All posts by Aaron Hartley

  • Solidarity over persecution: Keeping out refugees is not the answer

    By Aaron Hartley– Scrolling down a Facebook update list this week, it’s difficult to not find someone who is vocal about keeping Syrian refugees out of the country. In light of crisis, people like to point fingers, but...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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    The double-edged sword of student activism

    Student activists are all over the news these days. From Yale to Mizzou—and even here at U of L—we’ve seen students demanding high-level administrators to address “racist” or “offensive” incidents on campus. However, student activists may want...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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    Don’t just be an undergrad, be a free thinking undergrad

    In today’s times of significant media influence and our busy lives, it can be difficult to maintain a sense of self-awareness. Whether it is from being a full-time student or a full-time worker (or both), it becomes...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • Why NASA’s discoveries matter

    By Aaron Hartley– Last week, NASA confirmed strong evidence that flowing water does, in fact, exist on present-day Mars, which leads to a higher possibility of life on the red planet. This news comes just a few months...

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • Presidential hopefuls expose American Islamophobia

    This past week a number of remarks were made that leave me a great cause for concern. On Sept. 22 presidential candidate Ben Carson proclaimed on NBC’s Meet the Press that he “would not advocate putting a...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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