Rod Rosenstein’s future was put on hold in light of the nation’s other great scandal: the Kavanaugh hearing. courtesy Flickr

Rod Rosenstein lands in hot water amid leak

Rosenstein’s career is in jeopardy after the New York Times leaked a conversation with the Deputy Attorney General. This week, Rod Rosenstein found himself the subject of President Trump’s scrutiny. Last Friday, the New York Times leaked that the Deputy Attorney General may have attempted to record conversations with Trump and invoke the 25th Amendment […]

SCOTUS not representative of American diversity

Leaving the nine-justice structure of the Supreme Court in the past would end the arms race of parties nominating justices. On July 10, several weeks after Anthony Kennedy’s retirement and Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination, Roosevelt University political science professor David Faris wrote for the Washington Post a call for Democrats in 2021 to add more justices […]

graphic by Conner Maggio

Conference-by-conference college football preview

Soccer journalists Chris Lierly and Andrew Noland join real football journalist Lindsey Prather to make their predictions three games into the season. SEC: Andrew: *Cue the slow clap* The SEC managed to make it out of the second-weakest overall non-conference schedule mostly intact; even Missouri has narrowly emerged undefeated with a terrible game against Purdue. […]

As CEO of Tesla, Musk’s public and private actions garner a significant amount of media attention. courtesy Wikimedia

Elon Musk prioritizes business, not politics

The CEO epitomizes the American people’s desire for public figures to be perfect, both politically and personally. Over the summer, entrepreneur and investor Elon Musk has captured the attention of Wall Street for less than enviable reasons. The renowned and undeniably brilliant CEO of three successful companies in SpaceX, Tesla and The Boring Company made […]

Experts disagree on who will win this year’s Premier League

While predictions seem easier now that the world’s most formidable league is in full swing, Chris Lierly and Andrew Noland came to the rational conclusion that getting paid was better for posterity. Chris: 1. Liverpool FC So this is anything but objective, but Liverpool will win the League because of the most dominant attack in […]

Over the last few decades, union membership has dropped considerably while anti-union rhetoric has sky-rocketed. Graphic by Conner Maggio

Labor Day part of larger historical tapestry

Labor Day is the result of decades of union work, but the history of the holiday goes underappreciated in modern politics. Last Monday, we celebrated a day off before our third week of classes. However, most of us have never really paused to consider the day we are supposed to use to allegedly honor labor. […]

Only one star in City of Lights

Student writer Andrew Noland predicts how star Mbappe will bring about the end of the Neymar era in Paris. A dark cloud looms over Parc des Princes. On the pitch, nothing could be simpler: Mbappe and Neymar are dominating in tandem as they lead the Parisians in their quest to defend their Ligue 1 title. […]

College football playoff predictions

Student writer Andrew Noland gives a comprehensive look into this year’s playoffs. Another season, another flawed method of picking our college football champion. Rather than delve into a rant on that (give me a couple of weeks), I’ll instead devote these lines to picking the top four teams that will contend for the championship in […]