Drone strikes are expensive and ineffective
Apr27

Drone strikes are expensive and ineffective

Killing and injuring the people you are trying to protect is the definition of failure and the U.S. drone strikes that have led to civilians casualties in Syria and Iraq is just that. On March 17, the U.S. launched an airstrike in Mosul, Iraq that is believed to have killed over 150 civilians and injured many more, according to NPR.org. This makes it one of the worst civilian casualty counts in the war against ISIS. In 2016, former...

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There’s no fairy tale endings for Grindr
Apr26

There’s no fairy tale endings for Grindr

If you think gay dating apps will help you find a boyfriend think again. I won’t lie, it’s fun and a bit addicting having apps like Grindr or Tinder when you’re gay. It feels like that’s the only way guys will notice you, but all it does is leave you feeling lonelier than you were before. It seems silly, for someone to obsess over getting messages on these apps, but in the gay community that’s how guys meet each other, how...

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Putin’s hands in U.S. election
Apr24

Putin’s hands in U.S. election

Vladimir Putin tried to influence the 2016 presidential election and is possibly influencing the president himself, and yet not enough people are taking this seriously. According to an official statement from the U.S intelligence community, “Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the U.S. presidential election. Russia’s goals were to undermine public faith in the U.S. democratic process,...

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Liberal rabble rousers invade UC Berkeley
Mar03

Liberal rabble rousers invade UC Berkeley

An alarming and increasing amount of the population supports violent actions such as assault, arson, and riots as an acceptable form of resistance to differing opinions. Pepper spraying innocent individuals, beating fallen people, firing fireworks at campus police, setting fires to school property and breaking down doors and windows are left extremists’ way of condemning free speech. Those who rioted at University of California...

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Stand up and fight for your rights
Feb16

Stand up and fight for your rights

With all that is happening politically, and all of the opportunities for activism, students have no excuse to stay passive. The 21st Century is one of information and connectivity. Not being involved in the political conversation or any sort of social activism is no longer a matter of limited resources, but a matter of passivity. To not get involved in the public narrative would only reinforce the notion that millennials are entitled,...

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Muslim ban disgraces entire nation
Feb16

Muslim ban disgraces entire nation

President Trump’s Muslim ban is cruel, racist, bigoted, offensive, prejudicial, reckless, discriminatory, dangerous and unconstitutional. What it’s not is surprising. Trump built his entire presidential campaign around a rhetoric of hate, fear, and the targeting and vilifying of certain religions and cultures. Within the first week of his presidency he has fulfilled his promise of targeting those of Muslim faith, temporarily barring...

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