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With the rise of Uber, the taxi industry is too small to survive

Throughout the past decade, the ridesharing company Uber has established its prominence in the transportation industry worldwide. A fixture of the sharing economy that is developing  among millennials, Uber’s growth has largely displaced the...

What America needs to learn about overseas intervention

America’s tendency to interfere in affairs overseas has put the world under an unofficial “American Empire.” Although the term ‘empire’ is not used by the United States directly, other countries which express opposition to...

US Meddling in European Politics is Old News

Richard Grenell is not off to a very good start. The newly-appointed U.S. ambassador to Germany has already caused embarrassment and tension twice since his appointment in May, first with threats of sanctions against...

Contrition and honesty are the best choice when confronting a painful, racist past

In the past few weeks, the Commonwealth of Virginia has been ravaged by another racial controversy. On Feb. 1, 2019, a yearbook from Governor Ralph Northam was released to the mainstream media. This yearbook...

Don’t worry about making the Forbes 30 under 30 list at 18, you’re doing...

Coming home from college is always something to look forward to. You get to go back to your hometown, reunite with old friends, reunite with family and fall victim to questions like “What are...

Lies, fabrications and division: a response to the President’s address on immigration

On Dec. 22, the government shut down for the third time this past year. The shutdown has affected one-fourth of the federal government, which represents over 800,000 federal workers. This shutdown was caused entirely...

Unknown territory ahead as the president claims he can pardon himself

On June 4, President Donald Trump tweeted that he had the “absolute right” to pardon himself, a novel and unprecedented legal claim that he apparently considers his constitutional right. His attorney, Rudy Giuliani, has...

With a chance to show genuine remorse, Ariana Grande plays victim instead

Always somewhere in the midst of the public eye, pop singer Ariana Grande has recently found herself once more in its center after displaying a photo of her latest tattoo online. Written in Japanese,...

ANTIFA’s incivility at Tucker Carlson’s home epitomizes the problems with political discourse today

On Wednesday, Nov. 7, a group of “anti-fascist” protesters gathered outside of Tucker Carlson’s home in Northwest Washington D.C. The local anti-fascist organization (ANTIFA)  stayed for roughly 15 minutes until local police officers arrived....

The VA Mission Act is a false promise and must be revised

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in an attempt to completely reform today’s veteran medical care system, wants to shift billions of dollars to private healthcare. The VA is one of the cabinet departments...