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Violence against women has become more prevalent in the media surrounding us. We can see this through the actions of Harvey Weinstein, an extremely prevalent Hollywood producer and co-owner of …

Fifty-eight people are dead, hundreds more injured. The largest mass shooting in United States history. Events in Las Vegas have once more brought the debate on gun control to the …

Criminals do not obey laws. Stricter gun control will neither make people safer nor alleviate the culture of violence in the United States. There are already extensive firearm laws on …

Columbus Day was on September 9. It is a holiday we celebrate in the United States, but is it about time we replace Columbus Day? Los Angeles has changed Columbus …

     There are many well-intentioned public policy ideas out there. For instance, this past election, we heard Bernie Sanders promise free college tuition, and touted higher education as a …

Earlier this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo requested that the SUNY system offer in-state tuition to students in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Maria and Hurricane …

     Last Sunday, Oct. 8, in what could have been mistaken as a scene from a Roman period piece, Vice President Mike Pence appeared in an executive booth high …

     The wage gap in America, mythical or not, continues to be a topic of intense discussion among men and women in the workplace. After reading Muneib Chater’s “Wage …

Amid controversy surrounding how President Trump handled the natural disaster, he has faced accusations claiming he did not do enough. Are these accusations appropriate, or are the critics simply using …

Three devastating hurricanes ripped through the United States between August and September. Texas was hit by Hurricane Harvey, Florida by Hurricane Irma, and Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria. The people …