidates The midterms are over, a new Congress has been elected with a Democratic majority in the House and a Republican majority in the Senate and all this happened close to the Kavanaugh confirmations which left a conservative majority in the Supreme Court. This leaves two-thirds of the government in the hands of the Republican party and while...
Two months ago, the City of Dallas passed a law that imposed a $.05 dollar tax on the use of bags in commercial sales. This law targeted the overuse of plastic bags, the durable menaces that ubiquitously pollute our roadsides, our landfills, and the even some of the most remote landscapes. What may seem readily disposable—something to conveniently carry groceries,...
The Roundup invites and encourages all students to submit articles that reflect their personal perspectives regarding politics, culture, student life, sports, art, music, or hobbies.  The Roundup does not endorse any particular point of view. Many storylines followed the NFL into Superbowl XLVII. The long rebuilding San Francisco 49ers had finally found their groove after the decades of ineptitude following their...

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