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.

Rose Golda year 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...
Edward Andersona year ago
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 Bryana year 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...
Prince Taburyka year ago
Trans-Panic Stirring over Public Restroom Usage
Dear Readers, I'm writing this to shed some light on a recent situation that has brought a great problem to light: Transphobia. But first, let's break it down for people who don't really know what a t...
Alexa Dickensona year ago
An Open Letter to the Guy Wearing a Second Amendment Shirt the Day After the Day After the Santa Fe Shooting:
Lebron James did it when he wore his "I Can't Breathe" shirt after the murder of Eric Garner. Lady Gaga did it when she sported a "Love Trumps Hate" shirt the day after the 2016 Presidential election....
Darryl Richiea year ago
1st Amendment Right to Free Speech No Longer Exists
On Wed, May 23rd, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced there was a meeting in Atlanta where NFL team owners met and agreed that players must stand for the national anthem, or they will be fined by...
Vermont: A State with Almost No Gun Control and Almost No Murder
Vermont has always had very loose gun restrictions. The Republican Governor Phil Scott ended this tradition of the Vermont constitutionalist gun agenda. But was this a good idea? The three bills that ...
Mason Palmera year ago
The Fat Tax on Clothing
There has recently been some discussion about putting a tax on clothes of a larger size. This has sparked outrage in some areas, and in others, they see why it's fair. In this post, I will be putting ...
Hailey Coruma year ago
Enough
Do you have any idea of what happened on February 14th, 2018? People got up in the morning to get ready for school and work. Parents and older siblings made breakfast. Pets were taken out in the early...
Hanin Najjara year ago
The World Is Silent to Palestinian Death
About 60 Palestinians were killed and 3,000 were injured by Israeli forces at the Gaza apartheid wall when they were protesting US embassy's establishment in Jerusalem. The protesters were largely pea...
The National Day of Reason? Or the National Day of Prayer?
America Could Lose Their National Day of Prayer (Originally written in 2014, updated May 2018) A few months ago on one of the major television news stations, a small note of concern showed up saying, ...
Ben Kharakha year ago
White Supremacist Lingo and Conspiracy Theories
Of a rally that saw an act of white supremacist terrorism our President, Homeopathic Hitler, said, “You also had some very fine people on both sides." Considering that The Worst of Us has had advisors...
Darryl Richiea year ago
Racism: The Anxiety of Black Men in America
Blue Magic is a soul singing group from Philadelphia, PA, and they are known for their hit singles “Slideshow,” “Stop to Start,” “Chasing Rainbows,” “Love Has Found its Way to Me,” and “Spell,” during...
Caleigh Lowa year ago
Is Gun Control Really the Problem?
Students deserve the most nurturing care that American schools have to offer. Imagine accommodating these students’ needs by creating an atmosphere for children that is similar to the comfort they fee...
Ryan McGregora year ago
America & the Arms- Ageddon
In current times, we face many different threats to our way of life, as well as how we operate globally. Not only on a physical level either, as with advancements in technology we've become at risk to...
Johnny Vedmorea year ago
How Philip May's Company Benefits From the Syria Strikes: Lockheed Martin, the JASSM, and the Capital Group
Philip May married the future 81st Prime Minister of the UK, then Theresa Brasier, on September 6th, 1980, at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin in Wheatley, Oxfordshire. They had been introduced to ea...
Ben Kharakha year ago
Possible Gun Control Solutions
America's epidemic of gun violence is easily solved. There are plenty of gun control solutions and the public is hungry to see those solutions implemented. The problem is that there are too many polit...
Lena Baileya year ago
Gun Control
Yet another mass shooting and people are saying that there needs to be gun control. What people forget is that the young men that killed and wounded people at Columbine got their guns illegally becaus...