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

Change-makers and News-shakers: Delaney Reynolds

by Lizzy Hermosilla ‘23 The name Greta Thunberg is familiar to almost everyone nationwide, but she was not the first young climate activist. Delaney Reynolds was 14 years old when she began advocating for the environment in 2014, and her Florida roots gave her the passion to start advocating for climate reform. Reynolds splits her time between very small No … Read More

Colleges Are Causing Covid-19 Outbreaks. Who Is To Blame?

by Hailey Sepulvado ‘22 As Covid-19 continued to ravage the country in the late summer, colleges debated the difficult question of whether students should return for the fall semester or have them remain at home. The answer to this question varied, to put it mildly. In addition to the inconsistent responses from universities to rising rates of Covid-19 infections, the … Read More

Analysis: Most Memorable Moments of the First Presidential Debate

by Apurva Mahajan ‘22 The first presidential debate of the 2020 election was … something. In the words of CNN reporter Jake Tapper, “that was a hot mess, in a dumpster fire, inside a trainwreck.” The messy debate contained personal attacks and a slew of interruptions. There is no coherent way to cover those chaotic 90 minutes, so instead let’s … Read More