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Biden Cabinet Nominations Near Conclusion

Nominations for President Biden’s advisory council have almost finished as his administration gets underway President Joe Biden is on the cusp of filling out his administration’s cabinet. After having many March confirmations made of his cabinet secretary positions, the president’s top advisory committee is on track to be completed in...

NEWS NETWORK HIGHLIGHT: MSNBC

Since the start of the Trump era, the term “fake news” has spread rampantly, causing many Americans to question whether the information they see is accurate, biased, or downright false. This has caused much controversy for journalists, news broadcasters, and even news outlets such as CNN, Fox News, or...

AMERICA’S POLITICAL POWER COUPLES

HOW MARRIAGE CAN HELP POLITICIANS  Though there is often only one name on the ballot, the power that ‘dynamic duos’ in politics hold can’t be understated. The advantages and connections these relationships form help each party to advance their careers and provide them a larger platform in which to achieve...

HOW MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY’S MARRIAGE CHANGED OUTSIDE PERSPECTIVE ON THE ROYAL FAMILY

THE AFTERMATH OF MEGHAN AND HARRY’S INTERVIEW WITH OPRAH WINFREY When Meghan Markle and Prince Harry had their fairytale wedding on May 19th, 2018 at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor, it could not have looked more blissful. Nearly thirty million people in the United States tuned in to watch...

BEING THE SPOUSE OF A POLITICAL FIGURE: A BLESSING AND A CURSE

In general, relationships have their pros and cons, but being a partner of a prominent political figure has its own set of pros and cons. It can be a blessing and a curse, as goes the old adage. Although being married to a political figure might be a good...

BIDEN’S FIRST 50 EXECUTIVE ORDERS

WHAT ARE THEY AND WHAT DO THEY MEAN? Since his inauguration on January 20th, 2021, Joe Biden has signed off on an extensive list of executive orders. Most of these orders have been to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic, but a very large portion of executive orders signed by Biden have...

CORI BUSH: POLITICAL POWERHOUSE

A NURSE, PASTOR, AND ACTIVIST TURNED MISSOURI’S FIRST BLACK CONGRESSWOMAN  History has been made in the political realm this year in terms of inclusivity. The number of female and Black, Indigenous and people of color candidates in the 2020 election broke records. An obvious example can be seen in our...

THE IMPORTANCE OF RE-BRANDING SEX EDUCATION

In America, comprehensive, factual, and safe sex education is not being taught in public high schools nationwide. Out of 50 states, only 24 of them require sex education to be taught. This is problematic for a myriad of reasons including an increase in unwanted pregnancies, a lack of understanding...

CRIMINALIZING WITH BLM SHORTHANDED V. BLACK LIVES MATTER

Although February 2021’s Black History Month has come to an end, the significance and messages of cultural identity, awareness, and Black stories are forever of annual spirit and importance. These messages can be summarized in the contents of a simple and well-known phrase: Black Lives Matter. Although the term has...

VIRGINIA AND NEW JERSEY STATE ELECTIONS LOOM LARGE THIS NOVEMBER

This upcoming November, the electoral fates of state governments in New Jersey and Virginia will hang in the balance. With no presidential or midterm elections being held this fall,  these state's elections will be among the most closely-watched in the country. In New Jersey, Democratic governor Phil Murphy is up...