Mistrust and skepticism of the CIA

In the first of surely many future presidential controversies, President Donald Trump has come under fire for his recent refusal to acknowledge the Central Intelligence Agency’s report that stated Russia…

Who’s lying to me now?

If there are two things I’ve been obsessed with for the past couple of months, they’ve included following the news and watching The Walking Dead. While both pastimes are fun…

D’oh?

On Nov. 8, America received some incredibly unforeseen news: For the next four years, our country will be run by former reality TV show star, Donald Trump. While half of…

Modern Halloween

Halloween is fun. At every age people can enjoy the simple pleasures the October holiday has to offer: Children receive candy, adults can dress up children in cute costumes, and…

The down side of pipes

The Dakota Access Pipeline is the hottest activist issue in America right now. I know this because according to Facebook, all my friends went to North Dakota to protest this…

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Will the good candidate please stand up?

It seems like everyone hates each other. No, I’m not talking about my 13th birthday party (although that was a disaster). I’m talking about America’s current presidential election. As in…

Paralympics for the gold

There’s no doubt that the Olympics are popular. According to the International Olympic Committee, almost 3.6 billion people watched at least one minute of the summer games held in Rio….

The chill future of Netflix

Netflix is beautiful. If you analyze it and dive down deep enough, this becomes the one thing that ties us all together—everyone has a Netflix account. (If you don’t, you…

Common sense in gerrymandering

Gerrymandering is like the boogeyman. This is a term trotted out and displayed by both Republican and Democratic politicians when their party loses hold of district seats. Gerrymandering is commonly…