Category Archives: Opinion

These articles are opinion pieces by our contributors. The opinions expressed in these articles are that of the writers alone and are not endorsed of The Right Wing or of the American University College Republicans.

Chris Litchfield Resigns, Calls AUCRs Racist, Proves That a “Dialogue” Would be Stupid

Chris Litchfield is no longer president of the AU College Democrats.  He resigned in an unintentionally hilarious op-ed printed in this week’s edition of The Eagle.   I could respond to each of his ridiculous claims, but I have better things to do (like study … Continue reading

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A Turning Point in Campus Dialogue

The following is an excerpt from an opinion piece I wrote for the Eagle back in November following the involvement of Occupy AU in a disruptive protest at the DC Convention Center that bordered on violent. This is absolutely shameful … Continue reading

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Chris Litchfield to Anti-Brewer Protesters: “You People are Beautiful”

On Thursday, we brought you the exclusive details about how AU Dems President Chris Litchfield took part in the protest against Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, which led to her untimely exit from campus. Reaction has been mixed, unsurprisingly.  Those with … Continue reading

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No, Disrupting an AUCR Event is not “AWESOMEEEEE”

Over the next few weeks, we will be unveiling the results of our investigation.  In the meantime, I will be posting little tidbits of wisdom from the Occupy AU crowd.  These are purely for your entertainment.  Please be respectful to … Continue reading

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Adjuncts of the World, Unite!

So, remember when I told you about the adjuncts wanting to unionize? Yeah, well they just made it official: AU adjuncts voted to unionize today, according to a University-wide memo sent by Provost Scott Bass. Of the 664 votes cast, … Continue reading

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The Adjunct Faculty Vote on Unionization Should Alarm You. Stand up and be Heard!

I can’t imagine what it’s like working part-time at the sweatshop that is American University.  It must be pretty terrible, though, because the adjunct faculty are holding a vote over unionizing. According to The Eagle, “the election will be held … Continue reading

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Budget Drama, Act III

          Two Wisconsinites collecting signatures.  Photo taken by the author. There was a man standing next to the busy farm-supply store with a sign reading “Recall Scott Walker! Now!” He was holding a clipboard for people to sign their names … Continue reading

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