Zach Terrillion, Oberlin College
These women played a major role in getting Biden elected as president, but is their shallow activism enough?
Sydney Smith, University of Pittsburgh
COVID-19 has laid bare many issues in our society, including the politicization of everything — like masking up.
Aimi Wen, Duke University
We must hold everyone who incited or participated in the Capitol riots accountable, to protect the future of our system of government.
Tanisha Bhat, Boston University
The CNN television journalist, known for his quick-thinking and tough questions, is rehabilitating the image of the media.
Summer Brotman, University of California, Los Angeles
The comedic musical YouTube channel is taking on their biggest battle yet.
While the president blames the state for its fires, the wildfires continue to burn. Better climate change policies and forest management strategies are needed.
Audrey Martin, Boston University
Usually silent on political issues, the comedian put his family-friendly jokes aside to express his vehement anger toward Donald Trump.
Ailun Shi, UC Berkeley
The plan will rid Americans of apps, telecommunications carriers and cloud-based services connected to Chinese companies.
Noah Carey, University of Pennsylvania
The network’s ‘no politics’ policy is cowardly and absolutely unnecessary in today’s climate.
Becca Blyn, Harvey Mudd College
In honor of the president’s two years in office, here’s the most current list of everyone who’s quit or been fired.
Cameron Andersen, New York University
Place your bets — could the op-ed author be either Vice President Mike Pence or first lady Melania Trump?
Samantha Bee’s apology to Ivanka Trump was the first real ‘I’m Sorry’ I have heard in a while.
Ashlyn Leigh Willis, University of North Alabama
Trump might be able to do some good if he can muster an ounce of diplomacy.
Candace Baker, University of Texas at Austin
After making promises he failed to keep, Trump is making it harder for transgender citizens to be accepted and treated fairly.
Rebecca Crosby, American University
Oh, the irony.
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.
Alex Johnson, New York University
It’s not good.
Sarah Lynch, Marist College
The Muslim-American activist who created the Hijab Project has returned to the national spotlight with a new mission: fighting an Obama-era program called CVE.
Elise Bortz, New York University
The March for Our Lives in New York is a reminder of how urgently we need social changes.
Kayla Morosco, Chatham University
Don’t let people tell you that your vote does not matter. It does, especially if you are wishing for a change to happen.
Samantha Jorgens, Central Michigan University
Many of the 35 people who have left the White House previously held positions involving communications or worked closely with President Trump.
Erin Alexander, Middle Tennessee State University
Reports indicate that Tillerson was unaware of his impending firing, which was announced as he was midway through a diplomatic trip through Africa.
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As Mexican, Canadian and American representatives begin to amend NAFTA, only Canada seems concerned with fixing the agreement’s human rights abuses.
Fewer imports and fewer jobs means less green energy.
Dominique Bander, Loyola University Maryland
Before his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Trump signed an executive order to keep open the controversial detention center.
In his address, President Trump laid out a plan for incorporating bipartisan ideas into an immigration plan.
If government money stops flowing, university systems across the country would freeze, including certain financial-aid packages and ongoing research grants.
Leslie Currie, University of Virginia
The Trump administration could leave 200,000 Salvadorans deported after 17 years of building lives in the U.S. and despite obvious safety concerns in El Salvador.
Kathleen Danielson, Carleton College
The Silence Breakers earned Time’s Person of the Year, but there is a cynical downside to their victory.
Camelia Juarez, Texas State University
If the bill becomes official, college students will quite literally be paying the price.
As the Trump administration plans to downsize national monument lands, energy interests seem to be the reason for change despite protests.
Megan Bender, Citrus College
You both love dogs, eating ice cream and watching Game of Thrones. It’s all wonderful, but what about when the dating turns to politics?
A surprising wave of Democrats inundated Virginia politics, and many think Trump is the reason why.
With tensions running high between the mass media and political actors, one question remains highly contested: Should media outlets give equal time to all sides of a story?
Patrick Murtha, Eastern Connecticut State University
With Donald Trump’s ultimatum to Congress, the program that was designed to protect the children of undocumented immigrants could be completely phased out by 2020.
Miguel Robles, University of Colorado Denver
Politically active athletes have a long line of history of not remaining silent, and Colin Kaepernick is no exception.
Brittany Sodic, University of North Texas
How Trump carefully crafted his public image from businessman to leader of the free world, and turned it into a nationally recognizable brand.
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Would Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the Department of Education alleviate the burden of educational costs—or strain them even more?
On the bright side, the president’s tour of Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy and Belgium could have been worse.
Christina Vazquez, University of Central Florida
From diplomatic insight to fart jokes, the Catholic community had plenty to say about the meeting of world leaders.
Alicia Drier, Roosevelt University
In condemning ‘The Tonight Show’ host for toying with Trump’s hair, critics forget what Fallon’s job is.
Timothy K. DesJarlais, University of Arizona
By using the courts to combat Trump’s agenda, the DNC risks defanging the presidency that they hope to win back in four years.
Isabella Waldron, Scripps College
After reports of the program’s cessation conflicted with the White House’s statement, the country is left wondering why women’s education is negotiable at all.
The conflict in the Middle East is a lot closer to home than you think.
Jonathan Kim, University of Texas at Dallas
Supporting scientific innovation, especially the kind that saves lives and makes money, wasn’t a partisan issue before President Trump.
With sweeping cuts to the arts, education and sciences, and increased defense and fossil-fuel funding, Trump appears to be on the warpath.
Amna Ijaz, Collin College
Though Trump claims the news media is his enemy, much of his political platform would be nonexistent without their fearmongering.
An in-depth look at the controversy that might result in the biggest political scandal in American history.
His obstinacy may be childish, but it’s also far more dangerous than it seems.
Tyler Fitch, Florida State University
Everything that President Trump has accomplished, and tried to accomplish, in his first month of office.
Mattie Winowitch, Waynesburg University
We both want what’s best for the country, but the problem is deciding what that means.
Kevin Cordon, University of California at Irvine
From the Rolling Stones’ longevity to Trump’s presidential candidacy, the show has made some startling accurate predictions.
Jessica Peña, University of Texas at San Antonio
With a Trump visit to San Antonio looming on the horizon, Mexican Americans throughout the region reflect on their heritage and the Republican nominee.
Ty Joplin, Haverford College and Guest Contributor
Polls continue to find Trump leading the race for the Republican nomination, despite his truculent, bigoted policies.
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