Opinion

President Donald Trump addressing CPAC on February 24, 2017 (Unmodified photo by Michael Vadon used under a Creative Commons license. http://bit.ly/1ryPA8o)

Opinion: Why Trump’s Withdrawal From the Paris Climate Accord Hurts American Influence

June 12, 2017 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

On June 1st, 2017, President Donald Trump declared that the United States was withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord. President Trump’s plan to withdraw from the agreement was a promise he made to his supporters during the 2016 presidential election. While Trump’s plan to withdraw from the Paris Climate AccordRead More

Opinion: Donald Trump Is Not the Leader of the Free World

Opinion: Donald Trump Is Not the Leader of the Free World

June 2, 2017 at 2:16 pm 0 comments

President Trump’s recent trip abroad, which included a swing through Saudi Arabia and Israel before a NATO summit in Brussels, was fraught with strange moments and outright gaffes. Some of them were largely inconsequential — footage of Melania Trump “swatting” her husband’s hand away from hers, the president and KingRead More

An Oppose Betsy DeVos Protest in Washington, D.C on January 29, 2017. (Unmodified photo by Ted Eytan used under a Creative Commons license. http://bit.ly/1jxQJMa)

Opinion: The Education Budget: Why This Is Not the Time to Sit and Remain Silent

May 27, 2017 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

If you’re reading this opinion piece, you are probably a college student receiving a Pell Grants and loans. Pell Grants have given me the opportunity to attend my university without taking out loans or accumulating debt at the end of my four years. However, Trump’s new budget proposal has negativeRead More

Donald Trump speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C. (Unmodified photo by Gage Skidmore used under a Creative Commons license. http://bit.ly/1jxQJMa)

Opinion: A Thin Line Between Embarrassment and Threat to National Security

May 18, 2017 at 3:48 pm 0 comments

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian Foreign Minister and Ambassador to the U.S. While his White House staff denied these claims, Trump openly stated that he did indeed share information, and believes that he “had every right to do so”. He tweeted TuesdayRead More

ames Comey alongside President Trump’s former acting Attorney General Sally Yates in 2016. (Public domain photo by the FBI.)

DeBella: Why Trump Fired Comey

May 11, 2017 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

For only the second time in history, the director of the FBI has been fired from his position. On Tuesday, President Trump’s team released a letter from Mr. Trump to now-former FBI Director James Comey informing him of his termination. Within this letter Mr. Trump stated, “While I greatly appreciateRead More

Donald Trump and Paul Ryan shaking hands at the president’s first speech to a joint session of Congress. (Public domain photo by the Office of the Speaker.)

Opinion: AHCA: Healthcare is Healed

May 10, 2017 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

On May 5, the House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. This proposed repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act was a major issue in the recent election and one of the mainRead More

A January 2017 Women’s march in Toronto denouncing President Trump. (Unmodified photo by booledozer used under a Creative Commons license http://bit.ly/1jxQJMa)

Opinion: To the GOP: Do Not Punish Women for Being Women

May 9, 2017 at 2:52 pm 0 comments

As a woman, health care is a vital part of my life. Actually, accessible health care impacts my life in more ways than one. The GOP may not understand this since the America Health Care Act (AHCA), or as women across the nation like to call it, The Anti-Women Act,Read More

Protest on President Trump’s January Immigration Ban in Eugene, Oregon. (Unmodified photo by David Geitgey Sierralupe used under a Creative Commons license. http://bit.ly/1ryPA8o)

Opinion: Should DACA Dreamers Rest Easy?

May 5, 2017 at 1:43 pm 0 comments

I want to believe President Trump has the best intentions in mind. Last week, Trump told Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, to “rest easy”. In a highly publicized interview with the Associated Press, he stated that his administration is “not after the Dreamers, we areRead More

Donald Trump in 2016. (Unmodified photo by Gage Skidmore used under a Creative Commons license. http://bit.ly/1jxQJMa)

Opinion: Trump’s Accomplishments Being Overlooked by Media

May 1, 2017 at 12:20 am 0 comments

Saturday, April 29, 2017, marked President Trump’s 100th day in office, a milestone that has been marked since the term of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933. These past hundred days have been laden with such a degree of negative mainstream media coverage of our new president that it wouldRead More

Opinion: Ted Yoho Town Hall Derailed by the Far-Left

Opinion: Ted Yoho Town Hall Derailed by the Far-Left

April 20, 2017 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

On April 10, U.S Congressman Ted Yoho, R-Fla, hosted a town hall at Abraham Lincoln Middle School in Gainesville. The three-term congressman nearly filled the school’s auditorium to capacity by drawing almost 600 people. This was the latest of several town halls the congressman has held to address constituent’s concerns.Read More