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Taking advantage of drone technology

Thinking about drones gets me excited. That might sound like a strange statement, particularly since I know nothing about the actual technology behind them — I’m a political science major, not a mechanical engineer. When I say I’m excited about drones, I mean I’m excited about the potential benefits that
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We must think before we strike

The threshold for military action that violates international law should be high indeed and must at a minimum be actually capable of helping Syrian citizens who are victims of civil war.
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‘Hope’ for an end to war

It was Nov. 4, 2008, and Berkeley was going berserk. After only a few hours of vote-tallying, news had spread that Barack Obama was the next president of the United States. Telegraph Avenue flooded with students and citizens jumping for joy with “hope” for “change.” As a spring admit freshman,
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Renewing a sense of national unity

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, the vast majority of today’s college students were still in elementary or middle school, far too young to grasp the full implications of a terrorist attack against the United States, yet old enough for that day to live on in our memories as a
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America should no longer be involved in costly wars overseas

Economic decline. Mounting deficits. Political deadlock. Two wars. With all these problems and more (read: an upcoming presidential election), you would think Washington would allow our exhausted military to return home after nearly a decade of war and focus on fixing the economy. Instead, it seems that we have decided
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