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Letter to the Editor: Corruption, Politicians, and Conformity

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In this letter to the editor, senior computer science major and math and Japanese double minor Riley Kohl of Leesburg, Virginia takes a stand on corruption in our government, the “propaganda machine” of today’s media, and political dissent. Share this Post Courtesy of Riley Kohl. Courtesy of Riley Kohl. I think that all of us, no matter which candidate we support or what side of the aisle we stand on, can agree that the majority of online and televised media outlets have become a propaganda machine for the ruling political ideology and those in high places who subscribe to it. …

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USAS Delivers Letter to President Sands

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Share this Post On April 21, over 40 students marched in Virginia Tech President Timothy Sands’ office to deliver a letter. This letter is one of several sent throughout the semester to President Sands that calls for him to pen a letter to Nike and put them on notice. The multinational shoe and clothing company has come under fire recently for their refusal to allow an independent workers’ rights organization called the Workers’ Rights Consortium to inspect their factories. While Nike’s actions do not necessarily mean they are in violation of any American or International law, the students and members …