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A New Level of Stupid: Allowing Americans to Sue Saudi Arabia

Staff writer Matthew Boyle ’19 examines the implications of a new law allowing 9/11 victims’ families to sue the Saudi Arabian government.

In September, Congress demonstrated a new, dumbfounded level of incompetence. 498 more words


The Gender Loophole in the American Judicial System

Staff writer Eliza Petrie ’20 explores how most rapists are indicted – or rather, how most of them are not. 

After such a traumatic incident as rape, it is natural that one’s immediate instinct would be to wash his or her body and change his or her clothing. 491 more words


Is There a "Right" Way to Protest?

Copy Editor Mandi Paine ’18 argues that black athletes have every right to take a stance against systemic racism, and that their actions do not disrespect the American flag, but in fact, that the flag assures them this right. 569 more words


National Red Ribbon Week (23-31) 2016

The National Family Partnership is taking a stand against the violence and destruction that drugs are causing across the country. What has started as a small movement to pay respect to fallen DEA officer, Enrique Camarena, has now grown into a nation wide event to spread awareness and participation in drug prevention activities.   51 more words

Sixers, Heat Anthem Singer Kneels, Wears 'Black Lives Matter' Shirt While Singing

MIAMI (AP) — A woman performing the national anthem before an NBA preseason game in Miami on Friday night did so while kneeling at midcourt, and opening her jacket to show a shirt with the phrase “Black Lives Matter.” 513 more words


Curt Schilling: Why Do Jews Vote Democrat?

PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — Curt Schilling threw CNN’s Jake Tapper a curveball Friday when he asked why many Jews support the Democratic Party.

The legendary Boston Red Sox pitcher’s comments on “The Lead” seemed to come out of left field after Tapper had been asking Schilling about his controversial social media posts about transgender Americans and Muslims. 422 more words


Does Joe Biden Want To Fight Donald Trump?

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (CNN) — Vice President Joe Biden didn’t pull any punches Friday when he appeared to suggest he wants to fight Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, saying he wished he could take Trump “behind the gym.” 290 more words