Tag: Jonathan Van Niel

Opinion: Dear Berkeley: Free speech matters

The University of California, Berkeley—the campus that famously birthed the free speech movement of the 1960s—was once the epicenter of the marketplace of ideas. Now, it has sadly devolved into a center for violent confrontations.

Opinion: Let’s call terrorism what it is

The mistake to label white terrorists as ‘lone wolves’ is common throughout media coverage  By Jonathan Van Niel The Charleston Church shooting in South Carolina resulted in the deaths of nine African-Americans. Dylann Roof, the shooter responsible for the 2015 attack, was a member of white nationalist and neo-Nazi web forums. Wade Michael Page fatally

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‘Get Out’ captivates audiences attention

This tagline for Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” brilliantly encapsulates the racial dynamics at play in this chilling social-thriller. In his feature debut as a writer and director, Peele holds a mirror to 21st century America and dismantles the assertion that we live in a post-racial society.

Trump’s potential poor policy plans

President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet and policies spells doom for citizens worldwide