State of the Union

The Last Ditch Attempt to Dump Trump

Today, 538 electors across the country will meet in the state legislatures to cast their ballots for the president of the United States. Traditionally, this voting remained a formality as most – if not...

Republicans, Save Yourselves

The satirical news source, The Onion, ran this startlingly accurate headline almost a week ago: “Nation’s Women Fantasize About Some Future Election That Isn’t Absolutely Pivotal to Their Well-Being.” Little did they know that...

In Search of Ted Cruz’s Lost Conscience

Political party conventions often have very little to do with actually choosing a nominee; instead, the party uses the four days of free media coverage to promote their candidate with such egregious propaganda that,...

“What is Aleppo?”

Third party candidates have often changed the course of the election cycle by bringing new issues to the forefront of debates and by stealing votes from Democratic and Republican candidates. In 2000, Green Party’s...

State of the Union: Only in the Direction of the Wind

Maybe this sentiment doesn’t hold true for everyone, but I am pretty darn proud of our mascot. Sure, sometimes a daisy doesn’t seem too threatening, but I think that might actually be part of...

State of the Union: Two Sided Coin

I think it will surprise exactly no one when I say that Washington, D.C. is a really, really political town. (Duh. My friend Molly is convinced she saw John McCain on the elliptical at...

State of the Union: Suds Schedule

I think my web editors are getting a little frustrated with me – I’m usually great with deadlines, but there was a special circumstance tonight, alright? The shower was open. I repeat: the shower...

State of the Union: Weathering Change

Do you ever just have a list of people you totally love? I do. A few members of that list include Carol Wasden, my father and Pete Delkus. An odd list of people, but...

State of the Union: Week 1 and Dealing with EST, CST and HST

Saturday, Feb. 6 marked the completion of my first week at my semester-away program, the School for Ethics and Global Leadership in Washington, D.C. If I’ve talked to you, you probably know that I...