Patriotism, nationalism, loyalty, allegiance: all words with positive connotations. To support one’s country is to be a good citizen, and to do otherwise is to be unthankful and petulant. Americans either believe America is the greatest country on Earth, or they don’t—but which group is correct? Until recently it wasContinue Reading

Election season rages on, and at times it seems there will be no end. Tensions are rising, and drama that was once entertaining is becoming worrisome. Advocates for each of the leading candidates are becoming more and more fervent in their support, and people with opposing viewpoints find themselves constantlyContinue Reading

Tensions rise as Election Day, still months away, inches closer and closer. Super Tuesday passed by last week, and primary elections are beginning to narrow the pool of candidates to those who have the greatest chance to win. Hillary Clinton leads the Democratic Party, while Donald Trump leads the RepublicanContinue Reading

The United States was founded upon several essential ideologies. One of the most important ones is the right of privacy that is alluded to in the Fourth Amendment. Lately, however, many prominent Americans have been having their privacy stripped from them. The most relevant privacy issue right now is regardingContinue Reading

Debating Bill Maher and George Carlin Throughout this campaign season, Democratic presidential candidates have made a point of maintaining strict political correctness. While Republicans use controversial terms like “Islamic terrorism,” Democrats refrain from using any style of language that could possibly be construed as offensive. Politi- cal correctness is centralContinue Reading

“Chivalry is dead.” It’s a phrase you’ve probably heard, referring to the opinion that men simply aren’t as honorable and gentlemanly to women these days as they once were. In the past, men were held to a high standard in regard to how they treated women. Now, however, men seemContinue Reading

The practice is outdated When applying for college scholarships, there are inherent disadvantages to being inherently advantaged — and many who are inherently advantaged cry injustice. Minorities in need of financial assistance have access to funds that are otherwise inaccessible to non-minorities, and many non-minorities find it unfair. While somethingContinue Reading