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President Biden hosts Senate majority leader Schumer, Senate minority leader McConnell, Speaker McCarthy, and Leader Jeffries in the Oval Office to discuss the need to ensure America does not default on its debt on May 16.

Veteran politicians: A legacy of leadership or a relic of the past?

Joshua Tromba, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

Over the years, politicians have remained in office until they were unable to continue working. Politicians like President Biden and Mitch McConnell have recently been brought into question on whether...

Indigenous peoples in North America face a history of genocide, erasure and negative stereotypical portrayals in the media. Many indigenous Americans have called for increased recognition of historical violence, such as through the recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day.

Indigenous People’s Day recognized for a third year

Darren Brumbach, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

North America was colonized hundreds of years ago, and yet it took until 2021 for the Indigenous peoples who have always lived here to receive federal recognition in the form of a day. Additionally, it’s...

The controversy over marijuana is not new, as seen in this photo of the Space Odyssey Marijuana March in  New Orleans in 2001. Via commons.wikimedia.org

Is weed on the road to legalization?

Samreen Ahmed, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

People have debated marijuana laws in the U.S. since the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 first made weed illegal nationwide. Concerns about overcriminalization have risen in the past decades, and more evidence...

How will the federal infrastructure plan affect college students?

Om Oza, Guest Writer September 12, 2021

Fifty years ago in the 1970s, the United States witnessed its last major infrastructure project that added to and revised the layout of the nation. For the past half-century, our nation has been relying...

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala prepares to take over as director-general of the World Trade Organization

A new leader reflects a changing world

Juliana Hubbard and Maira Vandiver February 25, 2021

On Feb. 15, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala made history as the first woman and African to be appointed as director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO).  As the first woman and the first African to occupy...

Staff Editorial: ‘Unity’ is not a shield against accountability

February 4, 2021

January 6 was one of the craziest days of the Trump era. The Capitol was stormed. Police officers met the rioters with a mix of open welcome, support and lethal violence. Makeshift gallows were set up,...

Trump is putting America in danger

Taron Lilly, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

After weeks of delay and only five weeks until inauguration day, President Donald Trump’s administration has officially authorized Joe Biden’s transition to be the 46th president of the United States....

Bryan Series provides insight on post-election process

Abdullah Shahid, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

In a recent Bryan Series event on Nov. 12, the presidential election was at the forefront of conversation as “Firing Line” host Maragret Hoover and CNN correspondent John Avlon gave their analysis...

Staff Editorial: Joe Biden’s transition into presidency begins

December 10, 2020

This November has been one of the most tumultuous months of our lives. Following an intense election week that ultimately favored Joe Biden, Donald Trump has fought long and hard to keep his seat in office...

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