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OPINION: Southern states are not always true red states, but instead have spent years suppressing blue votes

Georgia has been a red state since 1992, but its recent blue victory shows it was probably due to disproportionate voter suppression.
January 14, 2021

Georgia made history on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in its runoff elections after electing Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff for U.S. Senate, giving Democrats control over the Senate. Georgia has been a red...

OPINION: The American people must come together to fight the Capitol Hill insurrection and solve the problems surrounding it

Trump supporters took over Capitol Hill, waving flags and stealing documents from offices.
January 7, 2021

At 11 a.m. (PST) on Wednesday Jan. 6, rioters stormed the steps of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. demanding that 2020’s election results be overturned, citing baseless electoral fraud...

10 events from 2020 that prove this year wasn’t all bad, according to one reporter

2020 saw many achievements for women, Black people and the LGBTQ community.
December 31, 2020

Four years ago, former “The Roar” staffer Sasha Syrevych wrote a story called “Ten good things that happened in 2016” in an effort to wrap up what we all thought was the worst year of our lives....

OPINION: Yubo is not social media, but a monetized dating app for teens

Yubo is a free app that advertises itself as a place for teens to meet new people from all over the world, but is actually accompanied by many safety hazards.
December 27, 2020

Bored from months of social isolation while in lockdown, a teenager downloads Yubo, an increasingly popular app that boasts users the promise of meeting like-minded friends to chat with. She meets Greg,...

OPINION: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris deserved to win the 2020 election, but they must be held accountable for how they lead

OPINION: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris deserved to win the 2020 election, but they must be held accountable for how they lead
December 8, 2020

As the 2020 presidential election results are being certified, many Americans are feeling a sense of relief. Joe Biden is due to become the 46th president of the United States, alongside Vice President-elect...

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