Opinion

Fossil fuels versus clean energy: the facts

Fossil fuels versus clean energy: the facts

If you had been following the presidential election, chances are you have heard terms like “Green New Deal,” “fracking” and “clean energy.” President-Elect Joe Biden supports the Green New Deal, a proposed congressional resolution calling for a reduction of fossil...

The inside scoop on Operation Warp Speed

The inside scoop on Operation Warp Speed

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Congress has spent nearly $10 billion on Operation Warp Speed. OWS is an effort to speed up the development of vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics for COVID-19, working closely with four OWS candidates who have already...

Opinion: Our civic duties do not end with the election cycle

Opinion: Our civic duties do not end with the election cycle

After a grueling week of constant news and nail-biting, on Saturday, Nov. 7, America woke up to the announcement that Former Vice President and Democratic Nominee Joe Biden was now the President Elect and on his way to becoming the 46th President of the United States....

Trump establishes 1776 Commission for history education

Trump establishes 1776 Commission for history education

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Nov. 2 forming the 1776 Commission, an advisory committee in the Department of Education to promote what he refers to as “patriotic education.” According to the order, the apparent purpose of the commission is raise a...

Students react to Biden’s win in historic 2020 election

Students react to Biden’s win in historic 2020 election

After waiting more than three days, Joe Biden becomes the new president-elect, winning the 2020 presidential election with 284 electoral votes on Saturday morning. “Well, I voted,” said senior Casey Wanatick, a first-time voter. “I sent in my ballot about a week ago....

Message to my next president: Denounce white supremacy

Message to my next president: Denounce white supremacy

Dear future president, On September 29, Americans sat gaping at their TV screens. The President of the United States, Donald Trump, beat around the bush and told the Proud Boys to “Stand back and stand by.”  Undoubtedly, the President’s refusal to denounce white...