Victoria Macias, University of California, San Diego
Kanye’s MAGA hat and pro-Trump rhetoric has left fans upset, America confused and everyone wondering: Where is this coming from?
Kate Maxwell, NC State University
And several former Miss America winners have jumped to her defense.
Dana Shugrue, John Carroll University
Has Melania Trump forever changed the American First Lady?
Katie Sheets, University of Vermont
It’s gotten so bad that even John Cusack’s getting involved.
Karena Landler, Georgetown University
It won’t be long till Amazon owns the government anyway.
Rebecca Crosby, American University
Sessions ruled that domestic abuse victims can no longer seek asylum in the United States.
Jamie Lovley, University of Maine
The ‘Jersey Shore’ star’s recent domestic dispute highlights the sad relationship between violent relationships and reality television.
Maya Ramani, University of Virginia
Two glitches in seven days have underscored, yet again, how addicted everyone is to the app.
Alexis Rogers, Temple University
After sexual harassment claims, the company is trying to find ways to prevent further incidents and ensure the safety of its riders.
Citizens gathered in Seoul, South Korea, to protest the use of spy cams in public places, which are known to specifically target women.
And might have helped disenfranchise thousands of voters in Ohio and throughout the U.S.
Melissa Lee, State University of New York at Oswego
Here are the best podcasts to tune in to if you’d rather ignore those pesky CNN notifications.
Cameron Andersen, New York University
She successfully manipulated an entire city into believing she was royalty, but the $62,000 debt on a credit card told a different story.
Eminem’s sound effects in ‘Kill You’ sparked conversations about whether gunshot-like sound effects are appropriate in the wake of mass shootings.
The 45th president spurred more than his fair share of controversy at the 44th G7 Summit shortly before his meeting with Kim Jong Un.
Net neutrality has now officially been repealed, and nobody knows exactly what the future holds for internet usage.
The home rental service allows individuals to register their homes as emergency shelters, bringing new meaning to ‘loving thy neighbor.’
Ryan Secard, College of Wooster
Facebook and Twitter dominate today’s social media landscape, but with bad press popping up left and right, it might not stay that way forever.
Candace Baker, University of Texas at Austin
How the predominantly Catholic country defied centuries-old doctrine.
Since 1999, suicide rates have risen nearly 30 percent.
Samantha Bee’s apology to Ivanka Trump was the first real ‘I’m Sorry’ I have heard in a while.
Raina Sciocchetti, Unity College
Just feel the Bern and imagine the flames of Bernie Sanders waging war on the status quo, eliminating student debt and leading the United States with honesty and integrity.
Fashion icon Kate Spade hid her issues with mental illness behind her bubbly public image for decades.
Trump’s surprising choice to pardon an old woman serving time for drug offenses is good news — but don’t expect big changes out of his administration.
Carrie Christensen, Pensacola Christian College
Men are often removed from the conversation and are now left without certain rights that women have been granted.
Ashlyn Leigh Willis, University of North Alabama
Trump might be able to do some good if he can muster an ounce of diplomacy.
He could pardon himself if he wanted to — not that he has to! — but he could.
Jenna Cramer, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
The film, which was shown to Starbucks workers during their anti-bias training, offers a poignant look into the struggles of African Americans.
Now, finally, the Miss America pageant can finally be about the contestants’ personalities.
Reid is just the latest in a string of TV personalities to be caught in a freedom of speech issue.
The iconic fashion designer was found in her apartment Tuesday morning.
R. Kelly and XXXTentacion, both of whom were targeted by the policy, actually saw their streams rise during the probation.
The verdict provides little insight as to how far the Constitution protects religious liberties and same-sex rights.
If this can happen to an FBI agent, it could easily happen to anyone.
Facebook will remove this section after complaints surrounding fake news and restriction of conservative content.
SESTA/FOSTA, the new bill passed by the Senate, is endangering the sex work community through its harmful generalizations.
Through the financial assistance of the Evans Scholarship, dedicated caddies gain the opportunity to attend college free-of-charge.
After making promises he failed to keep, Trump is making it harder for transgender citizens to be accepted and treated fairly.
Monica Petrucci, Emerson College
Rather than fall in line with traditional Catholic doctrine, the first ever pope from the Americas is forging new territory with an old message.
Ashlyn Willis, University of North Alabama
The Kent State graduate used her college graduation photos to promote her answer to the gun crisis in America: arm the students.
With his term not even half complete, Trump’s environmental legacy has the potential to be the worst of any modern president.
Innovative startup E6PR has created edible six-pack rings, but do the environmental benefits justify the higher production cost?
Sophie Abuzeid, Mississippi College
If even their best baristas routinely misspell customer names, then a half-day of training probably won’t solve much.
Hateful communities of men have been forming at alarming rates across the country.
In light of a new policy for the National Football League, controversy surrounding kneeling during the National Anthem continues.
Nola Hynes Brody, University of Houston-Victoria
The less attended and publicized hearing provided disturbing insights into Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and free speech.
What does it mean to lose 1,500 children anyway?
Kayla Platoff, Maryville University
Recent breakthroughs in 20th-century murder cases have led to a new debate over police access to genealogy databases and privacy.
