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Limits of US Influence in the Middle East

Limits of US Influence in the Middle East

Ale Lewis, Contributing Writer February 23, 2024

In a phone call on the night of Feb. 11, according to NBC News, United States President Joe Biden advised Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu against a ground assault on Rafah, a densely-populated...

The ICJ Case Against Israel Evokes Memories of Bosnia

The ICJ Case Against Israel Evokes Memories of Bosnia

Boen Beavers, Assistant Commentary Editor February 16, 2024

The Republic of South Africa filed a landmark application on Dec. 29, 2023, for proceedings against the state of Israel through the International Court of Justice (ICJ). South Africa contended that Israel...

Lessons From Claudine Gay’s Downfall

Lessons From Claudine Gay’s Downfall

Michael Hanratty, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

On Jan. 2, Claudine Gay resigned as president of Harvard University in response to mounting evidence of plagiarism in her academic work and her response to campus anti-semitism in the aftermath of the...

Breaking My Silence on Palestine

Breaking My Silence on Palestine

Sophia Mendoza, Contributing Writer November 10, 2023

Over the past few weeks, I have watched in horror at the events unfolding within the Levant. At first, I remained radio silent – scared to speak up due to privacy and safety concerns. But it is the power...

There Are No Right Answers in War

There Are No Right Answers in War

Eli Metzger, Assistant Commentary Editor November 10, 2023

There are no right answers in war, least of all this one.  On Oct. 7, the terrorist group Hamas invaded southern Israel, massacring Israelis in their homes, on kibbutzim and at a music festival. I...

A Dysfunctional Supply Chain and its Effects

A Dysfunctional Supply Chain and its Effects

Karina Shah, Contributing Writer October 27, 2023

One of the greatest things about a capitalistic society is that consumers almost always have access to the commodities they want. However, we often do not think about the complicated processes, with numerous...

The Paralyzed House and the Triumph of 21st-Century Politics

The Paralyzed House and the Triumph of 21st-Century Politics

Michael Hanratty, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

In a 2020 interview with Vanity Fair, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) argued that in the 21st century, “stagecraft is statecraft.” Now, he has written his magnum opus. Banding together with seven other Republican...

What’s A Congress Without a Speaker?

What’s A Congress Without a Speaker?

Molly O'Brien, Contributing Writer October 20, 2023

For the first time in the United States' history, the Speaker of the House has been voted out of office. On Tuesday, Oct. 3, the House Democrats, along with eight Republicans, voted to oust Representative...

AGAINST THE GRAIN: Nikki Haley’s policy propositions are strikingly different from Trumpian politics, though she still struggles to make headway in the polls.

Dream Candidate in Trump Time: Why is Nikki Haley Struggling?

Ale Lewis, Contributing Writer October 6, 2023

Across the nation, Americans brace in anticipation of a 2024 rematch between former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden. For months, Trump has dominated in the national polls above his Republican...

Morocco: Three Weeks After the ’Quake

Morocco: Three Weeks After the ’Quake

Sophia Mendoza, Contributing Writer September 29, 2023

Three weeks ago, on Sept. 8, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Morocco. The aftermath of the tragedy has been devastating: over 2,900 people have been killed, and the earthquake resulted in the destruction...

The Popularity Game: Trump Remains on Top

The Popularity Game: Trump Remains on Top

Avery Schuller, Contributing Writer September 15, 2023

The word “leader” elicits a different image, or individual, for each and every one of us. Oftentimes we tend to think of those that have defied social norms, broken racial barriers or caused ripples...

Lebanon Veers Towards its Breaking Point

Lebanon Veers Towards its Breaking Point

Sophia Mendoza, Contributing Writer September 8, 2023

Aug. 4, 2020: a date forever ingrained into the minds of Lebanese at home and abroad.  This was the date of the Beirut Blast, the nuclear explosion that occurred just off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon’s...

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