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An unoriginal name for an unoriginal bill

An unoriginal name for an unoriginal bill

March 15, 2017

Since its inception, there has not been a piece of legislation in the last 20 years that has received...

Trump’s executive order jeopardizes women’s health

Trump’s executive order jeopardizes women’s health

February 8, 2017

President Donald J. Trump reinstated what is popularly known as the “Mexico City Policy” on Jan. 23. By s...

Decisions made too soon: Repealing the ACA

Decisions made too soon: Repealing the ACA

February 8, 2017

A population remains healthy with a service as essential as water and heat: affordable healthcare. ...

The music industry says no to Trump

The music industry says no to Trump

January 25, 2017

After the emotional farewell speech former President Obama delivered in Chicago, the city that marke...

President-elect Trump has NEIU students fearful of future

President-elect Trump has NEIU students fearful of future

December 6, 2016

The Electoral College victory of President-elect Donald Trump has students concerned about their future but there is no evidence that mi...

The historical impacts of 2016

The historical impacts of 2016

December 6, 2016

The following events are occurrences from 2016 that will have a major impact on the countries affecte...

Trump’s tone changes, rhetoric amended?

Trump’s tone changes, rhetoric amended?

December 6, 2016

The Trump balloon is deflating. Can you hear it? Its hateful hiss now grows faint. The once bold and ...

Is our freedom of press in peril

Is our freedom of press in peril

December 6, 2016

The U.S. has a luxury that some countries in the world can’t enjoy: freedom of the press. The pr...

Donald Trump, the 45th president of the US

Donald Trump, the 45th president of the US

November 23, 2016

Donald Trump has been elected to be the next president of the United States. I can't say I voted ...

The alt-right across the Atlantic

The alt-right across the Atlantic

November 23, 2016

Just as Britain wanted out of the European Union, the followers of Donald Trump wanted out of the Democra...

The race to the White House: Trump

The race to the White House: Trump

October 11, 2016

Donald John Trump is the Republican candidate running for president in the upcoming November election....

Presidential candidates face off in first debate

Presidential candidates face off in first debate

October 11, 2016

The first presidential debate for the 2016 election began with commentary from John Dickerson, moderator...