Vanderbilt Professors Share Their Thoughts on Safe Spaces

Vanderbilt Professors Share Their Thoughts on Safe Spaces

In late August, University of Chicago Dean of Students John Ellison sent a letter to the incoming class of 2020 making clear that the university does agree with recent trends in academia. The letter reads,“Our commitment to academic freedom means that we do not support so-called ‘trigger warnings,’ we do...

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A Step Backwards: Chicago Records Highest Homicide Rate in 20 Years

A Step Backwards: Chicago Records Highest Homicide Rate in 20 Years

By Catherine Kvam and Alejandro Monzon Some U.S. cities are experiencing spikes in homicides, and citizens and government officials are left wondering how to alleviate the problem. This is especially true for Chicago, the city with the highest homicide rate. According to the Chicago Tribune, there were 78 homicides in...

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What will it take to topple Trump?

When Donald trump first announced his candidacy, most observers had a good laugh. Political comedian John Stewart described it as “a gift from heaven,” sure to provide endless material for his last few episodes as host of The Daily Show. It was, in his words, a sort of “comedy hospice.”...

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iCarly: Carly Fiorina is Taking Over the Internet and the 2016 Race

iCarly: Carly Fiorina is Taking Over the Internet and the 2016 Race

Top political analysts unanimously agree – Carly Fiorina was the major winner in this week’s GOP debate. In a dramatic jump from the “kiddie table” debate on August 7th to one of the most popular candidates in the race, the stakes were high for her performance on Wednesday night. Critics...

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