Opinion

Column: Letter to 2020

Column: Letter to 2020

Dear 2020, I hope you know you sucked — really, truly sucked.  You allowed Earth to burn while we watched helplessly. You almost brought World War III to nations across the world. You allowed so many of the role models we loved to die, leaving us saddened and...

Opinion: Voting should be compulsory

Opinion: Voting should be compulsory

“I’d bet my life on Michael Phelps taking the Gold again”. “I swear on my life: there isn’t a single city that outdoes New York City”. “I’m dead serious. This is the best ice cream I have ever tasted ... trust me on my life bro”.   In day to day conversations...

A beginner’s guide to the election

A beginner’s guide to the election

With the November 3 right around the corner, it’s important for voters to know the different terms that make up a presidential election. Electoral college: This is used to elect the president and vice president as established in Article II, Section 1 of the...

Opinion: Political awareness is the key

Opinion: Political awareness is the key

The lack of political awareness today is really quite drastic. It seems that many Americans simply aren’t equipped to digest the political issues, not to mention filter out the fake news and propaganda from TV or Twitter. We haven’t developed enough critical thinking...