Domestic Policy

Leaked Documents: for the Better or Worse?

By August 27, 2017

Since the times of chaffy breeches and scratchy white wigs, even before the times of Pepperidge Farms, our American forefathers have capitalized on the notion… Read More ›

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 ›

International

“Let She Alone”

By August 27, 2017

Feathered headdresses reflect the bright sun, flamboyant floats reach for the sky, and a blur of vibrant colors dance through the streets of Port of… Read More ›

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 ›

Politics

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 ›

Populism, its Rise, and a Requiem for the Status Quo

By September 3, 2017

Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have almost nothing in common except for two things. First, their place of origin: New York. Second, and more importantly:… Read More ›

Neil Gorsuch: A divisive Justice and a conflicted Senate

By September 3, 2017

Neil Gorsuch is one of the most qualified Supreme Court Justices in American history, but he’s also a divisive choice for today’s political landscape. Gorsuch… Read More ›

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 ›

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 ›