Domestic Policy

Black or Blue? Rising Tensions between the Black Community and Police

Black or Blue? Rising Tensions between the Black Community and Police

By January 16, 2017

Critics are attacking the ethics of the Black Lives Matter movement after two black men killed several police officers in separate incidents in Dallas and… Read More ›

No Fly List debate pits gun rights against citizen safety

No Fly List debate pits gun rights against citizen safety

By January 16, 2017

An American-born Al Qaeda speaker once said, “America is absolutely awash with easily obtainable firearms…so what are you waiting for?” On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen… Read More ›

The Stanford Rape Case: How Brock Turner’s lenient sentencing mocks the severity of his crimes

The Stanford Rape Case: How Brock Turner’s lenient sentencing mocks the severity of his crimes

By January 16, 2017

“You don’t know me, but you’ve been inside me, and that’s why we’re here today.” This summer, a Stanford swimmer named Brock Turner drunkenly sexually… Read More ›

N. Dakota Pipeline Protests: Acknowledging the rights of Native Americans

N. Dakota Pipeline Protests: Acknowledging the rights of Native Americans

By January 16, 2017

Throughout history the presence of Native Americans in the United States has been widely ignored. It is our duty as American citizens to address the… Read More ›

International

A Nuclear North Korea: Will We Ever Take a Stand?

A Nuclear North Korea: Will We Ever Take a Stand?

By January 16, 2017

Recently North Korea conducted its fifth and most powerful nuclear test. While political leaders have already condemned the country’s nuclear efforts, the United States and… Read More ›

Indian Water Riots: A History of Thirst

Indian Water Riots: A History of Thirst

By January 16, 2017

The most precious resource in any developing country is water, a necessity for agriculture, livestock, and most importantly for people living in poverty. Nowhere is… Read More ›

Politics

Clinton vs. Trump: Climate Change

Clinton vs. Trump: Climate Change

By January 16, 2017

The environment is our most indispensable asset, the very foundation of our way of life and our prosperity. Everything we stand for and believe in… Read More ›

2016 Congressional Races: More Important Than People Think

2016 Congressional Races: More Important Than People Think

By January 16, 2017

With Donald Trump’s abrasive comments and Hillary Clinton’s controversial past dominating the 2016 election cycle, many American voters have overlooked the Congressional seats up for… Read More ›

Manterrupting: Trump’s sexist mannerisms work in Hillary’s favor

Manterrupting: Trump’s sexist mannerisms work in Hillary’s favor

By January 16, 2017

As an American politician, Hillary Clinton has spent most of her adult life in a man’s world. So when Donald Trump interrupted Clinton an astounding… Read More ›

The Necessary Path for American Trade

The Necessary Path for American Trade

By January 16, 2017

This November’s election centers on a pressing question: do voters want to “Make America Great Again,” or become “Stronger Together?” While neither of these campaign… Read More ›

Pulse Shooting: Still No Excuse for Islamophobia

Pulse Shooting: Still No Excuse for Islamophobia

By January 15, 2017

A gay nightclub. Latin night. Forty-nine dead. Fifty-three wounded. June 12, 2016: the worst mass shooting in recent American history (CNN). This shooting was a… Read More ›

Food For Thought

Superbugs: How a global stand against antibiotic resistance may save us from the pandemics of the past

Superbugs: How a global stand against antibiotic resistance may save us from the pandemics of the past

By January 16, 2017

What do tuberculosis, infected cuts, and the bubonic plague have in common? All of them are caused by bacteria, and, until the invention of antibiotics… Read More ›

Genetically Modified Organisms: Avoiding the creation of a genetically superior race

Genetically Modified Organisms: Avoiding the creation of a genetically superior race

By January 16, 2017

Imagine a world in which you are able to choose every characteristic of your child. Instead of wondering if your child will have your green… Read More ›