Tag: Politics

Photos: Families Belong Together Protest

| July 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Photos: Families Belong Together Protest

Civilians peacefully protest at First Ward Park in Uptown Charlotte on Friday night as part of the nationwide Families Belong Together march. Civilians protest in backlash of ICE and President Trump’s new policies concerning immigrant family separation and child detention camps. Photos by Pooja Pasupula.

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TV REVIEW: ‘House of Cards’ – Season 5

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘House of Cards’ – Season 5

Minor Spoiler Warning for Season 5 of “House of Cards,” as well as all previous seasons. In the four months since President Trump’s inauguration, the United States in an almost constant cycle of political debate and conflict with scandal after scandal sending shock-waves across the country and the world. For its first four seasons, “House […]

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Op-Ed: On Apathy and Social Media Politics

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Op-Ed: On Apathy and Social Media Politics

Don’t you just hate it when you’re scrolling through social media and you don’t see people arguing over politics? That really grinds my gears, man. All I see is doltish clips of dogs behaving whimsically, maybe a cat mixed in every now and then. My timeline is littered with those bland, thoughtless videos of food […]

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All Politics is Local… Especially in 2016

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
All Politics is Local… Especially in 2016

Democrats need to understand something very important: That no matter your politics, your conservative, liberal or progressive ideals, you are your own worst enemy. Already our party is blessed with a two edged sword. Our make up as a heterogeneous party provides sound benefits to a party that could not exist with only middle class […]

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OP-ED: Too early for campaigns

| September 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
OP-ED: Too early for campaigns

For a country that so avowedly hates politics, we sure seem to like to get into it early. We’re just now reaching September 2015 and already we’ve got a GOP debate under our belt. In fact, there are so many Republican contenders for president next year, not all of them qualified for the Fox News […]

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Top five excuses to not vote, and why they aren’t valid

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Top five excuses to not vote, and why they aren’t valid

Although politics can be complicated, we should not let that deter us from our civic responsibility of voting. As college students we have the potential to have a huge impact on our government, if only we could stop tweeting long enough to take advantage of the opportunities in front of us and vote. I myself […]

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