I’m always up for a challenge. Before moving into college, I said, “This is going to be great! Freedom, new friends and newfound success.” What I really should have said, though, is, “Mom, we need to buy another fan.”
The United States has made the controversial decision to admit 8,000 Syrian refugees into the country this year, Reuters reported. Amidst the protests from the American people, this decision is, without a doubt, the right one. […]
Shopping can often be a painstaking series of events. A person has to plan a time to go out, drive to the store, browse the aisles in hopes of finding the items they seek, wait in line to check out and then drive back home. In a time where convenience and ease of use are in high demand, though, it is no surprise that people are seeking an alternative way to shop in order to avoid wasting time. […]
Apple recently announced its decision to replace the pistol emoji with a green squirt gun as a symbolic stance in America’s ongoing debate regarding gun control. However, this change reflects more on Apple’s stance on the First Amendment than the Second Amendment. […]
One of the attributes that every leader should possess is honesty. We all know Trump is not afraid to speak his mind, despite the reactions that may ensue. On the contrary, almost everything I have heard come out of Clinton’s mouth has been refuted. […]
When a candidate uses fear-mongering rhetoric to appeal not to conservative politics but to extreme hatred, then the problem speaks for itself. Though hateful language is serious, the problem is much deeper than social issues. The trouble is, at its core, in the polarization of politics. […]
The country is still plagued by an unspoken racial binary that divides people into black and white categories. Latinos, Asians and Native Americans are simply put into the “other” category. This racial binary has caused the underrepresentation and inaccurate portrayal of other minorities in the media.