As long as Americans remain ignorant and allow for subjective judgements to sway political discourse, then public officials and professional politicians may never be held accountable for their illegal actions and wrongdoings.
Marking his first political speaking engagement since the end of his term, former President Barack Obama urged students at the University of Illinois to fight against President Donald Trump and his regime. The significance of the midterm election has been downplayed in years past and, in our current political climate, this coming November is shaping up to be one of the most important midterms to date.
When it comes to college life, there are many situations that could bother students. Other than the confines of a private conversation, their pet peeves often go unexpressed and the issues plaguing the individual often stay unresolved. If these personal problems are presented to an audience, however, there is an impetus for action and the likelihood of change increases.
Following John McCain’s passing, there continues to remain an empty seat in the Senate. The question now is who is next in line to succeed as the Arizona senator? Is it a young chap leading a political movement or just another dull prospector? After retiring in 2013, Republican Jon Kyl, a former Arizona senator, never expected he would be called upon his state Governor to serve his country’s political body again. However, the death of the esteemed John McCain has nonetheless resulted in the demand …
What the hell is going on at the White House this time? Rod Rosenstein, the Deputy Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice has yet again made it into the public’s eye for carrying out another one of Trump’s absurd demands.
On May 21, California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra filed an appeal against Riverside County Superior Court Judge Daniel A. Ottolia’s ruling overturning the state’s physician-assisted suicide law. Should this have been done? Two of our staff writers weigh in on the issue.
President Donald Trump has addressed one governmental issue; he has made efforts to end the standoff with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program. However, for South Korean President Moon Jae-in to say Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize is irrational.
The sinister scythe that is the opioid crisis within the United States continues to reap the lives of our loved ones, has amassed a body count surpassing the Vietnam War, and remains largely unchecked, if not encouraged by laws passed in the interest of personal gain, our collective naivete in regards to the subject and the inhumane yet popular public sentiment that those who use drugs do not deserve help.
There’s a party in the USA and hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, and heat waves are all invited.
Erick Peraza is on his fourth year pursuing a major in rhetoric looking into an emphasis in politics. He is currently the vice president for the United Without Boundaries club and will be applying to many universities in November hoping to get accepted into a good university such as UC Berkeley.