And yet…

In under 24 hours after French President Emmanuel Macron made a call for donation, nearly $1 billion had been pledged. As important as Notre-Dame Cathedral is to history and Catholicism, are the donations overboard? Couldn’t and shouldn’t that money be used for more pressing issues?

Considering the Fact II

America’s timeline is filled with hatred and racism and making statements such as “Make America Great Again” does nothing but prove that the hatred is still there. Can America finally be made great? Perhaps, but it requires addressing and rectifying the deafening silent problems that still go on on a daily basis. 

Tragedy Strikes

Staff Writer: Arie Mitchell As many of you have heard, there was a horrific shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. The tragedy occurred March 15 leaving 49 dead and 50 injured. Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s Prime Minister, has already taken steps to make sure something like this does not happen again. The gunman was identified as […]

Considering the Fact

Make America Great Again. The saying that has been repeated time and time again since Trump’s announcement of him running for president. The question is, however, when was America ever great, especially for everybody?

Country Music is the Best Music

Staff Writer: Michael Brown There are many common myths about country music that a lot of folks seem to think are true. That it’s actually not music, that it uses the same generic drum rhythm in every song, that it’s for hillbillies and rednecks, that it’s essentially the work of Satan himself. I’m here to […]

The Problem With the Second Amendment

Compared to the rest of the world, America loses most of its citizens at the hands of a psychotic man with a gun in his hands. Statistics show that 64 percent of deaths in 2016 were result of a gun according to AP News. No other country in the world has had this problem, and every other country has stricter gun laws than America. It’s crazy how that works isn’t it?

The Ghosts of Terrorism

When people think about terrorism in America, their minds revert to Sept. 11, 2001. However, is that truly the only act? Terrorism is defined as the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political reasons. Domestic terrorism are attacks carried out by United States citizens or permanent U.S. residents. So why do other forms seem to be ignored, forgotten or mislabeled?