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Donnie Sahyouni, a senior concentrating in computer science, is a staff columnist at The Herald. From rural Illinois, he appreciates not having to drive 15 minutes to the nearest grocery store in Providence. Donnie writes on topics in American politics in his bi-weekly column: The American Tradition. Outside of The Herald, Donnie can be found on his bike, watching sports or playing poker.

Articles by Donnie Sahyouni (4)

Sahyouni ’21: Don’t blame the people of China for the Chinese Communist Party’s coronavirus failures

Columns, Opinions

Sahyouni ’21: Don’t blame the people of China for the Chinese Communist Party’s coronavirus failures

April 26, 2020 1 comment

As COVID-19 challenges the United States with the greatest health crisis in recent history, many American news outlets have devoted a worrying amount of coverage to bickering over what to call the virus.

Sahyouni ’21: Down with the Death Penalty

Columns, Opinions

Sahyouni ’21: Down with the Death Penalty

February 28, 2020 0 comments

The question of whether our government should be in the business of putting violent criminals to death, once a hotly debated social issue, has been strangely absent from political discourse in recent years.

Sahyouni ’21: Questioning an assault weapons ban

Op-eds, Opinions

Sahyouni ’21: Questioning an assault weapons ban

April 24, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In the midst of seemingly perpetual mass shootings including the massacres in Parkland, Sante Fe and Christchurch, there are increasingly strong calls to outlaw the purchase of high capacity magazines and the so-called “weapons of choice” for mass shooters: assault weapons.

Sahyouni ’21: CS ‘grind’ is unhealthy and unproductive

Op-eds, Opinions

Sahyouni ’21: CS ‘grind’ is unhealthy and unproductive

March 18, 2019 2 comments

As computer science students on this campus know all too well, any trip to the Center for Information Technology is bound to be accompanied by the murmurs and moans of concentrators buried under heaps of assignments.