Presidential Debates Round 1

Foreman-Ali. McGreggor-Diaz. Pesi-Coke. All of these bouts between formidable opponents pale in comparison to what we will be seeing tonight when the two least-liked presidential candidates in the history of our country, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, go head-to-head at Hofstra University in New York in the first of three debates before election day. They will […]

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Solidarity with Standing Rock

At the onset of summer 2016, a group of dedicated, young activists from the Standing Rock Native American Reservation in North Dakota embarked on a harrowing fifteen-hundred mile journey all the way to Washington DC– on foot. Their mission was to deliver a petition with over 140,000 signatures to the United States Army Corps of Engineers, […]

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Harambe: a Fallen Comrade & Martyr

It was the day after Harambe’s 17th birthday when a three-year-old child climbed over a protective fence and tumbled into the moat surrounding the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. An inquisitive Harambe saw the child flailing around in the shallow water, as if he were injured. Harambe, being the good-natured western lowland gorilla that he is, […]

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Who Watches the Watchmen?

US Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel defied all odds by becoming the first African American woman to win an individual medal in swimming. Manuel tied for gold with Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak in the women’s 100 meter freestyle, with both athletes setting an Olympic record time of 52.07 seconds.  After winning her first gold medal, Manuel spoke to reporters […]

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2016 National Conventions

After a brutal primary season that left both parties more or less on the brink of collapse, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have emerged victorious from underneath the corpses of the various competitors who once stood in the way of their path to the presidency of the United States of America. During their respective national conventions […]

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Turmoil in Turkey

After a night of intense fighting between forces loyal to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and military forces attempting to stage a coup d’état, Erdogan has proclaimed victory over the separatist forces. When the dust finally settled in the Turkish capital of Ankara, at least 265 people were reported dead and another 1,440 injured during the coup, including 161 […]

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A Thank You Letter To Bernie Sanders

Earlier today, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders joined former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on a stage in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and announced a truce to their bitter rivalry in order to take down a common enemy: Donald Trump. Sanders finally did the inevitable and endorsed Clinton in a conserved, unenthusiastic speech, explaining that This campaign is not really […]

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