Articles by: Audrey Powell '19

Governor-elect of Virginia Ralph Northam strides onto stage at a campaign event.

One Year After Trump, Progressive Recovery Is In Sight

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

November 8, 2017 marked one year since Donald Trump’s election as the 45th president of the United States. As one of the many blemishes marring America’s history, his election is often a painful memory that lingers in the minds of millions across the political spectrum. Despite the horrifying decisions TrumpRead More

Robert Mueller’s Counsel Begins to Uncover Trump’s Russian Corruption

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since Robert Mueller’s appointment in May as special counsel to investigate Russia’s role in Donald Trump’s P’00 2016 presidential campaign, not much progress seems to have been made in understanding how and why the Russians interfered in the election. However, during the week of October 30, several new revelations wereRead More

To Protect Women’s Rights, Health Insurance Must Fund Birth Control

October 19, 2017 at 9:46 pm 0 comments

On October 6, the Trump administration rolled back the Obamacare-era requirement for employers to include birth control in their healthcare plans. This decision makes it easy to deny female employees a basic health-related need based on opposition to religious or moral beliefs. While the White House is arguing that it’sRead More

Lock Them Up: The Trump Administration’s Email Double Standard

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As first reported by the New York Times, four current and two former White House officials have been using private email accounts to discuss government business — further proving the severity of the hypocrisy demonstrated by the Trump Administration. Just one day before the publication of the Times’ article, PoliticoRead More

Pro-DACA protestors in Los Angeles assemble to chant and display signs on September 4, 2017.

American Dreamers: Why Repealing DACA is UnPatriotic

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The summer of 2017 was a busy one for President Donald Trump P’00, as he made several controversial decisions that sparked discontent throughout the United States. While his equating of white supremacists with social justice activists was truly horrendous, the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programRead More

GOP Healthcare Bill 2.0: Even More Disastrous the Second Time Around

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Two weeks ago, on May 4, the Republican Party finally managed to get the American Health Care Act (AHCA), popularly known as Trumpcare, passed through the House of Representatives. After a failed attempt in March to overturn and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), because of  bipartisan opposition, passing thisRead More

President Trump Will Not Let Girls Learn

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

One of the most inspiring role models for young women in America, including myself, is undoubtedly former First Lady Michelle Obama.  She is the epitome of strength, intelligence, eloquence, and so many more remarkable qualities — making her the quintessential First Lady. However, recently, President Donald Trump P’00 has attemptedRead More

Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon walk together on December 1, 2016

Kushner And Bannon’s Rivalry: A Blessing in Disguise

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As the American people have now seen countless times, President Donald Trump P ’00 behaves like a child. Unsurprisingly, the company Mr. Trump keeps in the White House exhibits the same puerility. According to leaks from within the Trump administration to various newspapers, Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner, two ofRead More

President Trump’s Policies Are Destroying Our Planet

April 14, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For President Donald Trump P ’00, the environment is a trivial concern. While he has ranged from having an “open mind” about climate change to describing it as a hoax created by China, Mr. Trump has been adamant that reinvigorating the coal industry and preserving American jobs are some ofRead More