• What Cynthia Nixon’s Loss Means for the Blue Wave
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    “This is not the end. This is the beginning,” Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez promised in her victory speech in June. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, after defeating Cynthia Nixon on Thursday, disagreed. The progressive wave that Ocasio-Cortez predicted was “not even a ripple”, according to Cuomo. Cuomo isn’t entirely wrong. Nixon lost by nearly 30 […]

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  • The Rise of New Feminism
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    At the historical Women’s March in 2017, hundreds of people flocked to the streets to protest against the Trump administration and the acts of bigotry that were done under his name. And this year, the same kind of marches have taken place all over the U.S. and the world. From Los Angeles to Rome, hundreds […]

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  • Private Companies in Space
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    The Falcon Heavy rocket just performed a successful launch and landing of a payload into space.  It contained a Tesla roadster, pictured above, and a dummy astronaut. Elon Musk and his company SpaceX has been successfully launching its Falcon series of rockets since 2010.  You may be thinking to yourself, “eh what a big deal; […]

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  • Close Call in Paradise
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    “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Hawaiians received this emergency alert on their phones around noon on January 13. Panicked Hawaiians took steps to protect themselves from an impending nuclear attack. Within the next hour, signs on highways broadcasted the message that the emergency alert was false […]

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  • What to Make of the Latest Developments in the DNC
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    Overshadowed by the Russia narrative, the collusion scandal within the DNC has begun to resurface. Minor concerns about how former DNC chair, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, handled the 2016 primaries were followed by a bombshell revelation: In July, WikiLeaks obtained and disseminated emails from the Democratic National Committee. These emails demonstrated concerted support for Hillary Clinton […]

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  • #MeToo
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    USA gymnastics star McKayla Maroney publicly announced her personal experience as a victim of sexual harassment in response to the recent #MeToo movement on Twitter, writing, “I had a dream to go to the Olympics, and the things that I had to endure to get there were unnecessary and disgusting.” This movement, originally started by […]

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