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Swatting Hoaxes: Pranks Turn Deadly

By February 26, 2018

Food For Thought:

The internet provides a level of anonymity and safety for users to act without fear of consequence. Though arguments often spiral out of control online,… Read More ›

Fast Food Workers: How May I Help You?

By October 20, 2017

Food For Thought:

Fast food workers usually take orders from customers, but on September 4th, workers took time to give some of their own. Boston workers from Burger… Read More ›

CIA leaks: concerning, yes, but your TV is not watching you

By May 28, 2017

Domestic Policy:

The greatest leak of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) documents in history leaves many citizens worried for their privacy. The leak, code-named Vault 7 by WikiLeaks,… Read More ›

The Walking Free: Obama Pardons Political Prisoners

By March 9, 2017

Politics:

“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 ›

Pulse Shooting: Still No Excuse for Islamophobia

Pulse Shooting: Still No Excuse for Islamophobia

By January 15, 2017

Politics:

A gay nightclub. Latin night. Forty-nine dead. Fifty-three wounded. June 12, 2016: the worst mass shooting in recent American history (CNN). This shooting was a… Read More ›

The Tampon Tax: unfair, illogical, and absurd

The Tampon Tax: unfair, illogical, and absurd

By May 30, 2016

Domestic Policy:

Every year, New Yorkers pay $14 million in taxes on feminine hygiene products, which are classified as “luxury items.” This is enough money to grant… Read More ›

Puerto Rican Bankruptcy: The Unjust Roots of the Island’s Struggling Economy

Puerto Rican Bankruptcy: The Unjust Roots of the Island’s Struggling Economy

By February 19, 2016

Domestic Policy:

Puerto Rico’s sandy beaches, exotic drinks, and delicious food are all part of its appeal to tourists and vacationers. But tourists are not the only… Read More ›

Ahmed Mohamed’s Clock “Bomb”: Police shocked by clock

Ahmed Mohamed’s Clock “Bomb”: Police shocked by clock

By November 19, 2015

Food For Thought:

Picture this: you are a fourteen-year-old boy who brings the clock you made over the weekend to school to show your engineering teacher. Before you… Read More ›