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Affirming the Need for Affirmative Action

Affirming the Need for Affirmative Action

By Amanda Xu ‘18 Recently, an Affirmative Action Bake Sale hosted by the University of Texas’ Young Conservatives group sparked protest. Many students congregated to protest the racist attempt to… Read more »

Facebook and the 2016 Presidential Election

Facebook and the 2016 Presidential Election

By Jordan Pruce ’18 Social media is no longer a forum for just sharing photos, posting statuses, and seeing what old friends are up to.  Now, social media serves as a… Read more »

October Surprise: Clinton Emails and Director Comey

October Surprise: Clinton Emails and Director Comey

By Christopher Adinolfi ‘17 In a shocking FBI action eleven days before the 2016 Presidential Election, Director James Comey publicly announced that more emails were discovered in relation to Hillary… Read more »

The New Era of Antitrust?

The New Era of Antitrust?

By Jason Kim’19 On October 23rd, AT&T Inc. announced $85.4 billion merger agreement with Time Warner. Although several prominent politicians quickly expressed concerns, AT&T executives seem quite confident. David McAtee,… Read more »

Oxygen as a Cure for Jet Lag

Oxygen as a Cure for Jet Lag

By Tiffany Ng ’20 The circadian rhythm is essentially a built-in biological 24-hour clock in plants, animals, and fungi. The most common instance where the circadian rhythm is disturbed is… Read more »

Brain Implants Restore Sense of Touch through Robotic Prosthetic

Brain Implants Restore Sense of Touch through Robotic Prosthetic

By Kristine Lister ’18 While prosthetic limbs have enabled people all over the world to regain lost control of their extremities, new research has re-enabled the sense of touch for… Read more »

The Race for the Supreme Court

The Race for the Supreme Court

By Christopher Adinolfi ’17 The 2016 presidential election has consistently been discussed as one of the most polarizing political battles in U.S history. The use of social media by the… Read more »

Automakers Set their Sights on Electric

Automakers Set their Sights on Electric

By Griffin Schnitzer ’18 The world renowned Paris Motor Show is coming to a close for 2016, and it did not disappoint. Glamorous new product announcements made headlines around the… Read more »

Kabila’s Third Term: An Infuriating Prospect to the Congolese

Kabila’s Third Term: An Infuriating Prospect to the Congolese

by Priya Kankanhalli ‘19 The most recent manifestations of the political unrest in the Central African nation of Congo have been armed protests defying the extended presidency of Joseph Kabila, who… Read more »

The Art of Selling a Candidate

The Art of Selling a Candidate

By Theodore Hong ’18 Unlike businesses, political campaigns vie for not just your dollars, but rather something much more sacred and dignified: your vote. It should then come as no… Read more »

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