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Campus Comment: Kneeling during the anthem and must do’s in Commerce

Selam Orion and Alexus Parker

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Jazmin Cortez, sophomore

What’s your opinion on kneeling during the anthem?: “No one is happy with the country. No one is going to pay respect to the flag if they aren’t respected.”

What are some must do’s in Commerce?: “Munchie Night. A sorority has an event where restaurants in the community give out free food, and the tickets are only five dollars.”

 

Jaycie McEwin, junior

What’s your opinion on kneeling during the anthem?: “It angers me to see people kneel during the national anthem. It’s a sign of respect to the country to stand. You are standing up for the ones who are serving in the military.”

What are some must do’s in Commerce?: “I commute so I am not familiar with places to visit in Commerce.”

 

Kelsey Horton, junior

What’s your opinion on kneeling during the anthem?: “It doesn’t do anything. I don’t disagree with what they are doing. I like the concept, just not during the anthem.”

What are some must do’s in Commerce?: “I would recommend everyone to try Luigi’s if you haven’t already. Luigi’s is an Italian restaurant, and I love it.”

 

 

Trey Allen, junior

What’s your opinion on kneeling during the anthem?: “When it was time to kneel, no one wanted to take advantage of the opportunity even after Colin Kaepernick did it. Now that Trump speaks on this subject by calling out every NFL player who takes a knee disrespectful, all of a sudden you want to take a knee! Are you doing it because of the injustice towards colored people or because Trump called you out?”

What are some must do’s in Commerce?: “If you live in Commerce, you have to go to Omega’s. Best restaurant in town!”

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