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Politics

What Hillary Can Learn From George W.

What Hillary Can Learn From George W.

By Alex Judd May 2, 2017

Late last year, the Clintons and Bushes were on opposite trajectories. Hillary Clinton was dominating presidential polls and planning was already underway, prematurely as it would turn out, to celebrate...

Fearless Girl Statue Strikes Fear In Men

Fearless Girl Statue Strikes Fear In Men

By Alisa Patience April 26, 2017

On March 7, 2017, a statue was put up on Wall Street across from the symbolic Charging Bull. This statue, called “Fearless Girl,” is a simple bronze statue of a little girl, facing the bull, hands...

Hollywoods Political Agenda Has Gotten Old

Hollywood’s Political Agenda Has Gotten Old

By Peyton Dalley April 11, 2017

Award show or post-election rundown? Welcome to Hollywood, where each time art is recognized it’s stigmatized with politics. If you didn’t watch the 89th annual Academy Awards, I’m sure any social...

Betsy DeVos Does Not Defend Public Students

Betsy DeVos Does Not Defend Public Students

By Broderick Sterrett April 10, 2017

President Donald Trump undeniably seizes media attention from all angles, whether it concerns his ties with Russia, tweets claiming wiretapping or new hires like Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. The profusion...

Lab materials used to create drugs inside the LS Skaggs College of Pharmacy at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Mar. 27, 2017. (Rishi Deka, Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Competitive Solution to Drug Prices Requires Government Action

By Sean Williams April 4, 2017

Ever the populist, President Donald Trump has made some huge promises to reduce pharmaceutical drug prices. He frequently claims the pharmaceutical industry is "getting away with murder" and charging...

Jeanine Pirro Arrives At The Trump Tower For Meetings

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...

An Australian service light armored vehicle drives through Tangi Valley, Afghanistan, March 29. The terrain of Tangi Valley is notoriously rough, but the ASLAV maneuvers across it with ease, said Australian army Lt. McLeod Wood, a troop leader for 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Mentoring Task Force 2, Combined Team Uruzgan.

We Should Think Twice About A New Afghanistan Surge

By Sean Williams April 2, 2017

For those who have followed the war in Afghanistan, the Central Command’s latest request for additional troops should look familiar. After all, a similar request was made in 2009, when then-president...

Graphic by Kangho Lee

Trump’s Wall Will Wipe Out Wildlife

By Lydia Morley April 2, 2017

Current President Donald Trump has proposed something absurd, and it has been a pillar of his platform since the beginning of his campaign. The great wall of Trump would supposedly curb illegal immigration...

Graphic by Paul Stevens

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...

Trump Administration Invokes States Rights On a Whim

Trump Administration Invokes States’ Rights On a Whim

By Sean Williams March 31, 2017

When the Trump administration opted to rescind the Obama administration’s previous guideline on transgender bathroom policy, state power was a big justification. A letter released by the departments...