Domestic Policy

Why Confederate statues need to go

By October 20, 2017

Thousands of Americans marched in Charlottesville to protect a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. By the end of the weekend, 30 people were… Read More ›

Blaming Both Sides: Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

By October 20, 2017

“I think there is blame on both sides. You had a group on one side that was bad. You had a group on the other… Read More ›

American Dreamers: DACA Rescinded

By October 20, 2017

  When he was 15 years old, Alonso Guillén immigrated illegally to the United States. Eventually he worked as a host for a local Texas… Read More ›

Trump’s Coal Plan: The deliberate revival of the world’s filthiest energy source

By October 20, 2017

From his first day in office, President Trump has made clear his intentions to repeal much of the work President Obama spent two terms achieving.… Read More ›

International

German Military Spending: The crucial decisions of Chancellor Angela Merkel in her fourth term

By October 20, 2017

The future of Germany’s military was at stake during the nation’s September election. Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged to increase defense spending, which will help… Read More ›

The War in Afghanistan: Stopping It Could Do More Harm Than Good

By October 20, 2017

On September 18th, Donald Trump announced the continuation of the longest war in American history. Around 2,400 American soldiers have lost their lives in the… Read More ›

Politics

Trump and the Military: Let Selfless (Transgender) Patriots Serve

By October 20, 2017

After a turbulent first six months in office, President Donald Trump stirred up controversy once more by ordering the Pentagon to ban transgender individuals from… Read More ›

White House Resignations: Numerous departures reveal the tumult inside Trump’s administration

By October 20, 2017

In a span of less than eight months, President Trump’s administration has suffered a record-setting number of casualties with the departures of nine White House… Read More ›

Playing Politics: A Democratic Comeback

By October 20, 2017

Since the 2016 election, Democrats have struggled to regain control of American politics. Today Republicans control all three branches of the federal government, along with… Read More ›

A Better Deal: Reviving the Democratic Party

By October 20, 2017

Democrats have failed to rebrand themselves since their defeat in the 2016 elections. Perhaps their best efforts were the slogans proposed by the Democratic Congressional… Read More ›

John McCain’s Bipartisanship: Republican Senator demonstrates much needed political and moral grit

By October 20, 2017

When politicians strive to win “for the sake of winning,” everyone loses. The Senate’s responsibility is to collaborate and compromise, producing functional and effective legislature.… Read More ›

Food For Thought

Mobile Phones Become Immobile: Honolulu outlaws texting and walking

By October 20, 2017

Although texting while driving a vehicle is commonly seen as the most dangerous use of cell phones, texting and walking may soon become another well-publicized… Read More ›

Collapsing Antarctica: The Break of the Larsen C Ice Shelf Signals Rising Seas

By October 20, 2017

In early July, a one-trillion ton chunk of the Larsen C Ice Shelf, an expanse of floating ice secured to Antarctica’s northern peninsula, broke free… Read More ›