controversies

It seems every time one racially-charged incident ends, a gender or religious controversy takes its place; Ruminate on the issues dividing our nation and world.

Carlos Guerra20 hours ago
2018 Volcanos
- Hawaii, Kilauea Volcano - It was on the 3rd of may when the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory issued an evacuation order for hundreds of people. A fissure had opened up near the indigenous volcanic struc...
Graham Ohayona day ago
Torah for These Times
In this essay, I am going to discuss the relevance of the Torah in the times in which we find ourselves. I want to be abundantly clear, that I am not going to speak at the pulpit, nor do I have any in...
Why Do Some People Want the Apocalypse?
Some people seem to have empty lives other than their brand of religion, which fills the void. In order to keep the world working, we all have to do our part by getting out of bed just to go to work. ...
Jade Rowe3 days ago
Why “Never Again” Is More Than Just a Hashtag
At only seven months in, 2018 is seemingly becoming the year of the hashtag. Although started in 2006 by activist Tarana Burke, the #MeToo era came to fruition earlier this year in January along with ...
The Outside Looking In
Politics are not usually an area I talk about unless it's with my closest relatives. However, seeing all the recent news coming from America makes me realize how little people know about immigration t...
Sandra Catron4 days ago
The American Dream
When America came to be the biggest success of its century, everyone flocked to it. There were immigrants coming from all over the place. There was no hesitation, if someone wanted to be free of somet...
Karen Goldfarb6 days ago
Never Again?
I have spent most of my life trying to understand what makes a Nazi. Ever since I read Elie Wiesel's Night, I was haunted by the horror of what happened to the Jews in Germany under the Nazi regime. M...
Layba sohail7 days ago
Does Color Really Matter?
Think to yourself, are you racist? Why does color matter? Every human just wants to achieve something, why should their skin color matter? A lot of people are racially bullied and feel like they don't...
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Makaio Carter9 days ago
Gun Control
For an average child in America in 2018, being in a school where at any moment a kid can pull out his father’s handgun is scary. For the average adult, a grown man pulling out a new AR-15 on the entir...
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Makaio Carter9 days ago
Gun Control
What About Stricter Gun Control? In America, a staggering amount of crimes are committed with the assistance of deadly, and often military grade weaponry. Whether it’s a brutal, malevolent murder, or ...
The Racist Attorney
This lawyer who shall remain nameless has a history of racist ranting. Oh, not the person you are? When you have a history of being documented on video ranting about illegals, about Jewish people. You...
Shanita Marshall15 days ago
Why, Racism?
I want to find whoever came up with these double standards and kick them where the sun doesn’t shine. There are double standards when it comes to men and women, the races, employment, and dare I say i...
Elijah 18 days ago
US Problems
Homelessness, wealth distribution, and voting controversies have plagued and still are plaguing the United States of America. Arguments have been made that the three of these problems are all intercon...
A Discourse On Recourse: Crime and Punishment
Today, during the modern time of technological advancement and the freedom of information, there is a new form of slavery. One in which freedom is hard to access, and that at the whim of mercy. Curren...
M D23 days ago
Samantha Bee Is Right About Ivanka
During Wednesday’s episode of Full Frontal, Samantha Bee had a message for Ivanka Trump. “Do something! Tearing children away from their parents is so evil, it’s the inciting incident in almost every ...
Rose Gold23 days ago
Gun Control
Attaining a weapon in the United States is very convenient for many Americans. Weapons are so accessible that it leads to many issues, such as gun control. It becomes a severe matter when individuals abuse their ability of being in possession of one. But, what can we do to solve this divisive issue? Our country is very problematic when it comes to the use of firearms. We suffer with fatalities from mass shootings, suicides, accidents, and police interventions. In many of these cases, the situati...
Debunking the Roseanne Myths
Have you ever had a moment that you wish could be erased from history? May 29, 2018, I had one. My Facebook is littered with pop culture talk because, well, I love pop culture. As I was covering the b...
Sarah Bryan23 days ago
To Keep and Bear or Not to Keep and Bear
Through the ages, there has not been so controversial a debate as the one involving an Amendment written by the Founding Fathers to protect the new America from the British monarchy. That debate is ab...