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Democratic Socialism, Reshaping America's Left

Democratic Socialism, Reshaping America's Left

Brandi-Rose Phiri

May 8, 2019

The phrase “democratic socialism” has been popping up all over the news. Some of the liberals are split about weather they agree with this system, and Republicans think it's just the newest radical idea that all liberals are turning to. Even though many people are forming their opinion without ...

Making Your Own Decisions: Adults Should Keep Their Personal Opinions Away From Children

Making Your Own Decisions: Adults Should Keep Their Personal Opinions Away From Children

April 25, 2019

By Daniel Isacksen Children should be given space to form their own opinions without influence from their parents or other adults. Children are like sponges when it comes to learning new information, and when their parents show a clear bias when discussing ideas on politics or other topics, they tend to...

Not Such A Thin Line: Peoples Political Ideas Aren't Always Black And White

Not Such A Thin Line: Peoples Political Ideas Aren't Always Black And White

April 22, 2019

By Daniel Isacksen Democrats and Republicans are more divided than ever on immigration, transsexual and transgender rights, reproductive rights and gun control, among many other issues. Both parties have members whose beliefs reflect the most extreme versions of their ideologies. However, many American...

Mainstream Media Has Become Too Politically Extreme

Mainstream Media Has Become Too Politically Extreme

Brandon Schnurr

February 8, 2019

The media, often referred to as the “watchdog of democracy,” is a major part of citizens’ lives, responsible for informing the masses and protecting our rights through free speech and freedom of the press. Even if you don’t stay up-to-date on the news, politics, or the many other topics of media cover...

Hoadley Wins the 60th Congressional District of Kalamazoo

Hoadley Wins the 60th Congressional District of Kalamazoo

Joshua McKissic

January 22, 2019

Kalamazoo County, the intersection of hope between Chicago, the Windy City, and Detroit, the Motor City, is home to the House of Representatives 60th Congressional District. On November 6th, the nation-wide midterm elections were held. For the 60th Congressional District, these elections determined ...

Children Need to be Taught the Importance of Voting

Children Need to be Taught the Importance of Voting

Lilly MacInnis

November 20, 2018

  An epidemic is sweeping our country. With every passing year fewer people go out to the polls and vote. This disease wipes more and more voters away until only a select few control our government. The path that history writes is held in the hands of presidential and midterm elections, yet onl...

Social Media Will Shape the Next Generation of Politicians

Social Media Will Shape the Next Generation of Politicians

Nate Goodwin-Kelly

November 14, 2018

As of June 2018, Statista reports over 1 billion Instagram users worldwide, a staggering one seventh of the world’s population. However, that figure pales to the 2.23 billion active Facebook accounts recorded over the same time span. These statistics reveal what has been imminent ever since the initial rise of Faceb...

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Kavanaugh Rock the Nation and Taint The Supreme Court

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Kavanaugh Rock the Nation and Taint The Supreme Court

Raili Nelson

October 30, 2018

To many, the scandals that arose during the controversial confirmation of new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh are irrelevant now that he has been confirmed. But to many, like Loy Norrix Sophomore Megan Hybels, who believe the accusations that were made against him by three separate women, the ...

Immigration Despite Discrimination

Immigration Despite Discrimination

Sonata Davis

June 3, 2018

The inauguration of President Trump brought more than a new face into office, primarily an agenda that involved a crack-down on immigration. His plan to cut down DACA and restrictions on participants from certain countries caused Americans to be more aware of important topics like these. Immigration due to a refugee st...

WE ARE STUDENTS, WE ARE VICTIMS, WE ARE CHANGE: STUDENTS ADVOCATE FOR SCHOOL SAFETY

WE ARE STUDENTS, WE ARE VICTIMS, WE ARE CHANGE: STUDENTS ADVOCATE FOR SCHOOL SAFETY

Emily Lewman

March 12, 2018

This year in the United States alone there have been 18 school shootings, including seven intentional school shootings that have resulted in the death of many innocent students and teachers. According to the Gun Violence Archive, 438 people have been shot and 138 have been killed in schools since the Sa...

Giant Ape

Giant Ape

Glenna Aldag

March 3, 2018

Artist: Glenna Aldag

Mr. President

Mr. President

February 26, 2018

Artist: Evie Bartley

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