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Comey and his Chaos

Abby Greer ‘20 – Inside Politics Participant    FBI Director James Comey has been quite the controversial figure over the last year, from being almost completely unknown, to being nearly a household name. As a known Republican put into his current post by former President Barack Obama, he was meant to be a symbol of […]

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The NSA: Searching Through Mountains of Dirt

Chris Lasek ’15 On December 5 a new report in Fox News stated that the NSA collects an astounding five billion phone records, per day, for analysis. Alarmingly, details in these records include the location of the caller. The NSA claims this is to track individuals interacting with targeted suspects. The data collection is said to […]

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What’s the Big Deal?

Jenna Rush ’14 For the past month, the name Edward Snowden has been featured on every news source.  His leak about Prism and the National Security Agency (NSA) has fueled a national debate over government transparency and where to draw the line between security and privacy.  Citizens across the country are outraged over the invasive […]