The Green New Deal

Recently, American politician and activist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proposed a ‘Green New Deal’ to combat climate change, but instituted many changes in American life. Ocasio-Cortez hopes to eliminate the usage of greenhouse gases all together, but also stated to the National Public Radio that her proposal “…could be part of a larger solution, but no one has actually scoped out what that larger solution would entail. … Continue reading The Green New Deal

Remix to Incarceration

On February 22nd, Robert Kelly, regularly known as R. Kelly, was arrested and charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four victims. Three out of four accusers claim to have been underage during their sexual encounter with the three time Grammy award winner. The allegations date back to 1998 and are as recent as 2010. According to The New York Times, celebrity … Continue reading Remix to Incarceration

Introducing the Presidential Candidates of 2020

In 2016, business mogul Donald Trump of the Republican Party was elected as the 45th president of the United States. Trump seeks re-election for a second term in the 2020 United States Presidential Election, which is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020. Through the nomination process, voters will either re-elect Trump or a new president and vice-president. Senior Elizabeth Otero comments that, “… considering the … Continue reading Introducing the Presidential Candidates of 2020

A Different Type of Fire in California: Thousand Oaks Shooting

Just last year, almost 60 people were killed by one of the worst shootings in America at a country music festival in Las Vegas. Since the Vegas massacre, the survivors have come together, often celebrating their life at Borderline Bar & Grill, a popular hangout for country music fans located in Thousand Oaks, California. College students of age frequently met up at the Borderline – … Continue reading A Different Type of Fire in California: Thousand Oaks Shooting

Midterm Results in New Jersey

On Tuesday, November 6th, the midterm elections were held in the United States. For New Jersey, despite the scandal rumors, the Democratic candidate Robert Menendez defeated Republican Bob Hugin in the race for Senate by a 10% margin. This does not come as a shocker though, for New Jersey has not elected a Republican senator in more than 40 years. People also voted for representatives … Continue reading Midterm Results in New Jersey