Rep Yo Self: Halfbreed Clothing Company Ignites A Cultural Movement

America’s historic internal conflict regarding issues of race and ethnicity has led to centuries of racism and injustice for the minority people who call this country home. Although these issues sometime divide communities, Rudy Tee, founder and creator of Halfbreed Clothing Company has made it his mission to disregard the racial status quo. Halfbreed Clothing […]

Chick-Fil-A Speaks Out….No Big Deal

Chick-fil-A chief executive officer and president, Dan Cathy, has recently come under fire for his comments printed in the Baptist Press.  A public and devout Christian, Cathy shared his thoughts about his definition of family and marriage. He also discussed how his religion has influenced his leadership at the fast food restaurant chain. Cathy is […]

Romney + NAACP = Votes

Mitt Romney’s strategic political move of addressing the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People on July 11, 2012 worked to his advantage, as his campaign intended. Throughout the primaries Romney has come under fire for his repetitive message, lack of explanation on his policies, contradictions, and disconnect to voters. Romney’s speech expressed his […]

Photographer Captures The Last Moments Before Euthanization

An Associated Press article highlighted the work of Tou Yun-fei, a photographer in Taiwan who is bringing attention to euthanization practiced by Taiwanese shelters. Yun-fei is dedicated to giving a voice to the thousands of overlooked dogs who fall victim to lethal injection.  For two years, Yun-fei photographed dogs just moments before they are euthanized. […]

Aftermath of Affordable Care Act Passage

Constitutionality Of The Decision The controversial healthcare legislation initiated by President Obama passed Thursday June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court justifies their decision as it being another tax.  The Constitution allows Congress the power to tax in Article 1- Section 8 of the Constitution it does not specify for what purposes. As a result, all […]

Dealing With Rejection

Taking risks are a part of progression. Auditioning for the lead part of a play, applying for a scholarship, or asking your crush on date all have the potential consequence of rejection.  Finding the courage to pursue your goals takes a certain amount of confidence and faith. However the possibility of rejection can often paralyze […]

The American Electorate is Bitter

This election season, the American electorate has become increasingly bitter toward President Obama and the government in general. Citizens are misplacing blame for the stagnant economic conditions on the president. The public fails to recognize that the Bush Administration ruined America’s economy in two terms, repairing eight years worth of damage is hard to achieve […]

The Art of Procrastination

We all do it, some more than others. It’s a bad habit we try to break every New Year’s Resolution, but we continue. It keeps us up late at night doing homework, writing final papers, studying for tests we knew we had two weeks ago; its procrastination. A pesky thing to shake. Putting off our […]

Will Voter Apathy Among Young People be the Death of the Democratic Party in 2012?

Voter apathy, a critical disease that paralyzes the electorate, in particular young people. According to the 2010 US Census, approximately 49 percent of people ages 18-24 voted in the 2008 election. In addition, 57 percent of people voted ages 25-34 voted in 2008 as well. These numbers are better than years past but a 2010 […]