Current Events

The Future of Student Debt in the Biden Administration

Current President Joe Biden released his higher education plan, aimed at providing options to ease student loan debt and accessibility to a two or four-year institution with the goal of having more people enter the middle class, through getting more opportunities for education and career. Unlike his more progressive Democratic rivals Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., […]

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Cybersecurity & Information Leakage During the Pandemic

The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a burden in the lives of many, leaving all beings occupied with adapting to the “new normal,” yet as individuals are more digitally connected than ever, this pandemic is provoking further issues that some people may fail to be aware of. As society adjusts to cope with […]

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Current Events, Politics

Biden’s Syrian Airstrikes

In retaliation against a recent spate of aggressions, including a rocket attack in Iraq last week that wounded US troops, President Joe Biden launched military airstrikes in late February against two Iranian-backed militias in Syria. This was done in response to a rocket attack on the airport in Erbil, northern Iraq, on February 15, that […]

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Recent Policies of the US Government

Under President Joe Biden,  the US government has passed numerous laws that aim to address significant issues of American society today. The new policies are part of the Biden administration’s “American Rescue Plan,” as promised during his election campaign. Pushing their agenda, policies passed are directed to provide help and initiatives to address voting rights, COVID […]

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Xenophobia in the Age of COVID-19

COVID-19 took its grasp on the world before anybody could predict how far it could spread. After a global economic shutdown, many countries have and are still experiencing financial devastation. The United States is no exception, as populous states such as New York and New Jersey have endured significant damage. This economic transformation directly had […]

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Current Events

Women’s History Month

Throughout history, women have been silenced, oppressed, and marginalized. The patriarchal society that many countries live in means that history is almost always written by men. Women have had a profound impact on history and their roles should not be downplayed. In more recent centuries, women have started to take the spotlight as many notable […]

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Current Events

Pollution Is Segregated

There’s a child who’s in her home that has lead paint on the walls; she’s drinking water from the tap that might have toxin contamination in it; she’s playing in a playground that has arsenic in the soil; she’s developing asthma because of the polluting facilities next door; she goes into her school that has […]

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Current Events

The Rise of Hate Crimes Against the Asian Community

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has been accompanied by a rise in anti-Asian racism. Racism against Asians is more or less normalized in Western society. Many societies are inherently xenophobic, but the pandemic further exacerbated it. As many world leaders blamed COVID-19 on Asia, citizens have followed suit and launched hate crimes against the […]

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Current Events, Politics, Pop Culture

Black Leaders Who Are Shaping History Today

Following the lead of trailblazers throughout American history, today’s Black history-makers are shaping not only today but tomorrow. From helping to develop a COVID-19 vaccine to breaking barriers in the White House and in the C-suite, below are Black leaders who are shattering glass ceilings in their wide-ranging roles. Kamala Harris, 56, first Black, first […]

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