Articles by: Caitlin Morin

Following the February 14, Stoneman Douglas shooting Teens For Gun Reform organized a demonstration in front of the White House demanding gun reform.
(Unmodified Creative Commons photo by Lorie Shaull.

Corporate Responsibility: Some Companies Part Ways With NRA Following Outrage

March 12, 2018 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

After the Stoneman Douglas school shooting in February, a social media campaign calling for a boycott of the National Rifle Association erupted across the nation. Shortly after, many American companies started to pull their support with the interest group. The first company to distance itself from the NRA was theRead More

President Donald Trump with Vice President Mike Pence, then-U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price and Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Seema Verma in March 2017. (Public domain photo by White House photographer Shealah Craighead.)

Trump Declares Opioid Crisis Public Health Emergency to Mixed Reactions

November 13, 2017 at 11:03 am 0 comments

On Thursday, Oct. 26, President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. The declaration has been met with controversy since many believe the declaration conflicts with what the president has promised in the past. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 91 people a dayRead More

Jeff Sessions speaking to supporters at an immigration policy speech. (Unmodified Creative Commons photo by Gage Skidmore.

Sessions Sends Help in Transgender Murder Case

October 30, 2017 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has sent a highly qualified federal hate crimes lawyer to assist in an Iowa murder case involving a transgender teen whose trial started on Tuesday. According to the New York Times, this decision has shocked and confused many Americans since it goes against his notoriouslyRead More

Donald Trump waiting to address the UN General Assembly on issues including North Korea.  (UN Photo by Kim Haughton.)

Status Update: North Korea

October 6, 2017 at 2:26 pm 0 comments

In the midst of the ever-growing tensions between North Korea and the United States, on Thursday, September 21, President Trump signed a new executive order restricting the nation’s financial institutions. Later Trump stated, “Our new executive order will cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea’s efforts to developRead More