Big Tech Faces Renewed Wave of Lawsuits Amidst Allegations of Monopolizing

by Ella Casey ‘21 Following the House Judiciary Committee’s report condemning a handful of big tech companies—Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple—for monopolistic practices, it has been unclear exactly what action will be taken against these businesses, and when.  The 2020 election results added to the situation’s uncertainty due to the unknown stances of the Biden administration. Before the House committee’s … Read More

Healthcare: What’s the Big Deal?

by Naomi Bang ‘23 As president-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office next January, issues such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—previously coined Obamacare—have emerged for debate. Despite Trump’s continuous attempts to dismantle this healthcare law and the recent Supreme Court case challenging its constitutionality, Biden is an avid supporter of the ACA. He promises to make healthcare a “right … Read More

Change-makers and News-shakers: Kristan Hawkins

by Lizzy Hermosilla ‘23 She is a self-proclaimed abortion abolitionist at the front of the anti-abortion movement. This “she” is none other than Kristan Hawkins, the President of Students for Life and a published author. She’s breaking molds, turning tides and her end goal is making abortion illegal…no exceptions. Hawkins started her passion for the anti-abortion movement at a young … Read More

Here’s What Congress Is Saying About Big Tech Monopolies

by Ella Casey ‘21 For about 16 months, Congress had set out on an investigation into the practices of the largest technology companies in the world. After over a year they have finally made a statement, and it was unexpected, to say the least. On Tuesday, October 6 the House Judiciary Committee released a report stating that the big tech … Read More

Addressing Unhealthy Conditions In ICE Detention Centers

by Apurva Mahajan ‘22 U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has recently faced heat from immigrant rights advocates who state that the conditions undocumented immigrants are facing are inhumane. With the novel coronavirus, the death toll in ICE custody has risen to the highest it has been in 15 years with 21 deaths so far in 2020. The U.S. government … Read More

Conway’s Family Feud Put On Showcase One Tiktok at a Time

by Martholdy Pierre-Canel ´21 Claudia Conway’s fame is due to her being a daughter. Her mother is Kellyanne Conway, who until just recently was the counselor to President Donald Trump, and her father is George Conway, a Republican operative and one of Trump’s fiercest critics. And you think your family dynamic is complicated? As Claudia increasingly expressed her liberal views … Read More

The Candidates on the Issues

Covid-19 Pandemic by Dylan Sondike ‘24 President Donald Trump and his opponent in the 2020 election, former vice president Joe Biden, have completely different views on all aspects of the Coronavirus Pandemic, including the arrival of the virus in the United States, the seriousness of it, how it should be handled, and a national strategy for testing and treatment. As … Read More

Mail-In Voting Playing Larger Role Than Ever Before

by Jimmy Yates ‘21 Voters are turning to mail-in ballots, otherwise known as absentee ballots, in greater quantities than in 2016 and previous elections. Mail-in ballot requests have skyrocketed as many prefer to vote from the comfort and safety of their homes rather than voting at in-person locations on election day.  As of October 9, six million Americans across 27 … Read More

Change-makers and News-shakers: Alexei Navalny

by Lizzy Hermosilla ‘23 “The man Vladimir Putin fears the most” according to the Wall Street Journal is Alexei Navalny. What could a husband and a father of two have on the President of Russia? And without giving away much, the answer is a lot. Not only has Navalny alleged Putin to be behind his poisoning in August of 2020, … Read More

The Candidates On the Issues–in their own words

Compiled by Kate Diuguild ‘22, Lauren Hill ‘22, Nick Schade ‘23, Hailey Sepulvado ‘22, Dylan Sondike ‘24, and Sudha Sudhaker ‘21   The Covid-19 Pandemic President Donald Trump: “We have it totally under control. It’s one person coming in from China, and we have it under control. It’s going to be just fine.” ( January 22, 2020 in an interview … Read More