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Super-delegates: cheating democracy, or maintaining balance?

Super-delegates: cheating democracy, or maintaining balance?

By June 10, 2016

Politics:

How does Clinton walk out of states like New Hampshire with more delegates than Sanders, despite the fact that Sanders won the popular vote? How… Read More ›

Iran’s February Elections: An Opportunity for Important Change

Iran’s February Elections: An Opportunity for Important Change

By February 20, 2016

International:

The upcoming Iranian elections will decide the country’s political and diplomatic trajectories in the near future and could change the political environment across the entire… Read More ›

The Growing Divide: The accelerating trend of political polarization

The Growing Divide: The accelerating trend of political polarization

By November 19, 2015

Politics:

Should politicians stand firmly for their ideologies, or should they compromise for the good of the country? This question resurfaced recently when the Republican-held House… Read More ›

Feel the Bern

Feel the Bern

By September 22, 2015

Politics:

If someone told you during the spring of 2015 that, in a few short months, a self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist would be leading Hillary Clinton in… Read More ›

Opposing Views: Should the U.S. use ground troops to combat ISIS?

Opposing Views: Should the U.S. use ground troops to combat ISIS?

By and May 15, 2015

International, Opposing Views:

All points in green were written by Evvy O’Neil, arguing for the use of ground troops. All points in brown were written by Ryan Guan, arguing against the use… Read More ›

Houthis in Yemen: Support for Saudi Arabia in Houthi conflict undermines US principles

Houthis in Yemen: Support for Saudi Arabia in Houthi conflict undermines US principles

By May 14, 2015

International:

The rise of the Houthis in Yemen has revealed harsh but important truths about the current power struggle in the Middle East. Power can quickly… Read More ›

The Real Problems With Taking Down ISIS

The Real Problems With Taking Down ISIS

By April 3, 2015

International:

It seems as if every day ISIS launches another attack: for example, Thursday, February 19th an attack killed at least 21 people at the National… Read More ›

Jeb Bush: Jeb Bush is most likely to fail as a potential presidential candidate

Jeb Bush: Jeb Bush is most likely to fail as a potential presidential candidate

By February 18, 2015

Politics:

Though Jeb Bush’s potential 2016 Presidential bid, at which he hinted in a statement on December 16th, seems promising, he is not the type of… Read More ›

Ferguson Abroad: International reactions warrent reflection

Ferguson Abroad: International reactions warrent reflection

By January 7, 2015

International:

The Ferguson shooting, grand jury hearing, and subsequent ruling broadcast America’s racial issues to an international audience. The protests themselves resonated with victims of oppression… Read More ›

The Common Core: The Problem it Ignores

The Common Core: The Problem it Ignores

By November 11, 2014

Domestic Policy:

The Common Core State Standardization Initiative is a widely embraced education regulation initiative that serves to make education more uniform throughout the country. It was… Read More ›

The Realistic Positive Impacts of Marijuana Legalization

The Realistic Positive Impacts of Marijuana Legalization

By October 14, 2014

Domestic Policy:

Marijuana should be legalized for recreational usage because, when properly regulated, it would save our justice system an enormous amount of money and be of… Read More ›

Stricter Gun Control: A step that America must take

Stricter Gun Control: A step that America must take

By April 23, 2014

Domestic Policy:

Gun violence will not subside until we make a thorough, long-term effort to abolish it. Gun violence has skyrocketed in recent years. Between 1970 and… Read More ›