Category: Opinion

Hugo Chávez, the 62nd President of Venezuela, died on March 5th, 2013. His death triggered a presidential election which was constitutionally required to be called within 30 days. Nicolás Maduro served as interim president following Chávez’s death because the Vice President did not want to take charge of the country as Chávez had nominated Nicolas…

Donald Trump has taken a unique approach to announcing his decisions as President of the United States. Instead of having the White House release an official statement or holding a press conference, his favored method of communication with the masses is Twitter, a social media platform commonly used by celebrities such as Taylor Swift and…

President-Elect Donald Trump has been interviewing and selecting candidates to be chosen for his cabinet. His selection of people will indicate how he will manage the federal government during his presidency.    Trump is filling his cabinet with more current and former members of the military than any other previous president. Donald Trump claimed that…

Melania Trump: the naked truth

  The First Lady of the United States has been a title revered by many until recent events. Melania Trump is under fire due to her scandalous and very public past. The question that now faces many Americans and many young women is how can we all accept this unconventional woman as First Lady of…

Mary Jane, take away the pain

Recently the state of Florida voted yes on Amendment 2 to legalize medicinal marijuana for citizens with specific debilitating diseases as determined by a licensed state physician. This is a fantastic step forward for the field of medicine as the taboo of marijuana as a medicine is being lifted from people’s minds all around the…

Kaepernick: Free speech or disrespect?

Colin Kaepernick used to be the starting quarterback for the San Fransisco 49ers, and now, he’s created more controversy than any other football ever has. Before the start of every professional NFL football game, athletes and spectators alike rise during the national anthem to honor and admire the country. These men and women who stand…

Columbus Day: a celebration of genocide

Who is Christopher Columbus? Columbus was a Spanish Explorer, who, funded by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, took to the high seas to stake claim in land and bring his country glory. A simple man looking for alternate trade routes to Asia, truly a genuine figure. He ran into some peaceful indigenous people that had no prisons, no weapons,…