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Donald Trump’s Crippling Presidency: One Month Later

Molly Stephen, Maroon Tribune Editor

February 28, 2017

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Breaking News, Editorials, Opinion

Just 24 days after he was confirmed as the 25th National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn resigned from his position. Flynn left his position in the cabinet of 45th president Donald Trump because of recent allegations that had ...

Shopping in Your Neck of the Woods

Eliana Sexton, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 25, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Whether you live in a rural town or a bustling city, there are shops everywhere: locally or corporately owned. Local shops can range from a hardware store to a boutique to a stationary store. Although some of these shops may seem wo...

Why the SATS Should Be Eradicated

Silas Davison, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 23, 2017

Filed under Editorials

The SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) is a standardized test used by colleges to gage the intelligence of the hoards of students that apply each year. The problem with the SAT is that it can only measure a fraction of the test taker’...

Got Any Spare Time?

Got Any Spare Time?

January 20, 2017

The Future of a Neutral Internet

Mario Castro, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 10, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In today’s age of increased technological reliance, new rules must come into place to ensure the best possible state of the Internet for everyone. One such regulation, approved by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) ...

How Should the United States Address the Issue of Climate Change?

Molly Stephen, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 10, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

One of the most divisive issues of the 21st Century has been climate change. It has caused many a rift between our political leaders and was one of the hottest topics during this year’s election. Although it may seem like the o...

How Seriously Should We Take Standardized Tests?

Ben Wyatt, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 10, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Standardized tests have become a very big part of students’ lives all across the country. From the MCAS to the ACT to the SAT, standardized tests are now one of the biggest factors used when assessing the abilities of the modern stu...

Should Rich People Have to Pay More Taxes?

Adam Whalen, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 10, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

If you divide the American people into fifths by income, only one out of the five groups pays a higher share in income tax than what they earn. That group is the top earners. According to The Wall Street Journal, the top 20% of earners in ...

Should Women Be Drafted?

Kayne Wellauer, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 10, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

For decades only men have been drafted to fight America’s wars. Thousands of men have fought and died for hundreds of years to defend the country.   It is time that women bear the same responsibility. Should the d...

Fall Back in Love With Traditional Books

Cynthia Mead, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 10, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

We live in a technology based society where both digital and print books are available for our use in daily life.  Many small bookstores have been on the decline recently because of the influx of digital books. Newspaper com...

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