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Opinion: Progressives Need to Stay Engaged Throughout Trump Administration

Shannon Hardin Shannon Hardin Opinion: Progressives Need to Stay Engaged Throughout Trump Administration

"It would be insincere to say that I’m optimistic about the next four years. I most certainly am not. But nor am I fatalistic."

With only hours until the inauguration, I remain shocked and disoriented by what happened on November 8th. A candidate who broke all the rules of politics — and most of the rules of decency — was elected, attracting more than 46 percent of the national vote. As a Democrat living in a very blue city […]

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Opinion: Millennials Concerned with Future of Social Security

Omar Faruk Omar Faruk Opinion: Millennials Concerned with Future of Social Security

Compiled by Omar Faruk and Chasity Boedicker. This year, Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation and make up the largest number in the workforce. As a voting block, Millennials outnumber the Baby Boomers and we care about wide range of issues, not just affordable college. One of those issues is […]

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Editorial: The End of The Messageboard Era

Walker Evans and Anne Evans Walker Evans and Anne Evans Editorial: The End of The Messageboard Era

As of today, the messageboard/forums at Columbus Underground are going offline. The reasons for closing the messageboard are multiple and complex, and the decision to shutter them was not an easy one to make. Fifteen years ago, when Columbus Underground launched in 2001, the messageboard was a primary component of our website, and quickly became […]

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Opinion: The “American Dream” is changing — It’s time to wake up to that

Neil Button Neil Button Opinion: The “American Dream” is changing — It’s time to wake up to that

With the end of 2014 in sight, Columbus remains the largest city in the United States without any form of rail transit. We’re also in 45th place out of America’s 52 largest cities in terms of per capita spending on bicycling and pedestrian infrastructure, according to the Alliance for Biking & Walking. In the face […]

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