Friday, May 14, 2021

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Recurring racism, phobias disheartening

“Human dignity is the most valuable thing in the world.” These were the words of 26-year-old Khairuldeen Makhzoomi after he declined taking legal action against Southwest Airlines after being kicked off of a flight for speaking Arabic last Sunday....

Editorial: Media access pending

Cardinal Points was denied media access to presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rally held last Friday, April 15, at the Plattsburgh Crete Center. After following proper procedure in a timely manner to request said access, CP editors’ status is still...

Writers lack diversity, creativity

Anyone who has been watching television lately may have noticed quite a few deaths occurring onscreen. Recently, television writers have been trying to see what kind of stunts they can pull to shock their audiences and keep people watching. However,...

Dreams should stay within reach

Having hopes and dreams is a huge part of growing up. My dreams changed almost as often as my nail polish color when I was younger. First, I wanted to be a doctor, but my best friend wanted to...

On-screen educators portrayed inaccurately

Movies and television shows don’t always reflect reality. People on screen can be portrayed as smarter, more attractive, more athletic or more artistic than they actually are. Exaggeration is something that comes with most movies and TV shows because...

Driving everywhere bores millennials

I received my driver’s license as soon as I possibly could. I could not wait to have a degree of independence that I so desperately wanted as a 17-year-old high school student. It took me only two attempts to...

Ambassador encourages pride

Shortly after becoming the American ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Wally Brewster received a bit of unsolicited and rather uncomfortable advice from the Vatican’s envoy to the Caribbean nation. Brewster and his partner, Bob Satawake, have been together for nearly...

Body camera use outside police force

Body cameras on police officers have been seen as a solution in the time where the distrust of the police force has been fairly common. Ferguson and the tragic death of Eric Garner are just two examples. “Cameras provide a...

Protect students’ free speech

Students at Emory College in Atlanta, have recently been divided by a conflict regarding the support of presidential candidate Donald Trump. Students woke up to messages of Trump support written in chalk all over campus. Anger and worry broke out...

Young women breaking outdated social norms

In recent history, many people around the world have become more accepting of things such as race, appearance and gender. Barack Obama being sworn into office and Hillary Clinton deciding to run in 2008 and currently are just two...
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Caitlyn Jenner considers governor run

Carly Newton Another year, another celebrity announces they are running for political office. The most recent celebrity to kick-start their bid for higher office is Caitlyn...

Gabbie Hanna plays victim to criticism

Alexa Dumas Drama-seeking and narcissistic are two of the best words to describe internet personality Gabbie Hanna. Recently, Hanna has been harassing internet personalities online...
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