Editorial: No easy solutions in Ukraine

Not enough is being done to discourage Russia from continuing its involvement in Ukraine, and division among members of the EU in terms of coming up with an appropriate response will only exacerbate the situation. Putin's involvement in the Ukraine extends beyond military support; it now borders on a full-on propaganda war.

Cervantes: Ferguson's aftershock

What I truly believe is the most important issue is how we have all been falling apart at the seams because of what has happened. Every debate on Ferguson has dissolved into an argument over race and intolerance. I'm not saying that it didn't play a role in the incident, but the aftermath and arguing over it is going to destroy to us domestically.

Evanson: Invest more in NASA

Because Congress could not compromise, a 16-day government shutdown last year cost the U.S. more than $24 billion. The U.S. government has yet to spend that much on NASA in any given year. Government money has been used poorly for many different reasons over the course of history, but using it for NASA is not one of them.

Elliot: Winter take all

Didn't the glacier recede 10,000 years ago? So what's all this white crap on my sidewalk? Yes, I know; you want to know about white crap, just ask any African American.

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