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Fireworks and Local Autonomy

Fireworks and Local Autonomy

By Nicholas Coleman

July 19, 2017

The celebration of the Fourth of July is a tradition in the United States that unites the country and pays homage to our founding. Although the Declaration of Independence was formally delivered two days prior, and approved by Congress in early August, the Fourth is nonetheless an excellent day to celebrate ...

Consumerist Culture and the Rise of Avocado Toast

Consumerist Culture and the Rise of Avocado Toast

By Nicholas Coleman

July 7, 2017

This is the second installment of a two-part series that focuses on American consumerism, and the emergence of viral trends that have come to define Generation Y and Z. Read More »...

Consumerist Culture and the Rise of Fidget Spinners

Consumerist Culture and the Rise of Fidget Spinners

By Nicholas Coleman

June 19, 2017

This is the first installment of a two-part series that focuses on American consumerism, and the emergence of viral trends that have come to define Generation Y and Z. American consumerism is an odd machine, fueled by the insatiable desire for material wealth and social status. In the late 1950’s, ...

Racial Discrimination Persists at Princeton

Racial Discrimination Persists at Princeton

By Nicholas Coleman

June 6, 2017

Despite unresolved lawsuits and requests for privacy, the public was given an extraordinary glimpse into Princeton University’s admission process earlier this month. Contrary to the institution’s emphasis on humanitarianism, racial divides remain deeply embroiled within their culture. Introduced by...

What to Know About Summer Classes

What to Know About Summer Classes

By Nicholas Coleman

May 18, 2017

Following a grueling series of fall and spring semesters, the summer is often seen as the time to relax and bask in the sunlight and warm weather (although Utah seems to only offer winter as of late). Regardless, with the University of Utah becoming a hollowed ghost town seemingly overnight, enrolling...

Is It Time To Get Rid Of The Death Penalty?

Is It Time To Get Rid Of The Death Penalty?

By Nicholas Coleman

May 9, 2017

The death penalty is a crude, antiquated form of punishment that should be entirely disavowed. On Thursday, April 27, Kenneth Williams took his last breath as he lay strapped to a bed in a musty prison room. The execution chamber, which resides in Arkansas’s Cummins Unit penitentiary, is lit with ...

Paul Ryan’s Nightmare

Paul Ryan’s Nightmare

By Nicholas Coleman

April 24, 2017

House Majority Speaker Paul Ryan, known for being an athletic policy-wonk, was reportedly overheard at a Washington D.C. establishment speaking candidly about a recent dream. The source, who wishes to remain anonymous, heard Speaker Ryan describing the frightening event as a “vivid characterization...

The Environmental Impact of Veganism

The Environmental Impact of Veganism

By Nicholas Coleman

April 18, 2017

The environment is experiencing severe ecological devastation. Tropical species are on the decline, deforestation is rampant and American homeowners leave their sprinkler systems on continuously. Perhaps, as a conscientious steward of the planet, you’ve chosen to drive less or reduce water consumption....

The Tumultuous Relationship of Paul Ryan and Donald Trump

The Tumultuous Relationship of Paul Ryan and Donald Trump

By Nicholas Coleman

April 3, 2017

Just hours before Jeanine Pirro, host of “Justice with Judge Jeanine,” appeared on Fox, president Trump tweeted indiscriminately to his 27 million followers last Saturday. Watch @JudgeJeanine on @FoxNews tonight at 9:00 P.M. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump), March 25, 2017 Similar to Trump’s fiery brand of populism, Jeanine did n...

North Korean Aggression is Prominent, Despite the Nation’s Isolated State

North Korean Aggression is Prominent, Despite the Nation’s Isolated State

By Nicholas Coleman

March 31, 2017

A nation lost in time and solitary by nature, North Korea has long been wrapped in mystery. Seemingly angry at all others in the world, the hermit state is prone to periodic military outbursts, which often leave Asian leaders confused and threatened. Yet, North Korean instability is carefully measured...

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