Posts Tagged ‘ Jacob ’

Staff Member of the Month: English Teacher Anne Phaneuf

Jacob Halford Veritas Columnist (April 25, 2013) A short question and answer session with long-time English teacher Anne Phaneuf. What brought you to Nantucket? “I was living in Boston, I was managing a marketing communications group for a high tech…

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Jake’s Take: Korea

Jacob Halford Veritas Columnist   (March 21 2013)  If you haven’t already taken note, the situation between the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea), which was already tense enough, has only grown…

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The Great Debate: Is nuclear power wasteful and dangerous or the answer for the future?

(March 21 2013) Nuclear power is one of the most efficient and controversial sources of power in the modern world. Nuclear energy is produced through the decay of radioactive elements, which results in new isotopes of elements as well as energy.…

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Jake’s Take: The Inaugural Address

Jacob Halford Columnist   (Feb. 7, 2013)  If you’ve heard just one inaugural speech then you have a pretty good idea of what to expect by now: the usual parading of our dedication to the Constitution, which was written more…

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The Great Debate: Is Marijuana legalization good for freedom, or harmful to youth?

(Dec. 13, 2012)  For generations, the issue of marijuana legalization has troubled America. Proponents of the decriminalization or legalization of the narcotic claim that it is non-addictive, while opponents call it a “gateway drug,” and say that it leads America’s…

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Jake’s Take: The Debt Ceiling

Jacob Halford Veritas Columnist   (Dec. 13, 2012)  The debt ceiling is defined as the amount of borrowing power the government can use in order to pay off its debt. If the government needs to borrow money for any programs…

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Obama’s victory is a victory for America

By Jacob Halford Veritas Contributing Writer (Nov 16, 2012) If somehow you don’t already know, it’s only appropriate to open this with the results of the presidential election. President Obama won with 303 electoral votes as of now, and Governor…

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Talking to chairs isn’t good politics

By Jacob Halford Veritas Editing Staff   (Oct. 11, 2012) For those of you who have not been following the current Presidential elections, early in September the Democratic and Republican parties both held national conventions. One of the more interesting speakers…

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