Why you should get the COVID-19 booster

COVID-19 is still very relevant, despite the discontinued mandates. Boosters are the answer to continued protection. All around us, there are arguments why we shouldn’t try to pursue a policy of vaccination and maintaining booster shots for COVID-19. For starters, COVID is a disease that has critically affected the population. More than 3.5 million people […]

DeSantis sends migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

In a widely criticized political stunt, the Florida governor relocates nearly 50 migrants to the summer colony. Citizens of famed Massachusetts resort town Martha’s Vineyard got quite a surprise on Sept. 14 when nearly 50 migrants arrived unexpectedly. After much confusion, Florida governor Ron DeSantis came forward to claim responsibility for the unannounced move. The […]

The Elizabethan Age has come to an end

The U.K. is having an identity crisis now that their longest reigning monarch has died. The death of Queen Elizabeth II brought the end of the Elizabethan Age. It is worth asking what this age was and what it represented. Her reign witnessed drastic societal changes as the United Kingdom sought to rebuild itself following […]

Point Counterpoint: Seattle Teacher Strike

Background After a weeklong teacher strike in Seattle, classes resumed on Sept. 14. The district and the Seattle Education Association (SEA) reached a tentative agreement for a three-year contract that includes an increase in pay by 7% the first year, 4% the second year and 3% the third year. The wage increase in years two […]

Andrew Tate censored by media platforms

Andrew Tate was recently banned from popular social media platforms for hate speech. At the dinner table one evening this summer, my 16 year-old brother pulled out his phone and showed me a video of a tattooed, muscular man who thought heart attacks were bogus and claimed that one should “grab a beer and walk […]

Jackson’s water crisis has no end in sight

After weeks of intense flooding, the city’s water infrastructure has collapsed after decades of underfunding and lack of maintenance. Mississippi. The Magnolia State. Home to the beachfront city of Biloxi, Elvis Presley’s birthplace in Tupelo and many lush green grasslands, it is now the state where its capital city of Jackson is currently facing the […]

Biden embraces exceptionalist view of U.S.

President Biden upholds the idea that the U.S. is superior in his recent speech, which is the root of the problem. My fellow Americans — the words that have opened President Biden’s most recent speech and many others in American history — carry a sentiment that unifies Americans across the country. It is an apt […]

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago scandal uncovers potential treason

Over 100 classified documents were found at Donald Trump’s country club. Some documents could implicate him in treason. You have probably heard about the investigations into former President Donald Trump recently. Hopefully, you’ve heard about the recent FBI raid that uncovered more than 100 classified documents — documents which should be held in secure locations […]

“Quiet quitting” is not the solution to your career problems

This new trend in the workplace is allegedly a solution to burnout. The drawbacks outweigh the benefits of this one. The wider internet has recently come to the conclusion that “quiet quitting” is a cure-all for workplace stressors. The solution for exhausted and overworked employees is to abandon the concept of doing your best in […]

Biden’s loan forgiveness plan is making things worse

Biden aimed to help low-income college students in debt. Instead, he screwed every taxpayer in the country and gave colleges the greenlight to raise tuition skyhigh. I have no doubt that most of us are already aware of the Biden Administration’s plan to cancel up to $10,000 of federal loan debt, $20,000 for those who […]