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Editorial: A step forward

For the first time in the history of the U.S. military, women will be allowed to serve in combat alongside their male counterparts without any gender-based discrimination.

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Editorial: Let us unlock our phones

On Saturday, Jan. 26, it became official: It is now illegal to unlock your smartphone. Unlocking a smartphone frees it from the current carrier’s network, and enables it to communicate with other networks.

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Editorial: “Are you a jerk who wants to share your sexual conquests?”

If so, you’re in luck. There’s an app for that, one that TechCrunch has rated the “Douchebag App of the Year.”

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Editorial: Immigrant reforms on Washington agenda

As Obama commences his own efforts regarding the issue, a group of both Democrat and Republican senators have also made immigration reform a priority.

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Editorial: Diversity should not be the focal point in Obama’s cabinet

President Obama’s second-term Cabinet selections have come under criticism for being exclusively white males, at least thus far.

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Editorial: NCAA shouldn’t point fingers with dirty hands

Our first reaction was laughter, though that hardly seems fitting. Hypocrisy is rarely funny.

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Editorial: Is that a gun in your backpack?

Yesterday, at the North Harris campus of Lone Star College in Houston, Joshua Flores stood outside a cafeteria when a group of students ran towards him, yelling, “The guy has a gun — run, run!” Later, Flores told The New York Times: “I couldn’t believe this is happening.”

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Editorial: US Government must not continue to overlook human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia, other allies

Policemen encircled a group of burka-clad women and their children peacefully protesting the unjust detention of relatives in Buraidah, Saudi Arabia two weeks ago. The women then were carted off to jail simply for asking for the release of their loved ones jailed without trials or hearings.

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Editorial: Onset of flu season should bring out our common sense, not panic

It’s back — in hallways, bathrooms, classrooms, gyms, cafeterias and just about every other place in America. And, it’s probably going to kill you.

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Editorial: On gun control

There appears to be progress on the gun control front. Amidst increasing amounts of mass shootings across the nation, Congress is tiptoeing around the Second Amendment, which guarantees American individuals the right to bear arms.

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