• Considering Affirmative Action and Asian-Americans
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    In wake of Harvard v. Students for Fair Admissions, which ruled that Harvard’s admission process was “a very fine admissions program”, many have raised objections against affirmative action again, arguing that the policy disproportionately harms Asian American students during the college application process.

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  • The Highs and Lows of Al Franken
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    This is the story of how Al Fraken went from an influential democratic Minnesota senator, to becoming a widely resented figure after his sexual misconduct allegations pressured him to resign in January of 2018.

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  • Faces of the New American Citizen
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    On August 12, USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli held a press conference where he announced new regulations on legal immigration that would come into effect on October 15. The bill mainly expanded on the status of “public charge” as a determinant of the citizenship application progress.

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  • Andrew Yang and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
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    Out of the forty-five men who have held the title of President of the United States, Barack Obama (2009 to 2017) was the first and (so far) only who wasn’t white, and as the world is well aware his polar opposite was elected into office directly after. 

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  • Walmart Bans Vape Sales: How CEOs are Stepping Up
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    Walmart recently announced it will stop selling e-cigarettes in its U.S. stores because of “growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty.” The move comes alongside several similar decisions made by companies like Alibaba and JD.com, both of which banned the sale of Juul devices on their websites just days after Juul’s release in China.

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  • Let’s Talk about Earth Day
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    Consistently falling on April 22nd, the annual event has been celebrated since 1970, and with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) beginning operations a little over seven months afterward (12/02/1970), this first Earth Day may have been the beginning of modern environmentalism. Back in the ‘70s, Earth Day was meant to increase awareness for oil spills, […]

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  • What Does the Mueller Report Mean for Trump?
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    After almost two years of subpoenas, interviews, and fact-gathering, all amid both subtle and vocal attacks by Donald Trump and Fox News, the Mueller investigation has finally ended. In May of 2017, a week after Trump abruptly fired FBI director James Comey—thus ending his probe into potential collusion with the Russian government in the 2016 […]

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  • Wind Power’s Significance to Our Future
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    Will wind power become a key factor for our so planned “green” future? With global warming not seeming to stop, more and more people are starting to care about our planet every day. Although fossil fuel power stations have been our major source for electricity, due to their greenhouse emissions, they are not considered viable […]

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