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The silent epidemic: How mental health disorders affect society

Ravneet Kamboj March 5, 2012
There is an epidemic in America and especially on college campuses that no one speaks about. It is mental health. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in four Americans have a mental illness in any given year, and one in four Americans are on psychiatric medications at any given time.
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The extremism in today’s GOP: And how it leaves no place for moderate conservatives

Ravneet Kamboj February 21, 2012

When I watch the GOP candidates debate and listen to their statements I stop and try to think. “What world are these people from?” In their world, it is one where crowds cheer when a candidate is asked...

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The global job war and why we are losing it

Ravneet Kamboj January 30, 2012

The main problem with our economy, the one thing that is going to make it hard for many of us at this university to find jobs is the simple truth that American companies continue sending jobs overseas,...

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Do the American people have a choice?

Ravneet Kamboj January 23, 2012

As our troops pull out of Iraq, it is becoming clear that tensions are rising steadily when it comes to western relations with Iran. Both sides are posturing, and Iran has moved on from enriching uranium...

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Another bigger, global recession coming soon?

Ravneet Kamboj November 28, 2011

While it may not be in the news, the general consensus among some of the world's top financial analysts are sounding the alarm that the Eurozone is about to collapse. The rate of Italy's demise has...

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Veterans Day Sale?! A sign that we don’t really care

Ravneet Kamboj November 14, 2011

In the United Kindom they celebrate Armistice Day on Nov, 11 the same day that we celebrate Veterans Day. How do they do it? They observe a national period of silence and people flood the streets wearing...

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Some thoughts on the events of summer

Ravneet Kamboj September 1, 2011

This summer was an odd one, it was full of unique and different things that happened both around the world and right here on Long Island. For starters we had two natural “disasters” in one week. We...

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Operation Odyssey Dawn: What The Future Holds

Ravneet Kamboj March 21, 2011
Operation Odyssey Dawn: the name given to the military operation that spawned from the United Nations resolution 1973, which authorizes member nations to enforce a “no-fly zone” over the North African Nation of Libya. French jets started the attack by firing on Libyan tanks and soon afterwards upwards of 120 self-guided cruise missiles were fired by the U.S and the U.K striking Libyan air and air defense assets.
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Getting Involved In The Libyan Conflict

Ravneet Kamboj March 7, 2011

With all the turmoil in the Middle East and with Libyan leader Col. Qadaffi using extreme force on his own people, the international community has to ask itself if it is ready to step in. Numerous people...

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The Middle East and How It Affects Us

Ravneet Kamboj February 21, 2011

With unrest sweeping over the Middle East, we here at home are left to wonder how it will all turn out and how it is going to affect us all in the long run. The region is notoriously unstable and for the...

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The 2010 NY Gubernatorial Race

Ravneet Kamboj November 21, 2010

The 2010 gubernatorial race has been a nasty and dirty fight. It has become more than just a state election; it has become a battleground for liberal vs. conservative ideals this election season. The Democratic...

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With Elections Coming Up Who’s to Blame?

Ravneet Kamboj October 4, 2010

With midterm elections coming up, both parties seem to be trying their hardest to make the other one look responsible for the recent economic turmoil in the nation. This is going on from the national level...

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