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Monday, March 25, 2019

Protecting the American people, one less federal job at a time

Staying true to his unwavering stance on allocating $5 billion towards a border wall, President Trump, alongside bringing the government to a partial shutdown, has also issued an executive order that freezes the pay...

Bill Clinton’s scandalous exit means trouble for impeachment today

20 years ago, starting Jan. 9, 1999, and continuing until the beginning of February, the second ever Senate trial of a president of the United States was held, starring former President Bill Clinton. His...

Imperfect flu shot, perfect reasons to still get it

  The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) recently published some startling statistics: more than 80,000 people in America died of the flu in the winter of 2017-2018, the highest number seen in over a...

There’s hope for Myanmar, but the road is a long and painful one

Since 1962, Myanmar has been, in one form or another, under autocratic military control, punctuated by disregard for civil rights and democratic institutions. Only recently did the military regime slowly shift towards democracy, holding...

Trump’s visit to Iraq is a distraction from America’s shaky foreign policy

On Wednesday, Dec. 26, President Donald Trump made an unannounced visit to al-Asad Air Base in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump stayed in the base near Iraq’s...

A nuanced take is the only way to understand Ted Bundy

Coinciding with the thirtieth anniversary of his execution, the late convicted serial killer, Ted Bundy, is rising once more into the limelight. While a consistently contentious subject since the 1970s, this year has seen...

What our president needs to learn about his rhetoric

On Oct. 24, the nation believed for about half a day that President Donald Trump was finally going to understand the repercussions of his seemingly nonstop attacks on his critics. Shortly after law enforcement...

The danger of a no-deal Brexit on the island of Ireland

In June 2016, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019.  For the past three years, the U.K. has been struggling to formulate an effective leave arrangement with the...

In a time of crisis, el-Sisi has kept Egypt afloat

In late 2010, a series of uprisings against oppressive regimes across the Middle East began in full storm. Also known as the Arab Spring, social media spread this spirit of rebellion to several nations....

L.A. teachers’ demands for smaller class sizes can address the city’s educational shortcomings

The United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) is a union that consists of approximately 33,000 teachers based around the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The goal of this union is to help teachers,...