Richard Nixon is one of the most infamous names in U.S. history. Since the inception of the country, few scandals have ever reached the heights of Watergate. Though never impeached, he only avoided this fate by resigning. This year, Donald Trump seems to be on his way to reaching Nixon’s level of notoriety. Plagued with […]

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With the recent news of Prince Harry’s engagement to American actress Meghan Markle, the royal family is dominating the news yet again. But the recent attention on the British royal family brings up the topic of monarchies in general. It is interesting to think about how long they’ve lasted and how their roles have differed, […]

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No. The answer to that absurd question is no. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway blockbuster is  still very much alive.   It’s been more than two years since I first heard the soundtrack to the musical, and to this day, you can still catch me strolling down Commonwealth Avenue blasting “Satisfied.” But what about the soundtrack makes […]

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While Americans struggle to cope with sexual assault claims on renowned politicians such as U.S. Sen. Al Franken, a major shake-up has occurred in Southern African politics.  Zimbabwe is a quasi-democratic country – despite the systems supposedly in place, the current prime minister has been in charge without interruption since 1980. Ninety-three-year-old Robert Mugabe’s reign […]

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If you’re anything like me, you’re fed up with this current administration and need some sort of relief. For me, I’ve taken up Aaron Sorkin’s “The West Wing,” and by far, this is the best decision I’ve made in 2017. “The West Wing” is everything a show needs to be: intriguing, informative and absolutely incredible. […]

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With all the controversy surrounding the 2016 presidential election in the United States, many of us assume that our elections were a singularity. However, in looking at the many other elections going on around the world, we can see a trend of corruption. Though Robert Mueller’s special investigation may seem like a big deal to […]

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Nowadays, it feels like every time we log on to Twitter there’s a new terrible event in the news. Here are five weird and funny things that have happened in the last few years to take your mind off the sadness of the real world for a little bit.   140 people in Malawi were […]

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Amidst all the depressing news we see on Twitter every day, it can be hard to see the bright side of things. Here are five tweets from politicians that might actually make you giggle instead of making you want to curl up into a ball and cry.   Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years […]

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Live from New York, it’s the most impactful, satirical examination of our nation’s problems!   “Saturday Night Live” has been a staple of American television since its debut in 1975. Beloved performers such as Chevy Chase, Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallon became the legends they are today by inching their way into the spotlight of […]

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Since the rise of Facebook, social media has played a critical role in not only the daily lives of millennials, but it has also played a critical role in politics. Mark Zuckerberg posted in June that Facebook now has 2 billion members. That amounts to about 27 percent of the world’s population. With those kinds […]

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