Opinion

Opinion: A female politician’s shield

Opinion: A female politician’s shield

More than half (52%) of the cabinet members appointed to the Biden Harris administration were female in 2020. While this was a considerable step for Washington and women in the United States, the increased presence of women in politics has opened up a greater...

Alex Garcia: A facet of the American Dream

Alex Garcia: A facet of the American Dream

After nearly 4 years of living in a sanctuary at a Maplewood Church, Alex Garcia walked out on Wednesday, Feb. 24 without the fear of deportation.  Following the Trump administration’s denial in 2017 of his appeal to stay in the country, a crowd around the church was...

Alex Garcia: A facet of the American Dream

Opinion: The irony of the American extremists

In the current American political climate, the contention between the two leading parties seems irreconcilable. The conviction on both sides could not be any more divergent. However, despite their vast ideological differences, Democrat supporters often share the same...

Women dominate 2020

Women dominate 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg famously said, “Women belong in all places where decisions are being made.” With the passing of avid women rights activist Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2020, impactful women leaders are even more critical than ever. Fortunately,...

Opinion: Plato and democracy

Opinion: Plato and democracy

“Come then, tell me, dear friend, how tyranny arises. That it is an outgrowth of democracy is fairly plain.” So begins part two of Plato’s Republic. In light of the recent storming of the Capitol, Plato’s words seem to ring true. American democracy was founded on the...

Trump’s second impeachment

Trump’s second impeachment

Court dates handle a new set of impeachment trials regarding former President Donald J. Trump. This is the second set of impeachment trials taking place during Trump’s presidency, and society sits at the edge of its seats awaiting the results. It is already known that...

Acquittal of Daniel Pearl’s murderer sparks outrage

Acquittal of Daniel Pearl’s murderer sparks outrage

The family of slain journalist Daniel Pearl has expressed outrage at the Pakistani Supreme Court’s decision last week to overturn the conviction of Ahmad Omar Saeed Sheikh for the murder and kidnapping of Pearl in 2002. “I was shocked,” Pearl’s father Judea Pearl said...