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Trump budget proposal an assault on arts and culture

by Sydney Sweeney, Senior Staff Columnist

March 22, 2017

Donald Trump thinks arts and culture are trivial. At least that is what he is communicating to Americans. Last week his administration released a partial outline of the 2018 federal budget that threatens four independent cultural...

Ivanka Trump’s brand rightfully out of fashion

by Sydney Sweeney, Senior Staff Columnist

February 22, 2017

In both design and price, Ivanka Trump garments – ironically made in China and Hong Kong – are ordinary and comparable to those of cheaper labels sold at Kohl’s or J.C. Penny.

Kanye West’s erratic behavior and the lingering stigma surrounding mental health

by Sydney Sweeney, Staff Columnist

December 7, 2016

At a recent concert in San Jose, California, Kanye West expressed support for president-elect Donald Trump and said black people should stop discussing racism. When video of the tirade circulated online, West’s fans were bewildered. His...

Letter: Emotional Trump story lacked facts

November 3, 2016

Editor, Sydney Sweeney's article "Why do Millennials back Trump?" is saturated in emotion, not fact. One of the claims Sweeney makes is that anyone who agrees with conservative values is preserving a "systematically discriminatory...

Millennial Trump supporters should realize what that says about them

by Sydney Sweeney, Staff Columnist

November 3, 2016

Progressives are embroiled in a battle against the return of the type of society Trump and his supporters envision, one in which everyone other than white men were worse off