Opinion

: Reporter Caroline Weishaar

Was the Government Shutdown Really Worth It?

“A government shutdown is when non-essential discretionary federal programs close. It occurs when Congress fails to appropriate funds,” thebalance.com states. From Dec. 21 until Jan. 25 this happened to the United States government. Those 35 days ...

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A Student Journalist's View on CNN v. Trump

     On Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, President Trump and CNN reporter Jim Acosta clashed during a press conference, which later resulted in Trump’s controversial decision to revoke Acosta’s White House press pass and a CNN lawsuit against the Trump admi...

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Flavored Vape Pods: Should They Be Banned?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced in September that they have an agenda to crack down on flavored vape pods. The FDA declared that minor’s usage of electronic cigarettes has reached an “epidemic proportion.” Scott Gottlieb of the FD...

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The Importance of Traveling When You're Young

As young adults we see the world as our oyster. However, most of us do not know what to do with that oyster. We often find ourselves confused about what is to come, wondering about our next life journey. By default, we fall back on the idea that ...

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How the US Political Divide is Hurting Us

  “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future,” remarks future president John F. Kennedy during a speech...

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