Was Obama a good president?

February 15, 2018

How did Obama really compare to previous presidents? To break down his presidency in a fair manner we have to look at how he handled the major issues during his time in office, and his lasting social impact.

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The first step to curing addiction is to remove the stigma

December 14, 2017

America is currently facing an unprecedented opioid epidemic. One in 10 people over the age of 12 suffer from addiction. Drug-related deaths now stand at over 64,000 a year, making it the eighth-leading cause of death in the United States. In response, the Trump administration has declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. Unfortunately, without additional funds and major reform to increase the accessibility of healthcare, there is still…

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A fractured majority: How to unite the Republican Party

When the Republican party swept the 2016 election, winning the presidency and maintaining control of Congress, many involved in politics assumed that the country would enter a new era based on conservative values. Republicans have had their recent victories, especially in the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. However, despite the expectations, they have been unable to pass much significant legislation, most notably their long-heralded healthcare plan meant…

December 14, 2017
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Oh, the humanities: There’s more to education than STEM

November 16, 2017

As autumn creeps into winter, the future is on many of our minds. Standardized testing and college applications abound. Stress permeates the atmosphere like an electricity, the voltage making one wonder if the freshmen can even remain unconcerned. With all this preparation for the future, it is only fair for us to evaluate what we want it to look like, and a huge part of that evaluation is what we…

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VIDEO: Opinion: Dear Hollywood

November 14, 2017

In a letter addressed to Hollywood, video editor Kamille Suayan speaks about the importance of having female directors – including female directors of color – behind the scenes.

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