Volunteers at Siena College are using 3D printing technology to create prosthetic limbs for children.
Recent actions from the governments of the United States and Israel might signal a shift in the fate of the popular two-state solution.
Sarah Lynch, Marist College
In a time when even the cold facts are questioned, journalists may find strength in embracing subjectivity — and breaking journalistic conventions.
Alex Johnson, New York University
Student Andrew Schneidawind wanted to show politicians the fear that students and teachers live through every day.
Erin Alexander, Middle Tennessee State University
The league’s controversial decision to ban the protest might just lead to further political activism.
There’s never been something like this before.
De Blasio has told the NYPD to come up with a plan to stop the police from wasting their time making ‘unnecessary’ arrests for pot.
The Houston football star has a history of altruism when it comes to his adopted city.
Liam Ainslie Mayo, Bard College
Uber recently changed its policies on sexual assault, giving victims a platform to speak out.
In health care, despite decades of scientific advancement, systematic sexism is still alive and well — unlike the women it’s killing.
Jonathan Christian, Northwest Vista College
Are clickbait and biases the future of mainstream news outlets?
Gun control has become a hot-button issue for primaries across the country.
Including the Sutherland Springs shooting and Austin bombings, nearly 40 Texans have died from domestic terrorism since November.
The university will reportedly have to use student tuition to finance the agreement.
Tabitha Prisinzano, Columbia College of Missouri
Incels are making headlines with shocking acts of terror, but where does the incel philosophy stem from?
By creating The American Agora within the university, students of American University are promoting ideological diversity throughout their campus.
Samantha Jorgens, Central Michigan University
Although the water is technically considered safe, Flint residents do not trust the water until all the pipes are replaced.
The controversial decision marks a break with decades of diplomatic precedence.
Dominique Bander, Loyola University Maryland
The popular ridesharing company says it will finally allow accusers to take their cases to court.
Erin Marie Winans, James Madison University
Kilauea is happening now, but here are other volcanoes that people should have their eye on.
Has the rapper’s recent behavior robbed him of his artistic achievements?
Across the country, majors and standardized curricula are becoming a relic of the past.
Sun’s out, panels out.
Emilie Romero, University of Nevada
After the death of a bulldog on a United flight in March, PETA and other animal rights activists have rallied against the airline.
Maybe he’s on to something after all?
While Trump criticized the agreement as being too lenient on Iran, critics fear the retreat will antagonize diplomacy efforts.
Andria Modica, Drexel University
New theories have emerged in favor of the flat Earth, or so Flat-Earthers say.
Oh, the hypocrisy.
America is witnessing a disaster unfold in real-time at the hands of Rudy Giuliani.
A student-started petition has suggested ‘hippos’ or ‘riverhorses’ in places of the Colonials, a term they claim is too deeply tied to systemic oppression.
Selena Lundy, Grand Valley State University
With a population of about 30,000 transgender individuals, Lahore becomes the home of Pakistan’s first ever school for transgender students.
Despite being known for its quick and viral content, these investigations may support the case to consider BuzzFeed as a legitimate news source.
Last year, the president broke a 16-year-old tradition by refusing to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, as anti-immigrant policies have continued to define his presidency.
Gabriella Evans, Northern Arizona University
The organization allowed girls into its ranks, but with plenty of planned segregation.
With billions of users and terabytes of collected information on them, Facebook stands poised to turn the world of dating apps upside down.
According to William H. McRaven, UT’s departing chancellor and the man responsible for the assassination of Bin Laden, there’s no harder gig.
Kayla Lichtman, Middlebury College
Trump may withdraw the U.S. from the landmark Iran deal. What does this mean for America and what will come next?
Shashank Rao, University of Michigan
Facebook and other such social media have been hailed as powerful tools for community building, but what are their limitations?
Outside of existing on Amazon, the show has finally been removed by even the most ardent holdout networks.
According to his lawyer, Cosby received too harsh of a sentence, which they claim is partly a result of the court allowing so many women to testify against him.
Haley Newlin, Southern New Hampshire University
The star, and many others, have pointed to a troubling undercurrent of sexual harassment in the iconic ’80s films.
For an event that claims to celebrate free speech, Wolf has come under fire for speaking too freely.
The father of Meadow Pollack says he doesn’t want money or restitution, he simply wants to expose Scot Peterson as a coward.
Valeria Garcia, University of Texas at Austin
Sean Hannity was just recently discovered to be the third mysterious client of Michael Cohen and he won’t stop denying it.
T-Mobile and Sprint have announced plans to combine companies, despite uncertainty as to whether the Justice Department will allow the merger.
In an era of free nipples and female empowerment, dress codes feel more regressive each day.
Cason Ragland, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Fascists try to hide in plain sight on social media by using dog whistles.
Imagine: Instead of just making jokes about problems, someone made a show about actually trying to fix them?
Support for Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen is taking a severe toll on the civilian population and the U.S.’s foreign policy is a contributing factor.
Breaking down the recent events surrounding Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, and how they could impact democracy going forward.
Palestinians have taken a stand in Gaza, and they are demanding that they be heard and given the basic human rights that they deserve.
Kayla Morosco, Chatham University
Without any actions of her own, the Princess has landed a milestone in the modernization of the royal family.
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