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Nathalia Ramos6 hours ago
My Jaw Dropping Day Reliving Spanish History and the Transition to Democracy
A few days ago I got a text from a close family friend asking if I wanted to go on a tour of the Congreso de los Diputados. Of course I accepted, not thinking much of it. It wasn’t until I arrived tha...
The New Congress
The 116th Congress is run by 67 Democrats and 44 Republicans, to which I say, good. For once, Congress has some diversity. Yes, there is the occasional black representative, but see, my own people, Hi...
Catherine Agati7 hours ago
Reposting of an Old Article: The Lost Vote—Why Are Millennials Not Voting?
REMEMBER, THIS IS A REPOST FOR AN UPCOMING ARTICLE REGARDING THIS ONE. THIS WAS WRITTEN OCTOBER 2015. ALL INTERVIEWEES ARE FROM LEE UNIVERSITY. Quick, name three Kardashians, five of Taylor Swift’s bo...
Nathalia Ramos7 hours ago
An Open Letter to Millennials
This is an open letter to all of the smart, informed, interested, and compassionate young people of my generation. I understand the confusion, anger, and, above all, disregard you may feel when it com...
Tom Sharp10 hours ago
Who’s Ahead in the Democrat Presidential Bid?
The TV debates are a go, and there are a plethora of Democratic candidates to choose from to rival Donald Trump for the Presidency in 2020—over 20 in fact. We’ve already had a few candidates drop out,...
Nick Sonesa day ago
A Letter to a Divided Nation
To The Republic, What keeps this administration up at night are the poor and downtrodden in America, those souls who long to be free from their impoverishment. What keeps this administration up at nig...
Save Lives—Requesting that All Police Departments Have Domestic Violence Units
So, I Finally Did the Thing. The thing I kind of said I would never do. I got “political.” If you can call it that, which I myself do not. I made my first petition to ask for change that I think could...
Visiting the Holocaust Museum
“Think about what you saw.” Those are the words posted outside of the entrance to the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC. I can think of none more fitting. It’s one thing to know what happened, quite a...
Treva Bowdoin2 days ago
Anna Duggar Update: Sadly, She’s Feeling Like Her Old Self Again
We’re approaching the fourth anniversary of the Josh Duggar sex scandal, one of the biggest stories to rock the Christian patriarchy. In August 2015, Gawker discovered that former 19 Kids and Counting...