LGBTQ rights activists rejoice. The U.S. President Barack Obama administration finally took a stance against LGBT conversion therapy on Wednesday. Though no therapy-banning legislation is slated to follow, it’s monumental that the president even commented on an LGBT issue other than same-sex marriage. This is proof that petitions can actually work. The White House’s statement is […]

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Among America’s younger generations, especially the neophyte voters, being affiliated with the Republican Party seems to be rare. This may be for a couple of reasons, which all go back to a core problem that the Grand Old Party is attempting to tackle in 2016. Young GOP affiliates may be quiet supporters and don’t necessarily […]

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By Sarah Burstein, Staff Writer @sarahh_burstein Politics is confusing. It’s complicated, multifaceted and hard to keep up with. Undoubtedly, there are many concepts that people don’t really grasp about politics, and it’s acceptable to misunderstand certain ideas. On the other hand, there’s common sense, and on Saturday, Elizabeth Lauten, communications director for U.S. Representative Stephen […]

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By Jenna Perlman, Staff Writer @jenna_perlwoman She’s done it again, folks. Michelle Obama has won our generation’s hearts through clever humor and catchy dance moves. The White House  recently released a six-second Vine of the FLOTUS (First Lady of the United States) jamming out to “Turn down for what,” holding a turnip. She proceeds to hold the […]

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By Kristina Saliba, Staff Writer One thing I never thought I would share with the President of the United States? We both Vine. That’s right America; your President was recently featured in his very own Vine, a relatively new social media app that let’s you put together short video clips that you film on your smart […]

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By Heather Goldin, Staff Writer @HeatherGoldin In September of 2011, the Obama Administration created “We the People,” a site dedicated to the right to petition for all American citizens. The “We the People” platform has resulted in addressing many important issues from the economy and foreign policy to technology and the environment. But for every well-thought […]

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