Articles by: Jack Bergantino '18

Many walls already exist between the American-Mexican border, but Trump’s administration plans to greatly enlarge their size and scope.

Build The Wall

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This article is part of a for-against series. See the other side here.  Donald Trump’s P’00 promise to build a wall along the Mexican border has been received with two very different responses. One side argues that the wall sends a message that the United States is closing its doorsRead More

The Republican Party Faces Stormy Seas

October 28, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

It was clear that after Donald Trump became the Republican nominee, the GOP had two options: unite behind Mr. Trump or break out into a state of disarray. After months of Trump, an embarrassment to Republicans, parading around as their presidential candidate, the latter has occurred and now the GOPRead More

American Bridges are Falling Down

April 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Although some see the issue of America’s crumbling infrastructure as little more than a talking point for the presidential candidates, it is, in fact, a problem that needs immediate attention for two main reasons: it poses a threat to the safety of everyday Americans, and it stifles further economic growth.Read More

Should USA Follow California’s $15 Minimum Wage: Against

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

California’s decision to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour will cause more harm than good. The new law, which is meant to help working-class people, will actually hurt these people the most. In Seattle, where the minimum wage has steadily increased and will soon reach $15, the availabilityRead More

U.S. Reacts to Immigrant Crisis

March 26, 2016 at 7:28 pm 0 comments

The United States of America is a nation that was founded by immigrants. There is not a single belief or religion that unified its people; rather, diversity is at the very foundation of American culture. As the 2016 presidential election draws nearer, candidates are discussing the issue of immigration thoroughly.Read More