Domestic Policy

The “Travel” Ban: “Aliens” Out, Intolerance In

The “Travel” Ban: “Aliens” Out, Intolerance In

By May 28, 2017

Trump’s second “travel” ban is as unconstitutional, illogical, and immoral as his previous ban, despite its creators proclaiming its moderate nature. The second ban does… Read More ›

Trump vs. Congress: can Trump control his policy?

By May 28, 2017

“Repeal and Replace” was the trademark phrase of Speaker Paul Ryan, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Republicans everywhere. However, with its namesake in the Oval… Read More ›

Cutting the budget: Trump’s budget cuts will eviscerate needed services

By May 28, 2017

In his first 100 days as president, Donald Trump made many unpopular decisions. Although Republicans currently dominate all three branches of government, Trump failed to… Read More ›

Trump’s Wall: The Emblem of Xenophobia

Trump’s Wall: The Emblem of Xenophobia

By May 28, 2017

“I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I build them very inexpensively,” Donald Trump said early… Read More ›

International

“Dictator Maduro”: Venezuelans protest against President Maduro’s government

“Dictator Maduro”: Venezuelans protest against President Maduro’s government

By May 28, 2017

April 13 is a day meant to celebrate a major milestone in Venezuela’s independence from its formidable Spanish colonizers. This year, while President Nicolás Maduro… Read More ›

Sri Lanka in recovery: facing a government that listens only to gunshots

Sri Lanka in recovery: facing a government that listens only to gunshots

By May 28, 2017

Eight years out from bloody civil war, Sri Lanka is still healing. You need look no further than the fiery chain of comments from Sri… Read More ›

Politics

The Women’s Marches: What Comes Next?

By March 9, 2017

At least 673 Women’s Marches occurred around the globe in protest of President Donald Trump’s recent inauguration. The uprisings across metropolitan areas in the United… Read More ›

Ivanka: Donald’s Trump Card

By March 9, 2017

In the wake of the November election, many citizens throughout America were left with one glaring question: How did this happen? From his racist comments… Read More ›

The Walking Free: Obama Pardons Political Prisoners

By March 9, 2017

“Can you imagine a better birthday present for my daughter?” When Oscar López Rivera said this, he was not remarking on expensive jewelry or a… Read More ›

Educate the Educator: Betsy DeVos’s inability to lead the American School System

By March 9, 2017

Many of President Donald Trump’s cabinet appointees have been widely criticized by liberals and conservatives alike, but Betsy DeVos’s recent approval as secretary of education… Read More ›

Michelle Obama: Redefining the Role of First Lady

By March 9, 2017

Michelle Obama will undoubtedly be remembered as one of the most influential and inspiring first ladies in American history. Leaving the White House with some… Read More ›

Food For Thought

From bold to gold: women band together in pursuit of a common goal—equality.

By May 28, 2017

The United States Women’s National Hockey Team won big this year—and not just in major tournaments. This year, they fought for higher wages, equal training… Read More ›

Self-driving transportation: Google versus Uber

Self-driving transportation: Google versus Uber

By May 28, 2017

Both Google and Uber have revolutionized the way people travel and interact. Despite historically focusing their efforts in different fields, both giants now agree that… Read More ›