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Afghanistan: an American responsibility

“Special Forces Soldiers from the 3rd Special Forces Group patrol a field in the Gulistan district of Farah, Afghanistan with Afghan National Army commandos from the 207th Kandak, April 12.” -Spc Joseph A Wilson
November 29, 2018

As American politics appear to be in perennial turmoil, the focus of the American population has turned away from foreign policy. In times of great domestic turmoil, it is easy for national politics to...

Halt the attacks on news outlets

A variety of different news sources are involved in providing the many angles that create the modern-day definition of news. Considering the volume of news outlets out there, it is no surprise that some of them are not as trustworthy as others. Regardless of reputability, there need to be sancitions around free press, a pillar of American democracy, that protects it from the dangerous disparage by the consumers.
November 14, 2018

All of us student journalists at the Cavalier Chronicle would like to take a moment to offer our sincerest condolences regarding  the death of Jamal Khashoggi. We, as a community, were deeply saddened...

There is no such thing as a blue state

The results of the 2016 presidential election broken down by voting districts. Even at this level, the districts misrepresent voter's intentions.
November 13, 2018

Political media likes to describe states as “red” or “blue,” but the reality is that most are some shade of purple. Most states are made up of diverse political opinion, regardless of its color...

Saudi Arabia, not the moral high ground

Caption: Since WWII, the United States has had strong diplomatic ties to Saudi Arabia.
October 31, 2018

The recent incident involving the death of a Saudi journalist has raised some serious questions about US foreign policy in the Middle East. This month, Saudi Arabia has taken some serious heat both...

On monsters…

The above picture is of Christopher Columbus.
October 10, 2018

It’s often that people speak kindly of when Christopher Columbus sailed to a place he thought was Japan. Of course, he did not arrive in Asia, but an entirely different continent that we now know as...

Columbus Day, the best of America

Columbus Day remains an important holiday for some Americans. Lorenzo Occhialini ‘20 dresses up for the festivities.
October 6, 2018

Disclosure: this article is written for satirical purposes only, the ideas herein do not reflect those of the author or the CavChron.   The second Monday in October approaches, and with it, perhaps...

I’m a Democrat…and I agree with Ben Carson

Redlining was used for decades to decide where the FHA and VA would ensure loans. Houses in areas with African American residents usually did not qualify. This policy was blatantly unconstitutional because it made African Americans second class citizens.
October 1, 2018

In this era of extreme political polarization, it is important to be able to recognize when an opponent introduces a motion that deserves bipartisan support. Last month, Ben Carson made an appeal to...

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