By Stephen Calandrino You think Russia is the biggest problem the United States faces today? The 1980s are now calling and asking for their foreign policy back. Is that a bit harsh? Don’t look at me, that’s just what former (thank God) President Barack Obama said to failed presidential candidate (thank God again) Mitt Romney … Continue reading Russian Hackers and Media Hacks
By Duane Paul Murphy Last year appeared to be a negative public image for direct democratic processes and institutions. Across the pound, by a 51% majority vote in a non-binding, non-statutory referendum, the United Kingdom of Great Britain decided to withdraw from the European Union after more than 40 years of membership and integration with … Continue reading To The Left: Direct Democracy
by Jack Loh He was smoking a cigarette in between Shahan and McGivney Hall on my way to Political Science class. I don’t know what called me to do this, but something inside made me want to strike conversation with him. He was the same elderly man that presented his veteran’s identification … Continue reading Mr. Updegrove: A Story of Humanity
This one goes out to our seniors. Since we wouldn’t be millenials if we didn’t complain, let’s start with a complaint. Where was our hundred-days party? Most other universities helped their seniors celebrate this milestone, trust me I know, I scrolled past all the Instagrams. drinking a bottle of wine off the … Continue reading Editorial 2/17/17
By Paul Murphy As an American progressive and social democratic leftist, I am always annoyed when those who indicate that we simply do not have enough financial resources to fund new public programs or reforms such as tuition free and debt free public higher education, direct infrastructure investment, expanding social security, or either enacting … Continue reading To the Left: Show Us the Money
By Tower Staff Another year, another tuition hike, is anyone surprised? Well, aside from the freshmen who didn’t realize exactly how much debt they were getting themselves into, most of us saw it coming.
By Tower Staff It’s easy to care about national politics, because that’s what we’re most widely exposed to. It pops up constantly in the form of CNN updates and Facebook videos. We sometimes forget that we live in the hub of it all.
By Rania Abousleiman I am a first generation citizen who was born and raised in the United States of America. A land where freedom, democracy, and equality bleed. A land of opportunity for those born and raised, traveled near and far, and for those who will be coming. I was raised in a household with … Continue reading Around the Table, We Are All Family
By Stephen Calandrino, Class of 2020 Ever since the historic election of President Donald Trump in November of 2016, we’ve all heard the term ‘fake news’ tossed around by members of the mainstream media, at least a couple of time a day. I must admit. I was initially skeptical of the impact of fake … Continue reading The Real Fake News
By Duane Paul Murphy, Class of 2019. Are elected Republicans becoming allergic to the fundamental principles and processes of democracy as well as human rights? Apparently, in this century, they seem to be from sea to shining sea.