Why Rachel Maddow Releasing Trump’s Tax Returns Was a Good Thing

//CONNER DAVIS// Last night on her show, MSNBC journalist Rachel Maddow released the top two pages of President Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns. The release was met with both liberal and conservative criticism for being overhyped. However, I do not believe her presentation was overhyped. These tax returns have been big news since Hillary Clinton […]

OPINION: Immigrants versus Slaves

//DAVID ROBINSON// On Mon., March 6, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, former presidential candidate and renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson referred to slaves as “immigrants” when speaking to department employees. “That’s what America is about; a land of dreams and opportunity,” Carson said. “There were other immigrants who came here in the bottom of […]

Farhadi’s Oscar for “The Salesman”

//DAVID ROBINSON// Even though a mistake unfolded with the announcing of the winner for Best Picture, the 89th Academy Awards were still an overall success. “La La Land” (2016) took home six Oscars while “Moonlight” (2016) won three and “Hacksaw Ridge” (2016) won two. Emma Stone received her first Oscar for her lead performance in […]

Trump’s Transgender Law

//ANNE GERRINGER// On Jan. 22, 2017, Donald Trump removed all protections for transgender students that had allowed them to use the bathrooms of the gender they identify as.  People in the community who disagree with Trump’s stand believes that if these protections are removed, it will endanger transgender students in schools. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos […]

OPINION: A Decision

//DAVID ROBINSON// I have made many decisions in my life. I am proud of some of them, not so proud of others and regretful of many. This is the essence of humanity; every human being is forced to make decisions. Our decisions affect how people view us, influence our future, determine our place in society […]

The State Of The First Amendment

//CONNER DAVIS// All statistics from The Knight Foundation’s recent study on the First Amendment Many people are worried about how First Amendment rights may change with President Trump in office — especially those rights of the press. Already, six journalists have received felony charges for covering riots in Washington D.C. This is a direct violation […]