Domestic Policy

Why the Bans Should Be Banned: The Travel Bans’ Impact on Immigration

By August 20, 2017

Controversy around immigration has been a prominent part of United States politics for decades, but it has escalated in the past year since the presidential… 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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

International

Election In The Gambia: A Fresh Start

By August 13, 2017

In Africa, democracy is hard to come by, but for The Gambia, a small West African nation surrounded by Senegal, that dream may just be… Read More ›

Is Angie Losing Ground?: Refugee Immigration Affecting Angela Merkel

By August 6, 2017

“Angie,” as many Germans call her, faces pressing new issues. While the infamous wall between Mexico and America has yet to be constructed, the fear… Read More ›

Politics

Trump’s cabinet

By August 6, 2017

It is common sense for the president of a country to nominate cabinet members who are qualified for their positions. However, this is exactly what… Read More ›

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 ›

Food For Thought

United Airlines: Unexpected turbulence and oligopoly

By August 20, 2017

As Dr. Dao was forcibly dragged off a United Airlines plane, many passengers screamed in surprise and horror. Videos of the conflict circulated on the… Read More ›

The Blind Cleric and the World Trade Center bombing

By August 13, 2017

The attacks on the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001 overshadow every other terrorist activity in the United States. In Boston, we still hold on… Read More ›