Sean Lundergan

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Hunting season: Trump’s war on public lands

Since President Donald Trump took office, I’ve tried to figure out why oft-repeated lines lambasting his endless shortcomings—his feuds with Gold Star families, his barely comprehensible Twitter rampages, his lack of knowledge about the government he runs—stir in me such a strong sense of annoyance.

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Twitter and the democratization of discourse

When Twitter was first launched, it was lauded by many as a democratizing force. It still is.

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Counterpoint: Blackboard is fine, move on

So, Blackboard is pretty decent. Look, it’s so friendly—the homepage tab is titled “Welcome, Sean.”

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A second look at the campus political climate

In a recent controversial New York Times op-ed, Bucknell University senior Tom Ciccotta argued that he and his fellow conservative students “have found that we can’t bring up controversial topics without being told we are fomenting hate or invalidating someone else’s existence.”

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Mayoral Profile: Antonio French

Every sentence that Antonio French speaks has a definite purpose. Though his slogan #BothSidesOfDelmar gives a succinct, marketable snapshot of his vision for the city, it’s not just rhetoric; the 39-year-old backs it up with detailed and passionate discussion of policy targeting the city’s most run-down neighborhoods.

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Disproving Republican rhetoric around Supreme Court nominations

This past Saturday, the Supreme Court lost its longest-serving and most illustrious member. Justice Antonin Scalia was a legendary conservative known for his wit, strict interpretation of the law, resistance to progressive actions and scathing dissents.

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Who the anti-PC argument actually hurts

It seems time we set some things straight. Being “PC” is not the same thing as infringing people’s right to free speech. Furthermore, it’s not nitpicky political correctness to criticize overtly racist acts like dressing in blackface, yelling the n-word at a group of black students or drawing a swastika in feces on a dorm.

Sean Lundergan | Contributing Writer

Partisan dialects: A look at the rhetoric of 2016 presidential candidates

Politics have a strange ability to distort the meanings of words, and this election cycle has revealed the different dialects in which Republicans and Democrats speak.

Sean Lundergan | Contributing Writer

Back to Back, the Presidential race gets charged up

The beef is real. Since entering the industry in dramatic fashion with the controversial track “They’re Bringing Crime, They’re Rapists,” Donald Trump has gotten into feuds with any and all of his rival acts, most recently with Marco Rubio and the Fox News label.

Sean Lundergan | Contributing Reporter

Movie review: ‘Black Mass’

Whitey Bulger is not the average gangster, so it’s fitting that “Black Mass” is not an average gangster film.

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