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Maffeo: It is necessary to have a standing military in peacetime

Maffeo: It is necessary to have a standing military in peacetime

April 21, 2016

Most days that I walk around in my Army ROTC uniform during our required uniform days,  my worries are mostly limited to baking in the canvas clothing on hot days or avoiding—like the plague—anything...

Maffeo: All individual votes in local, state and presidential elections make a difference

Maffeo: All individual votes in local, state and presidential elections make a difference

Micah Maffeo April 5, 2016

The present presidential campaign is arguably the most interesting and, if you will, “entertaining” one in our memory.  With this year’s spectacularly widespread panoply of candidates, it seems...

Maffeo: We must stop blaming video games for real-life violence

Maffeo: We must stop blaming video games for real-life violence

Micah Maffeo March 9, 2016

It seems that every time there's an active shooter at any school or university, or every time an active shooter is under the age of 30, the media pulls out their favorite go-to, which is: let's blame...

Maffeo: Veteran students at CSU have important experiences and lessons to share

Maffeo: Veteran students at CSU have important experiences and lessons to share

Micah Maffeo March 1, 2016

There is a creature, which is seldom understood, that roams the campus of CSU. The sightings of these beings are much more common than those of unicorns, but are no less majestic than a glimpse of Sasquatch...

Maffeo: Universal education is a vital step to closing the gap of academic opportunity

Maffeo: Universal education is a vital step to closing the gap of academic opportunity

Micah Maffeo February 23, 2016

This piece is going to look like a socialist pride, but I must tell you that universal education is the only socialist idea in this capitalism-loving libertarian’s mind. I also confess that by “universal...

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