With the 2017 – 2018 season ending almost two months ago, the NFL draft is less than a month away. Teams are planning who to draft. Here is how the teams in the league stack up before the drafting starts.
Allowing the Citizen United campaign strategy to be applied has created an open door for changing the platform of the participants who are running. The campaign changed the financial rules that potential candidates have to follow, allowing them to have outside financial support.
Mass murder or “mass shooting”, is a problem that has been recurring in America loosely tied to issues such as gun control and mental illness. This isn’t an article about gun control, gun accessibility, xenophobia, or mental illness. This is an article about how America has allowed itself to become desensitized and apathetic to the issue of mass shootings.
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Neoliberalism is the bane of my existence. Unfortunately, I am neoliberalism. You are neoliberalism. We are all neoliberalism. It is important here to make the distinction between being neoliberalism and being a neo-liberal. It is important as well to define neoliberalism, and why being a neo-liberal is a distinction. Neoliberalism is […]
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Where do we go from here? It’s been nearly six weeks since Election Day. It’s hard to say whether or not the dust has settled since the tumultuous election cycle we’ve endured over the last 16 months. For some, the outcome of the 2016 election was one of the greatest political […]
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – On October 9th, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took the stage yet again for the second debate of the 2016 presidential race. Registered voters from the St. Louis area who have yet to commit to either candidate were randomly chosen by Gallup to attend the event and ask questions. Debate moderators Anderson Cooper […]
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a movement that began after Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African American teenager, was murdered by neighborhood watch patrolman George Zimmerman. According to their website, Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi created the group as a “call to action for Black people” and as “a response to the anti-Black racism that […]
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–The 2016 election has seen vast increases in voter turnout, especially among youth voters. But with superdelegates dominating the scene, are young voices like ours truly being heard? The issue of superdelegates trumping out the votes of the people is not a new one. When Jimmy Carter won the Democratic nomination in 1976, he […]
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–What began with 23 presidential hopefuls has dwindled down to the final five: Bernie Sanders, Hilary Clinton, John Kasich, Ted Cruz, and Donald Trump. Regardless of your political affiliation or candidate preference, there is no denying that Trump and Clinton seem to make up the majority of the news coverage. Of course, […]
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Hey ladies! If making 79 cents to the dollar compared to your male counterpart wasn’t infuriating enough, let’s hope you don’t plan on moving out of New Jersey anytime soon. Of the 45 states with a sales tax in place, only five of them have explicitly removed feminine hygiene products such as […]