Op-Eds, or opinion editorials, are typically published in daily newspapers and can raise awareness about a particular topic or aim to persuade others. This collection features Op-Ed pieces by students taking Political Science courses.

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Submissions from 2016

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The Usurper: Trump, Islamophobia, and the Decline of Reagan Conservatism, Michael A. Baugh

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Republican Party Jumps on Board for Islamophobia, Sophie Bennett

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The Common Discourse of Islam in America, John J.R. Burger

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I’m Not Racist, I Love Those People: How Trump’s Language Reveals His Bigotry, Grace A. Carlson

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Trump and Hitler: We Get It Already, Tori L. Charnetzki

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All For One and One For All: When We Target Muslims, We All Lose, Samantha G. De Forest-Davis

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I am Muslim, but Muslim is Not Me, Nofisat Eletu

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Islam Vs. The World, Brooks M. Fiedler

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Islamophobia “Trumps” Reason, Ryan L. Greene

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To be Human, Adiba Hasan

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If We Have to Wake Up (Would You Stop the Rain?), Dylan C. James

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In the Line of Fire, Maggie MacDonald

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Leading Trump: Why the United States Shouldn’t Accept the Hand that has been Dealt, Dorothy M. Mutum

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Public Policy in the 2016 Election, Trevor J. Rogers

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What do Donald Trump and John Quincy Adams have in Common? Islamophobia, Christopher S. Saladin

All Muslims Hate America, Grant T. Slater

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Can Trump Be Stumped?, Gabriel A. Tucker

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Remaking American Greatness, Aubrey M. Waddick