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Sexual assault on college campuses

Sexual assault on college campuses

December 18, 2018

In the era of the Me Too movement, sexual assault has become a topic that is no longer being brushed aside. Because of this new revelation that is taking forefront in the lives of many, places who see...

FDA Crackdown

FDA Crackdown

November 13, 2018

A recent study by a branch of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed that an unsettling number of dietary supplements sold between 2007 and 2016 contained unapproved drug ingredients. Di...

Starbucks controversy

Starbucks controversy

May 7, 2018

What started as a viral video has turned into a massive controversy over the popular coffee company Starbucks. On April 12, 2018, two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks for alleged “distur...

Health issues in the U.S. growing during the holidays

Health issues in the U.S. growing during the holidays

October 31, 2017

No one can deny the extreme urge for junk food during the holidays, but it may be causing more issues than just some skin breakouts. According to Daily Mail, Americans consume more than 7000 calories on Christmas day alone, which is 4400 more than the average 2600 they should normally eat. This can lead to massive w...

Who controls gun control:  The NRA and the driving force behind change in gun policy

Who controls gun control: The NRA and the driving force behind change in gun policy

October 18, 2017

The NRA or National Rifle Association was created in 1871 and became politically active in 1934. In 1977, the NRA created a committee called the Political Action Committee, or the PAC, to channel funds to...

Controversial carving to be removed at Yale University

Controversial carving to be removed at Yale University

September 8, 2017

Amid chaos in Charlottesville, Virginia, a similar issue is underway at one of the nation’s top Ivy League schools, Yale University. The New Haven, Connecticut based university is facing a controversial battl...

Escalating threats from North Korea

Escalating threats from North Korea

August 24, 2017

Leading up to the formal statement regarding their weapons on August 8, North Korea has been improving the capabilities of their nuclear weapons and preparing to test them. Hostile relations between the U...

Trump’s new White House Staff

Trump’s new White House Staff

August 23, 2017

Over the summer there has been much turnover, reassignment, firings, and hirings surrounding President Trump and his team. CNN reports that when President Trump was elected into office in January h...

Changes made to the White House website

Changes made to the White House website

February 13, 2017

On Friday, January 20th, Donald Trump was sworn in as America’s 45th president. He took action to change things almost immediately afterwards. Just moments after the inauguration, the White House website...

Women’s rights through the ages

Women’s rights through the ages

February 7, 2017

Over the past seven generations, women have struggled to gain equal rights as men. They have protested, petitioned, lobbied, spoke in public, and have peacefully protested to get what they feel they deserve...

Privilege in the judicial system

Privilege in the judicial system

October 25, 2016

The United States Judicial branch was designed to try all persons equally; well, at the very least, all white landowning males. Even though it was designed with good intentions, over the years the justice syst...

Women in the draft

Women in the draft

September 30, 2016

In early June, the Senate passed a bill that would require women to sign up for the military draft starting in 2018. The bill will not affect women who will turn or have turned 18 before January 1st of...

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