April 15 marks the day that the majority of Americans absolutely dread. It’s the day that millions of people have to empty their pockets, savings and overtime work to complete their “civic duty”: Paying taxes. But as college students, it doesn’t quite affect us yet.
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and esteemed author Hedrick Smith was the guest at the Flagler Forum Thursday, March 27 to promote his new book, “Who Stole the American Dream.”
By Hannah Bleau | email@example.com The list of words we’re no longer allowed to say is growing at an exceptional rate. The newest one? Bossy. The front page of the “Ban Bossy” website says, “When a little boy asserts himself,…
Although the tension between Russia and America supposedly dissolved after the end of the Cold War, the two countries have never reached a point of genuine friendship. Old tensions caught media attention when Russian President, Vladimir Putin, wrote a lovely op-ed for the New York Times, which encompassed his deep disdain for the American state.
“Get off the sidewalk nigg*r.”
Every two years, the district engages in perhaps one of the most underrated events in the community: Electing a representative for Congress. Much of the time, it seems these elections seemingly go unnoticed. Nevertheless, it’s a pretty big deal.
It wasn’t just our government officials who weren’t on the same page. Countless American’s didn’t know what the government shut down was or what it even meant. In general, the media didn’t serve the populace well, pushing agendas on both sides. So I’ve come up with the seven questions you were too embarrassed to ask about the government shut down.
America’s economy hit a major downturn in 2008. The housing bubble crises left Americans in economic turmoil, leaving many individuals financially destitute. Many questions have developed concerning the recovery rate. If the economy is recovering, as the media suggests, why…
For Marian Asfoura, who emigrated from Syria to the U.S. in 2006, the country that she left behind is not the one she recognizes on nightly news reports.
By Hannah Bleau | firstname.lastname@example.org
The last election cycle was a devastating loss for the GOP and its counterparts. Undoubtedly, the GOP had a tremendous victory in the 2010 Midterm Elections, but in 2012, something was not as prevalent as before: The Tea Party.