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Is the Syrian Conflict Devolving Into a Proxy War?

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Hundreds of Syrians are being killed each week as bombs, missiles, and gunfire continue to rain on both fighters and civilians in the midst of a brutal civil war. Both the United States and Russia are involved in the conflict, actively pursuing imperious goals in the region. In order toRead More

Wells Fargo Unapologetic and Uncaring After Scandal

Wells Fargo Unapologetic and Uncaring After Scandal

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since its inception in 1852, Wells Fargo has been the banking hub for average Americans. The enterprise has provided dependable financial services for generations, often being recognized for three key attributes: loyalty, ardor, and honesty. After the recent revelation of the Wells Fargo “phony account” scandal, this is definitely noRead More

Lying, Sexism, and Man-terrupting in the Debate

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Donald Trump has proved himself unfit for the office of the presidency innumerable times throughout the 2016 campaign season, and his most damning performance yet was the first presidential debate. In the short span of ninety minutes, Trump managed to further cement his reputation as a blustering demagogue, compulsive liar,Read More

Snapchat Sets Sights on Spectacular Spectacles

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In a world in which wearable technology has become the future, Snapchat is the newest company to upgrade its product to this form. Snapchat is set to launch their Snapchat Spectacles sometime toward the end of 2016.  Snapchat, a form of social media that involves taking pictures and sending themRead More

Kneeling Down to Take a Stand

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

From as early as elementary school, American children are taught to stand for the national anthem. Placing a hand over one’s heart and bowing one’s head have long been synonymous with showing respect for the American flag and demonstrating that one agrees with what it and the United States standRead More

Sec. Hillary Clinton and Mr. Donald Trump square off at Hofstra University for the first general election debate in the 2016 presidential race.

Clinton and Trump Face Double Standards

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Donald Trump is a walking scandal. Not a day goes by without him spouting some blatant falsehood or offensive comment, and he has no political experience to compensate for it. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton is a dedicated politician. She has devoted her life to hard work and public service, and isRead More

Duterte: A War Criminal in the War on Crime

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

While the recent American election cycle has been filled with surprising comments from candidates of both parties, the rhetoric has paled in comparison to outrageous statements and policies of Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte since he won the election in June 2016. Not only has the president insulted leaders from aroundRead More

The Supreme Court once again failed to come to a decision because of a justice’s vacancy. Since Justice Scalia’s death last winter, the Court has only had eight justices.

Supreme Court Split Leads to More Problems

May 27, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Ever since its passage in 2009, the Affordable Care Act, also known as  Obamacare, has been plagued by two issues: birth control and religious freedom. Although the Affordable Care Act mandates that employers must provide contraceptive coverage to their employees, many religious groups claim that this requirement violates their spiritualRead More

Despite a Spring Chill, Apple is Ripe for Purchase

May 27, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman has always been right about one thing: value investing. Widely considered to be the new Oracle of Omaha (a nickname for legendary investor Warren Buffett), Ackman didn’t build his reputation on high-risk investments or lucky guesses. Rather, it was built due to Ackman’s eye forRead More