Digital Privacy: An Issue for the 21st Century

By Griffin Edwards ’17 On February 16, 2016, the Silicon Valley tech company Apple released a statement written by CEO Tim Cook publicly declaring that Apple would decline to obey an FBI order. At first glance, Cook and his employees may seem to be flagrantly disobeying government charges. One could even go so far as to characterize their […]

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Gun Control and the Monopoly of Force

By Griffin Edwards ‘17  A friend of mine who lives in Faribault invited myself and some other Oles to a shooting range back in November. He emerged from his car at the range wearing a black t-shirt reading “From my Cold Dead Hands” over a picture of an assault rifle. He then opened up the […]

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The Minimum Wage: Fact and Feelings

By Griffin Edwards ’17 Let me begin with a little disclaimer. I don’t hate “the poor”. I believe that, as a human being, I am a brother to every other human being on earth, a member of the same global family. And I think a lot of people think that way too. Ask anyone, and […]

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