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Biden Banking on the Blue Wall

Biden Banking on the Blue Wall

May 1, 2019

If he wants to have a chance of beating Trump in 2020, Biden must stick close to his pro-worker, blue-collar bonafides.

The Hate U Give Confronts Systemic Racism

The Hate U Give Confronts Systemic Racism

November 14, 2018

The Hate U Give fiercely challenges today’s political climate and is a must-see film for all ages.

Senior Promotes Political Engagement

Senior Promotes Political Engagement

November 14, 2018

Through Swing Left, Petrak has been able to canvass for local politicians, something she believes is highly beneficial for college students.

Personal Hate Has No Place In Debate

Personal Hate Has No Place In Debate

November 7, 2018

There is always an underlying hint of anger when political issues are brought up, leading us to attack the other side without listening to people’s stance on candidates and issues and why they think the way they do.

Warren is the Ideal 2020 Candidate

Warren is the Ideal 2020 Candidate

October 24, 2018

By Edward Sheehan In a recent essay, I argued that Michelle Obama would make a bad presidential candidate in the 2020 election. This week, by contrast, I will argue in favor of a candidate. Senator Elizabe...

Keep Kanye out of the Political Spotlight

Keep Kanye out of the Political Spotlight

October 17, 2018

By Joelle Saunders Beyoncé had the right idea back in 2009 at the fateful MTV Video Music Awards when she exclaimed: “No, Kanye! No.” At that point in time, Kanye was known almost exclusively as a musical genius...

Un’s Missile-less Parade is Still Suspicious

Un’s Missile-less Parade is Still Suspicious

September 19, 2018

By Jana Tehfe On Sept. 9, soldiers, artillery vehicles and floats proceeded through the main plaza in Pyongyang, North Korea for the annual parade, celebrating 70 years of rule by the Kim Dynasty. Markedly absent wa...

Young Fans Will Give Kanye Flack For Tweet

Young Fans Will Give Kanye Flack For Tweet

May 2, 2018

By Daniel Salvio Kanye West: he is a music icon, and a clothing mogul, but clearly no politician. From his first incident with his comments regarding George Bush during the Hurricane Katrina relief effort in 2006 ...

The Toxicity of Our Politics

The Toxicity of Our Politics

April 11, 2018

By Jimmy Sullivan On Monday, the President of the United States described an FBI raid as “an attack on our country.” Sadly, no one batted an eyelash. Those words are appropriate for terro...

Putin Should be Punished for Taking Out Kremlin Critics

Putin Should be Punished for Taking Out Kremlin Critics

March 22, 2018

By Collin Bonnell On March 4, Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy who was living in exile in Britain, and his daughter Yulia, were mysteriously poisoned in a Salisbury cafe. Just over a week later, on March 12, ano...

Feminism Will Not Be Trumped in 2018

Feminism Will Not Be Trumped in 2018

February 14, 2018

By Jana Tehfe On Thursday, Jan. 25, Piers Morgan was interviewing President Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, when he finally posed the question, “Do you identify as a feminist?” The Brit...

Making Cents of the 2018 GOP Funding Bill

Making Cents of the 2018 GOP Funding Bill

February 14, 2018

By Michael Myllek Late last week, President Trump signed a bill into law to continue funding the government for another two years. This bill will raise government spending by close to a trillion dollars for both years of...

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