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  • Bette Midler shares myopic take on feminism

    Amidst the anger, outcry, and protest leading up to Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the United States Supreme Court, acclaimed actress and singer Bette Midler sent out a tweet quoting a controversial lyric from a John L...

    Forum | October 15, 2018
  • Trump’s zero-tolerance policy puts migrant children in temporary tent cities in TX

    In the past couple of months, hundreds of bleary-eyed migrant children have been ushered onto buses in the middle of the night. They leave the shelter without saying goodbye and travel hundreds of miles across barren landscapes to a cluster of tents in West Texas, their new home.
    According to The New York Times, the ...

    Forum | October 8, 2018
  • Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testifies

    This past week was filled with testimonies. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified on Thursday before the Senate Judiciary committee, recounting a sexual assault perpetrated by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during his time in high school. Before this hearing, President Trump wondered about the legitimacy of her accusations, tweeting, “I have no doubt that, if the attack on Dr Ford was as bad ...

    Forum | October 1, 2018
  • Colleges must improve racial diversity in faculty

    Diversity is an important part of any college campus, which is why it is always part of a conversation as a university grows over the years. “Diversity” can mean many things: it can signify the distribution of the majors that students choose to engage in, or the balance of genders at a school. Diversity today, however, is commonly used to talk about the racial makeup of a college’s student populat...

    Forum | September 24, 2018
  • Trump suggests compromising First Amendment

    President Donald Trump has not been the greatest supporter of the First Amendment. While running for president, he expressed interest in ‘opening’ up libel laws once he gained the presidency so that he “can sue [writers and sources of ‘fake news’] and win money instead of having no chance of winning because they’re t...

    Forum | September 17, 2018