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Why is Disenfranchisement Still Acceptable?

Why is Disenfranchisement Still Acceptable?

BY HENRY KOPESKY -ism. That is how we define prejudice and discrimination today, by identifying the lines along which they occur. Racism, sexism, nationalism, classism; all are abhorrently common in the United States today. At the same time, however, each is largely frowned upon, even if it still persists subconsciously. […]

 
 

Complicity in Genocide: Pascal Simbikangwa in Paris

Complicity in Genocide:  Pascal Simbikangwa in Paris

BY SONYA SCHOENBERGER In a 100-day period between April and mid-July 1994, members Rwanda’s Hutu ethnic majority slaughtered nearly a million Tutsi and moderate Hutu with clubs and machetes. Twenty years later, one of the alleged orchestrators of the genocide is on trial in Paris. Pascal Simikangwa, former intelligence chief of […]

 
 

APO and BSA: Same Roots, Different Policies

APO and BSA: Same Roots, Different Policies

BY PAUL BIGG for ALPHA PHI OMEGA Alpha Phi Omega (APO), the co-ed National Service Fraternity, was founded in 1925. One of the Fraternity’s purposes is to bring college students together in fellowship derived from the Scout Law and Oath of the Boy Scouts of America. Historically, Alpha Phi Omega […]

 
 

Why Rubio Won’t Be King in 2016

Why Rubio Won’t Be King in 2016

BY HUGH DUNKLEY, JR.  Marco Rubio came onto the national stage in Florida’s 2010 senate election. He defeated incumbent governor Charlie Crist, who ran as an independent, partially thanks to the Democratic candidate, Congressman Kendrick Meek, who split Florida’s progressive vote. Now, just 1 year after the 2012 election, Rubio […]

 
 

The Coming Collapse of China

The Coming Collapse of China

BY FAHIM MASOUD In a remarkably short time, China has become a world-class manufacturing powerhouse. Not surprisingly, China’s impressive economic growth of 9.5% annually, its widespread economic investments around the world, and its rapid ascent to global power, have caused concern in the western world, especially in the United States. […]

 
 

Urban Agriculture: Back to Basics

Urban Agriculture: Back to Basics

BY HENRY OSMAN For the last few years, urban agriculture has been touted as an “innovative solution,” one that will radically change the fabric of our cities by ending food deserts and filling in abandoned neighborhoods. But urban farming is not a new movement; our grandparents had victory gardens to […]

 
 

THE RHEEVOLUTION

THE RHEEVOLUTION

In January of 2007, Adrian Fenty assumed his position as mayor of the District of Columbia. He entered the office on the heels of a landslide election victory, having won every precinct in the general election. But when, four years later, he failed to win even his party’s nomination, the […]