The Power of the Vote

By Grace Rozembajgier One week and one day from now, 218,959,000 Americans take the wheel of the country.  With a pull of a lever or push of a button, these eligible voters show how truly similar they are, as they cast votes which promote their differences. While election day can be seen as a divisive time […]

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  • Interest Groups: What Do They Do?

    By Max Ammerman Hello, my dear reader! Today we’re going to talk about Interest Groups, and the effects they have on our government. Ah, the Interest Group: the appendix of the American political system. We know that it’s there, most of us just aren’t entirely sure as to what it does; yet it has the […]

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  • Why Donald Trump Appeals To Voters

    By Jay Maturi On June 16th, 2015, politician and TV personality Donald Trump announced the start of his 2016 run for the United States presidency. Throughout his campaign, many have repeatedly criticized and questioned the tactics that Trump has used. His policies towards women, immigrants, and foreigners have appalled thousands across the nation. How has […]

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  • Debunking The Myths of Detroit

    By Carly Duncan Detroit has recently become a city with a well-known negative reputation. When I told people that I would be going to Detroit, I received responses like “Why would you want to go there?” and “don’t get shot.” These are some of the common misconceptions surrounding Detroit, but throughout our three-week class we […]

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  • US Women’s Soccer Team Faces Wage Discrimination

    By Grace Rozembajgier With the 2016 Summer Olympics rapidly approaching, the reigning Women’s Olympic and World Cup champions are training hard. However, the US Women’s Soccer Team faces a looming issue regarding pay. The team is paid less than the men despite the fact that the women are not only more successful than the men, […]

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  • Thoughts On #OscarsSoWhite

    By Molly Risk With one of the most well-known and prestigious award shows coming up on February 28th, there has been some controversy around who has been nominated to win an Academy Award this year. The hashtag #OscarsSoWhite has been trending everywhere on social media recently. Some people are astonished at the nominees for this […]

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  • Ace and Luther

    Dear Ace & Luther, Winter formal is coming up soon and I’m excited, but I’m terrified of asking my crush to go with me. How do I ask? What do I do? Please help! Sincerely, Winfo Worries   Dear Winfo Worries, One possibility would be to do the winter formal version of the Promposal.  This is a […]

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  • Detroit City Never Left

    By Molly Risk For so many years, Detroit has been known as the biggest downfall city in America. The city that was once a hustling and bustling place with over 2 million people now holds less than a million residents. People say that it is a city that’s done for, a city with no more potential. […]

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