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Billionaires should be giving more than pocket change in times of crisis

Courtesy of Brian Solis via Flickr With COVID-19 sweeping the nation at an unprecedented rate, it is clear that the United States was ill-prepared for a pandemic of...

Use it, don’t lose it: excess US farm produce must be harvested and given...

U.S. grocery stores and food pantries alike can hardly keep their shelves stocked with food as COVID-19 continues to plague the country. Supply lines are bottlenecked for a variety of reasons, most of which...

NBA voter turnout has shown to be effective and influential to a wide range...

Despite the criticism of the true intentions behind the NBA’s active efforts to increase voter turnout, it does not change the fact that they have indeed increased the number of citizens voting in this...

It will be a disaster if the United States pulls out of Afghanistan

In September 2020, the Afghan government sat down with Taliban delegates in Qatar, where they signed a peace agreement that included the withdrawal of the United States’ 4,500 remaining troops. However, Taliban delegates have...

Health passports: navigating life in a post-COVID-19 future

Until we are able to get the majority of the population safely vaccinated, COVID-19 tracking and identification apps must be an integral part of our everyday lives. As the world navigates itself through the...

College bribery scandal reveals unsurprising rift in admission process

The U.S. Department of Justice faced a record breaking scandal when it was revealed on March 12 that at least 50 people were being indicted in a college admissions-related prosecution, also known as Operation...

Write Off: Free Speech on Campus

Threats to free speech are real and closer than you might think By Amy Perry, Contributing Writer In response to alleged infringements to free speech on college campuses, the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) are planning...

Campaign finance contributions are a threat to American democracy and should be addressed as...

In 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed in his State of the Union Address that “the need for collecting large campaign funds would vanish if Congress provided an appropriation for the proper and legitimate expenses...

To defeat Trump, Democrats must nominate a grassroots progressive rather than another centrist career...

Ever since former Vice President Joe Biden’s entrance into the 2020 Democratic primaries on April 25, the field has broken historical records, featuring the largest amount of candidates in American history, the greatest number...

The media must not forget the Hong Kong protestors

The streets of Hong Kong swell with the rage of angry protestors, and that rage doesn’t seem any closer to pacification than it was back when the protests started this past June. Said protestors...